Category: Markets

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 3

Written by | December 3rd, 2009

 (0)

Electric cars, open ocean fish farms, REDD, Google. From California to Denmark and Brazil to Alaska. Yes, we’re covering all the hot issues in all the hot places around this little planet of ours. Check it all out in Cool Green Morning. Google and Arnold Schwarzenegger make a formidable team: yesterday the Gov of California unveiled a new […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 1

Written by | December 1st, 2009

 (0)

Would a smiley face on your energy bill inspire you to save energy? You may say “no,” but a real-world example found that smiley faces and frowny faces actually make a big difference in energy use. It’s all good, cheerful news in today’s Cool Green Morning, so what’s stopping you? Read on. Photovoltaics that work underground… huh? […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 12

Written by | November 12th, 2009

 (1)

If it’s cool and green, we’ve got it this morning. Open your eyes and read on for the latest news about hybrids hitting pedestrians, tuna fishing killing albatross and the local benefits of nature tourism. Are hybrids more likely to hit pedestrians and bicyclists than other car types, as a new study reports? Treehugger analyzes the […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 29

Written by | October 29th, 2009

 (0)

Does a “green” job make you an environmentalist? Will the world come forward and pay Ecuador not to drill for oil in the Amazon? And how do birds know where to migrate to anyway? We don’t promise all these questions will be answered, but we do guarantee you’ll get the hottest green news links around, or […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 27

Written by | October 27th, 2009

 (0)

It’s indeed a bright green morning today, with positive news everywhere: International Climate Day of Action a big success! Smart meters galore! And here’s the big news: a new study shows your personal actions can make a difference in the fight against climate change! Take that, all you climate change pessimists. Bill McKibben says we need to “stop […]

Choosing Sustainable Fish: Whose Responsiblity Is It?

Written by | October 8th, 2009

 (2)

In a recent New York Times blog, Mark Bittman points to a U.K. survey that says 90 percent of diners want sustainable fish on restaurant menus and claim they’re willing to put their money where their mouths are — but most of those people don’t currently choose fish from sustainable sources. So it must be […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 29

Written by | September 29th, 2009

 (0)

It’s a doozy of a morning here at Cool Green Morning — we’ve got overpopulation vs. overconsumption, tropical rainforests, green brands and more. It’s all in a day’s news. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s opposition to climate change has cost it another member – power company Exelon is the third major utility to pull out of the […]

Sustainable Seafood: What Reef Restoration Means for People

Written by | September 21st, 2009

 (0)

One of the things I love about living in Boston is visiting Cape Cod after the high season has ended. Once the crowds have dispersed and the traffic has eased, I motor all the way up the Cape’s outstretched arm to Wellfleet, Massachusetts, to watch birds, eat shellfish and breathe the salty air. At this […]

Eat a Fish, Save a Fish? The Move to Sustainable Seafood Menus

Written by | September 10th, 2009

 (4)

You’ve heard it before: Our oceans contain some of Earth’s most imperiled habitats. Shellfish beds, coral reefs and seagrass meadows once bustling with life have been depleted, and critical fish stocks have plummeted. Less than 1 percent of our oceans are currently protected. There’s even a giant garbage patch twice the size of Texas floating […]

Why Do Nurseries Sell Invasive Plants?

Written by | August 13th, 2009

 (4)

If you garden, you’ve probably been tempted once or twice to plant something beautiful, new, exciting… yes, exotic. But you know you shouldn’t. Wouldn’t it be easier to resist such temptations if it wasn’t possible to buy invasives at your local nursery or garden store in the first place? A reader from Michigan saw what […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more

Latest Tweets from @nature_org