Tag: conservation

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.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 2

Written by | August 2nd, 2011

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Your green news updates are ready-and-waiting:

  1. Recent measurements show the Gulf dead zone is smaller than expected–so why aren’t researchers rejoicing? (Green)
  2. Endangered leatherback turtles range wider than previously thought. (YaleE360)
  3. Does conservation make a difference in saving biodiversity? (BBC)
  4. Officials head out on a 4-day expedition in search of Asian carp. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  5. What will Glacier National Park be like without the glaciers? By 2020 we’ll know the answer. (Grist)

Animal Extinction Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Written by | May 2nd, 2011

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New findings show that as more species become extinct, the human risk of infectious disease—such as Lyme—increases. Joe Kiesecker explains the science behind it.

Spring on the National Mall

Written by | April 21st, 2011

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In honor of Earth Day, our director of U.S. government relations urges you to enjoy the great outdoors and remind Congress of conservation’s important role in America’s history.

Conservation Movement Must Become More Diverse

Written by | April 7th, 2011

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A new study by EPA officials and others challenges the conservation movement to become more racially diverse. Mark Tercek explains why it’s so important and how the Conservancy is proactively accepting the challenge.

Keeping More Fish in the Ocean: Good for People, Good for Nature

Written by | March 23rd, 2011

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Nature Conservancy President and CEO Mark Tercek looks at innovative ways fishermen and environmentalists are working together to keep fish populations healthy.

Making History and Saving an Ecosystem

Written by | December 20th, 2010

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The Conservancy’s president and CEO loves his job. See which massive accomplishment this month is just the latest reason why he feels this way.

Best and Worst Environmental Moments of 2010

Written by | December 13th, 2010

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You know about the oil spill, but what other stories made our lead scientist’s list of environmental issues that dominated the year?

Pulling the Nets: More Salmon, Less Sleep in Bristol Bay

Written by | July 13th, 2010

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All work and no sleep makes for… your typical salmon fisherman in Bristol Bay. Our staffer Dustin Solberg continues pulling the nets for a commercial salmon fishing boat in Alaska.

Pulling the Nets: Salmon Fishing Season Begins

Written by | July 9th, 2010

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The commercial sockeye salmon fishing season in Alaska has begun! Our staffer Dustin Solberg reports from a one-month stint on a commercial salmon fishing boat in Bristol Bay.

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