Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2011

 (0)

Congrats to William and Kate! We know the couple tried their best to keep it green but …

  1. Mostly due to air travel, the carbon footprint of the royal wedding is huge. (Treehugger)
  2. With the advancement in precise digital tools, why are tornadoes still so hard to predict? (New York Times)
  3. New evidence, in the form of an anomaly, gives clues to how the Grand Canyon was formed. (HuffPostGreen)
  4. An experiment suggests that ecosystem collapses could be predicted. (BBC)
  5. Removing nearly 30,000 “ghost pots” is helping restore crab populations in the Chesapeake. (LA Times)

The 2011 Budget Could Jeopardize Our Environmental Commitment to Our Children

Written by | March 2nd, 2011

 (6)

See why our director of U.S. Government Relations says if we don’t act now we could be returning to the days of Love Canal and the Dust Bowl.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 29

Written by | November 29th, 2010

 (0)

Wait—there’s stuff happening today that’s not related to Green Gift Monday?

  1. Japan’s helping India build 24 green cities. Teamwork! (CleanTechnica)
  2. The next big thing to revolutionize the building industry– “clean construction.” (Greener Buildings)
  3. Ask Umbra has the scoop on potentially harmful (to you and the environment!) salon treatments. (Grist)
  4. Recycled shells are boosting oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay. (Treehugger)
  5. The daughter of the inventor of plastic bags invented a plastic-bag substitute. (Got that?) (Green House)

Putting Conservation Pieces Back Together: The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force

Written by | October 9th, 2009

 (1)

I saw an old map recently that showed that parts of the National Mall here in Washington were once a tidal marsh attached to the Potomac River. I like to imagine places as they were before people plowed them up, filled them in, built cities on them. That marsh must have been beautiful, with great […]

In Washington, It’s Not All Climate All the Time

Written by | August 28th, 2009

 (0)

Believe it or not, there are environmental issues other than climate change on the minds — and agendas of — of lawmakers and regulators in Washington. As a commentator for the National Journal Energy and Environment Expert Blog, I was recently asked to weigh in on some of the “back burner issues” currently working through […]

From Sausage to Fish: The World’s Largest Seagrass Restoration Project

Written by | July 7th, 2009

 (2)

What — has Cool Green Science suddenly morphed into another blog for foodies? “From Sausage to Fish” may sound like advertising in the window of a diner catering to carnivores. But in reality, it captures two quite different sensory experiences described by participants in the world’s largest seagrass restoration project, co-led by The Nature Conservancy. […]

Unprecedented Investment in Restoring Our Battered Environment

Written by | February 14th, 2009

 (9)

On Friday, Congress approved a $787 billion Economic Stimulus Bill that will now be signed into law by President Obama. While the analysts are busy debating the politics of the bill and its likely impact on America’s battered economy, there is one aspect of this legislation that, thankfully, seems quite certain — it will provide […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more

Latest Tweets from @nature_org