Tag: Blog Action Day

Respecting Human Rights is Essential for Sustainable Conservation

Written by | October 16th, 2013

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Conservationists are in the human rights business even though many don’t think of conservation in this way. On Blog Action Day, we’re taking a closer look at the Conservancy’s human rights-based approach to conservation.

Blog Action Day 2011: Is Organic Food Better for the Environment?

Written by | October 16th, 2011

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Cool Green Science is participating in Blog Action Day, an annual event that is sparking a conservation about food. Here we break down organic vs. conventional farming.

Blog Action Day: Healthy Water Comes From Healthy Nature

Written by | October 15th, 2010

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Water’s the theme for this year’s Blog Action Day — and Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman reminds us healthy water comes from healthy nature…a connection that water infrastructure planners need to heed.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2010

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It’s Blog Action Day 2010! More than 4,600 blogs from 134 countries are looking to spark a global discussion about this year’s topic, water. We’ll have a post by Jeff Opperman, the Conservancy’s senior advisor for sustainable hydropower, later today. For now, here are some water stories that caught our eye this morning.

  1. See 5 facts about what you might not know, but you should. (Blog Action Day)
  2. Here are 5 simple ways to conserve water. (Mashable)
  3. Is the U.S. already past the point of peak water? (Treehugger)
  4. Senator John Kerry explains why it’s clear there is a worldwide water crisis. (Change.org)
  5. Check out this roundup of cool water-themed apps. (Mobiletuts+)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 16

Written by | October 16th, 2009

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Phew, that was a furious Blog Action Day ’09 yesterday — with more than 13,000 blogs posting 27,000 blog posts in 24 hours on climate change in 155 countries to almost 18 million readers. (The Nature Conservancy and Cool Green Science were thrilled to be partners in the effort.) But the sun has risen again […]

It’s Blog Action Day…to Stop Climate Change!

Written by | October 15th, 2009

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Hey, Mr. and Ms. Cool, Green and Scientific — it’s Blog Action Day! Thousands of bloggers are blogging against climate change today…including Cool Green Science! (Find out more in the video above.) What can you do RIGHT NOW to help slow climate change? Try these Nature Conservancy action items for starters: Use our Planet Change […]

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