Category: Green Economy

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 24

Written by | February 24th, 2012

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But will the wind farm be made of interlocking plastic parts?

  1. Overfishing costs the EU 100,000 jobs and £2.7 billion each year. (TreeHugger)
  2. LEGO’s owners are putting $500M into an offshore wind farm. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Is the world’s most popular sports team also the greenest? (GreenBiz)
  4. Federal raids in the U.S. deal a serious blow to illegal rhino trade. (LA Times)
  5. OK, now this is getting serious. Warming climate could make us all shrink. (TG Daily)

Coastal Restoration: A Smart Investment

Written by | February 23rd, 2012

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As more people are urging Congress to pass the RESTORE Act, Mark Tercek hopes lawmakers hear the argument underlying the strong public support.

Making the Business Case for Conservation

Written by | January 27th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Here he looks at an innovative way one company is measuring the value of nature.

Smart Resource Management: Good for Nature, People and Business

Written by | January 26th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland talking about how climate change. population growth and global prosperity impact natural resources. Are other CEO’s listening?

Beyond the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Written by | January 25th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland to talk about innovative ways to tackle water, food, and energy challenges. Here he looks at what underlies those challenges.

Greening Latin America: Investing in Nature for a Sustainable Future

Written by | December 13th, 2011

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New allies in Latin America are showing businesses that improving sustainability has a positive impact on their bottom line, local communities and the lands and waters on which all life depends.

After the Kyoto Protocol, What’s Next for Climate Change?

Written by | November 28th, 2011

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Delegates are meeting in Durban, South Africa to negotiate a global agreement on climate change. Are they asking the right question? Glenn Prickett may have a better idea.

Rebuilding Fisheries: There’s an App for That

Written by | November 15th, 2011

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Fishers off the coast of California are trying a new way to work together that is helping them all make money and ensure there will be fish to catch tomorrow.

Message to Congress: Healthy Lands and Waters Support a Healthy Economy

Written by | November 10th, 2011

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Conservation spending did not cause the budget deficit and cutting conservation cannot fix it. In fact, supporting conservation is extremely important for our economy.

Salmon Flourish When Great Trees Fall

Written by | November 4th, 2011

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The Coho salmon population in California has fallen 99% in 60 years. Traditional restoration methods are time-consuming and expensive, but a new idea is saving money and just may save the coho.

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