Tag: Austin

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, October 9

Written by | October 9th, 2013

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It’s a weird, wild world in today’s green news.

  1. Even Antarctica is affected by the government shutdown. (NPR)
  2. Tanzania’s government minister has a suggestion for how to deal with poachers. (TreeHugger)
  3. This Austin, TX, college professor really wants his students to understand sustainability. (Grist)
  4. Cyborg cockroaches? For kids? There’s an ethics argument for that. (Wired)
  5. This infographic shows the real costs of environmental disasters. (MNN)

Vote for Nature in Your State

Written by | November 2nd, 2012

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Are you voting on Tuesday? We’ve gathered the top 10 conservation measures from around the country — take a look and do your part to vote for nature!

Can You Hear Me Now?

Written by | September 19th, 2012

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Studies have shown that noise from traffic and construction can alter birds’ song–which could spell big trouble for urban-dwelling birds like the endangered golden-cheeked warbler.

Live From SXSW Eco

Written by | October 4th, 2011

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We’re live blogging from the first ever SXSW Eco conference. Come back for updates on what’s happening in Austin, live streaming video, and a link to our Twitter feed.

Evening Bat Flights: One of Nature’s Great Spectacles

Written by | October 13th, 2009

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Yes, I’m an avid birder and professional bird conservationist — but that doesn’t mean I don’t take time for other flying things…like hundreds of thousands of bats. I took a few days off in late August and went down to visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park in southeastern New Mexico, an easy drive for me from […]

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