Tag: Elizabeth Kolbert

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | February 25th, 2014

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What’s Elizabeth Kolbert’s favorite endangered species? Read her interview with Mark Tercek about her book The Sixth Extinction.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 24

Written by | March 24th, 2011

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Bird vomit and fish poop… need we say more?

  1. The mystery behind Knut’s death is solved. (Treehugger)
  2. Elizabeth Kolbert treks into the Conservancy’s Aeolus Cave in search of bats. (YaleE360)
  3. Fossilized bird vomit holds clues to a 37,000 year-old colony of snow petrels. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. The excrement of a fruit-eating fish is helping re-forest the Amazon. (Wired)
  5. In 2010 the solar market in the U.S. grew by leaps and bounds. (Green Tech)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 24

Written by | November 24th, 2009

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Sorry to be a Debbie Downer, but today’s news isn’t uplifting: the global water problem needs more attention, oceans are becoming less effective at storing CO2 and we’ve underestimated the pace and extent of climate change. Oh, and Obama loses to Nasheed in the ring. Let’s hold out hope that the sun will come out tomorrow. A new […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 10

Written by | July 10th, 2009

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A town bans plastic water bottles (see video above)? A robot picks up your garbage? A hamburger that fights climate change? Such surprises (see below) keep us coming back every Cool Green Morning — enjoy, and enjoy your weekend! An Australian town has banned plastic water bottles there — the first such restriction on Earth, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 22

Written by | April 22nd, 2009

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It’s Earth Day at last — so get outside and send us a photo to prove it! (And do that before you read below on the 10 things NOT to do on Earth Day, or why Earth Day might have lost its steam since the 1970s, or any of the other interesting green links we’ve […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 16

Written by | March 16th, 2009

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That’s Malé, capital of the Maldives, in the photo above. Understand why they’re concerned about sea-level rise from climate change? And yet the president of the Maldives has just made an extraordinary pledge to green his country — part of the five green links you must click on this morning: And a Small Nation Will […]

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