Tag: Aldo Leopold

Creative Conservation

Written by | October 16th, 2012

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No place, not even Yellowstone in winter, is unaffected by human impacts. This means every place requires some form of management, even if only to protect what remains of its “natural” condition.

Americans Choose Sun Over Water: Why That’s Bad News

Written by | November 23rd, 2010

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Which do you prefer -– abundant blue skies or abundant blue (fresh) water? It may be hard to have both, especially as climate change continues, says Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman.

Why We Love Rivers, Our Threads of Wildness and Mystery

Written by | October 1st, 2010

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Rivers have a way of captivating us. For the Conservancy’s Jeff Opperman, it all started with the creek in his backyard as a child. What sparked your love of rivers? Tell us!

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 4

Written by | January 4th, 2010

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5 hot green stories to make your work re-entry a little less painful:

  1. What’s killing all the Tasmanian devils? (Wired Science)
  2. Should the United States have a water ethic, like Aldo Leopold’s land ethic? (Water Wired)
  3. Is Whole Foods CEO John Mackey a climate change skeptic? (Treehugger)
  4. What does an environmental refugee look like (and will climate change produce more of them)? (The New York Times)
  5. Why increasing climate change media coverage might be a hard sell. (DotEarth)

In the Moments Before Wild Salmon Return

Written by | June 24th, 2009

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To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering. – Round River: From the Journals of Aldo Leopold It’s not exactly a revolution, but still it won’t be televised, and so that’s why I’m telling you about it here. As you read this, wild Chinook salmon are nosing their way upstream […]

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