Tag: Crown of the Continent

Close Encounter: Black Bear Showdown

Written by | March 5th, 2013

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Have you had a close encounter with nature? Our guest blogger shares his dangerous experience coming face-to-face with a large black bear in Glacier National Park.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 5

Written by | July 5th, 2011

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Happy orangutans, classic Coke and 8,000 meat-free calories…time to get green!

  1. Can a vegan diet help this cyclist win the Tour de France? (TreeHugger)
  2. The wildest ecosystem in the country should be preserved, esp. for wildlife says new report. (Green)
  3. The world’s most endangered chimp now has a plan. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Meanwhile, a new study says happy orangutans live longer in zoos. (BBC)
  5. What’s a cheap way to measure uranimum levels in soil? (Hint: it’s America’s favorite soft drink.) (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 16

Written by | February 16th, 2011

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Green news time!

  1. From our very own lead scientist Sanjayan: Lewis and Clark would have totally approved of this big conservation win for the Crown of the Continent. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Climate change is a “chief contributor” to civil unrest in North Africa and the Middle East, says one UN official. (Green)
  3. Are drugs destroying the Amazon? (Treehugger)
  4. A new study illustrates just how bad sea level rise could be by 2100. (How bad? Pretty bad.) (YaleE360)
  5. The greenest cars aren’t necessarily electric or hybrid. (Green House)

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?

A Rabbit as Canary: The Crown of the Continent

Written by | August 4th, 2009

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Scientists trying to explain climate change might take note of a story in the latest edition of Newsweek magazine. It’s an elegantly written piece that discusses big scientific concepts such as connectivity, biodiversity and climate change in a way that neither dumbs down the science nor leaves the reader lost in a tangle of intimidating […]

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