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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, June 26

Written by | June 26th, 2013

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We’ve got green news on Obama’s climate speech, a massive dead zone and an Exxon Valdez victim.

  1. Obama laid out his plan to combat climate change on a sweltering day in DC, no less. (MNN)
  2. Gasoline party? Massachusetts could be the first state to adopt a carbon tax. (Grist)
  3. New bird species discovered in Cambodia! (BBC News)
  4. All of the rain in the Midwest + massive amounts of fertilizer run-off = biggest dead zone ever for the Gulf. (National Geographic)
  5. The last surviving otter from the Exxon Valdez oil spill has died. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 20

Written by | December 20th, 2011

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Permafrost thaw — just how scary is it?

  1. Melting permafrost is one of the least understood facets of climate change. (Washington Post)
  2. Before dinosaurs, there were dicynodonts. (The Telegraph)
  3. These tiny spiders aren’t fat, they’re just big-brained! (National Geographic)
  4. Camera trap films the nocturnal and secretive pygmy hippo. (Mongabay)
  5. 40% of existing landscapes will change from one major ecosystem to another due to global warming. (TreeHugger)

Nature Photo of the Week: It’s Easy Being Green

Written by | November 11th, 2011

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Wow, look at how that lovely shade of purple really makes this frog’s eyes pop! The green and purple color combination in this photograph is just perfection. Thanks to Flickr user snoopydoobiedog for this great nature shot and thanks for sharing it with The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Eyelashes

Written by | October 21st, 2011

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What amazing detail! From this bird’s eyelashes and deep wrinkles to its weathered beak and bright orange color, this tight shot is absolutely intriguing. Flickr user MalaysiaGuy captured this image and shared it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Thanks! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images—submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by […]

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