Written by Giulio Boccaletti | August 20th, 2013
Hydropower may be controversial, but NGOs must engage with the hydropower community to ensure the impact is positive, says our managing director of global freshwater.
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 16th, 2013
Orangutans are in trouble because their habitat is diminishing at an unsustainable rate. This World Orangutan Day, we take a look at their plight.
Written by Mark Tercek | August 16th, 2013
Why would The Nature Conservancy choose to work with the operator of the largest dam in the world? Read CEO Mark Tercek’s take on a new alliance to improve how dams on the Yangtze are designed.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | August 14th, 2013
Written by Andrew Benson | August 9th, 2013
It’s Friday and you want to get out of the office so we won’t take up too much of your time for today’s #GreenBuzz.
- Great Scott! The future is here! Solar Energy is becoming more popular and more affordable (HuffPo)
- There is nothing sadder than this: Study finds Green turtles are swallowing increased amounts of plastic (Guardian)
- Yeah, that brand new car in your driveway may be sleek and fuel efficient, but by 2040, it may be illegal… (TreeHugger)
- Have you ever thought about doing all of your gardening underground? With a pricetag of 300 dollars, this may be worth a look! (TreeHugger)
- New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling composting the city’s “The final recycling frontier.”(ENN)
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 7th, 2013
Written by Mike Sweeney | August 5th, 2013
Despite our fear of sharks we’re beginning to respect these great predators and recognize how important they are to keeping oceans healthy.
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 5th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 1st, 2013
It’s a new day and a new month, so let’s start it off right with some green news.
- Want to get closer to nature? Try following a toddler, for whom “…the dried worm as tragic as a starving polar bear; the walnut shell as mysterious as the queen conch.” (Grist)
- Iraq has declared its first national park in the southern marshlands that many call the cradle of civilization. (National Geographic)
- Amazon Prime sure is convenient… but is it eco-friendly? (MNN)
- The Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy Act has many asking if it’s really time for space environmentalism. (Wired)
- The Caribbean has lost 80 percent — that’s right, 80 — of its coral reef cover in recent years. (The Guardian)
Written by Megan Sheehan | July 31st, 2013