Tag: Audubon

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 19

Written by | December 19th, 2012

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It’s that time of the year again…

  1. The annual Audubon Christmas Bird count is on! (Audubon)
  2. A Conservancy freshwater scientist is voyaging down the Mekong River with his family to help determine the river’s uncertain future. (Green)
  3. We keep hearing about it, but why should we care? Well, here are 7 reasons why Arctic sea ice matters. (MNN)
  4. Interesting: The 5 most over-looked energy stories of 2012. (National Geographic)
  5. More than 100 research chimps are getting a new–and permanent–retirement home. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 15

Written by | December 15th, 2011

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Be prepared to be extremely bugged out.

  1. Scientists have discovered a jumping cockroach — and there’s video! (Huffington Post)
  2. At IKEA, you can shop for furniture, eat Swedish meatballs and now charge your electric vehicle. (Market Watch)
  3. Chicago’s Uncommon Ground is the greenest restaurant in the country. (TreeHugger)
  4. Have you signed up for Audobon’s annual Christmas Bird Count? (Audubon)
  5. Black hole to eat a cloud of gas. Nom nom nom. (National Geographic)

Fall Birding: Rise to the Challenge!

Written by | September 22nd, 2011

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Hurry, it’s time to get outside for fall bird migrations! Get tips on knowing when and where to go, plus find out why birds are quieter and less colorful during their autumn migration.

Canaries in the Climate Change Coal Mine?

Written by | February 23rd, 2009

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My colleagues at National Audubon have just released a detailed analysis of the response of birds in North America to climate change — you can read the full report here.  A lot of my past research has been in the field of biogeography and changes in avian distribution, so I find this work very exciting […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 11

Written by | February 11th, 2009

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What an amazing photo of an Australian firefighter offering an injured koala bear a drink on Monday after fighting wildfires in Australia. But are those fires being made worse by climate change? Read all the latest in online green below: We’re All Arsonists: Is climate change the cause of Australia’s horrific wildfires? Tim Flannery of […]

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