Category: The Caribbean

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 23

Written by | July 23rd, 2009

 (1)

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Steven Chu www.thedailyshow.com   First, we hear Steven Chu has a Facebook page. Now he’s appearing on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. What next? Read on for all the latest Cool Green News on this fine Cool Green Morning. Will farmers do […]

Dispatch from Bonn: What Really Happens at These Meetings, Anyhow?

Written by | June 11th, 2009

 (0)

Round Two in the 2009 climate negotiations is underway in Bonn, Germany. The Nature Conservancy has a small team here pushing forward on our objectives for a new global climate agreement that will be finalized this December in Copenhagen. Last week I outlined why we are here and what success means for The Nature Conservancy […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 12

Written by | May 12th, 2009

 (1)

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining… the only thing missing is your daily dose of top green news stories. Well, look no further. You’ve seen “The Story of Stuff” video, haven’t you? It’s become a big hit in classrooms across the country, so keep up with the kids and check it out (short clip above, full-length version at […]

U.S.-Cuba Ties: How Will Cuban Crocodiles Fare?

Written by | April 23rd, 2009

 (2)

Over the last week — as the Obama administration once again assumed its increasingly familiar role as polite undertaker at the funeral of a failed U.S. policy — it has become clear that a new phase in the long, intimate, but tormented, relationship between the United States and Cuba has begun. As the two countries flutter their diplomatic eyelashes […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 20

Written by | March 20th, 2009

 (0)

Happy vernal equinox! (Don’t worry–it happened about an hour ago…we checked.) The center of the sun has officially crossed the equator and is headed north…and we’re heating up with five of the hottest green stories on the Interwebs this morning: At Least It’s Not About Eating Children…Or Is It? A new Jonathan Swift (or a […]

Should We Be Reintroducing Species?

Written by | February 10th, 2009

 (1)

It’s a much-debated question: Should we be reintroducing species to their former habitats? After all, most modern-day species extinctions came about because of human interference, from poaching to habitat destruction. And once those species are gone from their native habitats, the ecosystems change in response. But should we restore the balance? Bring back, say, elephants to South […]

Where’s the Best Place You’ve Ever Dived?

Written by | January 10th, 2009

 (17)

As a marine biologist, I’m extremely fortunate that I get to visit some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs. Many people have asked me: “Where is the best place you’ve ever dived?” Wow, now that’s a tough question. For sheer biodiversity, it’s the Coral Triangle, where the range of life forms, in all shapes […]

Will Countries Take Aim?

Written by | December 21st, 2008

 (0)

I read a BBC article today about global environmental treaties — you know, like the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) –  and whether the targets they set mean anything to governments. Such treaties do seem like a whole lot of work to get countries to finally […]

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