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This #GivingTuesday, Share Why You Love Nature

Written by | November 26th, 2013

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Why do you give back to nature? We’re sharing your inspiring stories on December 3, Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, April 23

Written by | April 23rd, 2013

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Here are today’s top green news headlines. And remember: everyday can be Earth Day!

  1. How did you celebrate Earth Day? We’re loving Grist’s photo round-up. (Grist)
  2. Facebook plans to cover it’s 400,000+ square foot roof in trees. (The Atlantic Wire)
  3. How cloned redwoods can help combat climate change. (LiveScience)
  4. Americans less concerned about the environment than when Earth Day began. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. It’s getting hot out there: in 1400 years, the last 30 years were the warmest. (Mongabay)

Rewind: Top Social Posts of 2012

Written by | December 27th, 2012

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When we’re not working to save the planet, Nature Conservancy staff can be found sharing the stories of our work with our awesome social communities. Here are our top social posts of 2012!

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2012

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Climate change is going after breakfast. Leggo my Eggo!

  1. This year’s mild winter could wreak havoc on pancakes and waffles everywhere. (Associated Press, via Huffington Post Green)
  2. If you have a Facebook account, you can speak for the trees. (Ecorazzi)
  3. Scientists are calling it a “cookies-and-cream” insect, but you probably don’t want to take a taste of this new discovery. (Mongabay)
  4. Is your city a “smart” city? (GreenBiz)
  5. Convince this guy that climate change isn’t real, and you’ll be the proud owner of a fancy new gun. (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 26

Written by | January 26th, 2012

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Today we learn that Facebook’s roots go way, way back.

  1. Pass the veggies. School lunches get a makeover. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. What do Tanzania’s Hadza people and Facebook have in common? (MSNBC)
  3. See the Earth in high-definition. (PhysOrg)
  4. Remodeling an old building is greener than building a new one. (Grist)
  5. Frog perfume? Madagascar frogs use more than just sight and sound to communicate. (Mongabay)

Is Mother Nature in Your Family Tree?

Written by | January 11th, 2012

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When we asked you, our readers, how your families have affected your conservation values, you had a lot to say. Here are the inspiring stories that stood out.

Green Holiday Ideas from Our Readers

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

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Green Holiday Ideas from Our Readers By Madeline Breen One thing is certain: we have the most creative readers. When we asked you how you’ll make your holidays green, we were blown away by your inspiring and eco-friendly ideas. Below is a round up of our favorite green gift and green decor ideas, courtesy of […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 9

Written by | November 9th, 2011

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It’s not easy being green.

  1. When it comes to climate change, do your eco-friendly choices really make a difference? (Grist)
  2. So now maybe marine reserves don’t promote coral recovery, according to a controversial new report. (Mongabay)
  3. For the first time in 75 years, an entire genus of mammal may go extinct. (National Geographic)
  4. As the population gets older, carbon emissions may subside a bit…maybe, says a new study. (Green House)
  5. Facebook’s adding solar panels to its new headquarters. Like! (EcoGeek)

Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans By Amy Ganderson In the spirit of Green Gift Monday, we asked The Nature Conservancy’s Facebook fans to complete the following statement, “I’d like to make the holidays green for my family by _________.” Here are a few of our favorites from our Facebook page. Special thanks to […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 1

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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Here’s your daily dose of green news to bring you out of your post-Halloween sugar crash.

  1. Anything Google does, Facebook can do better. Enter: Facebook’s two new energy efficient data centers. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Warming oceans could push Australia’s seaweed into oblivion. (TreeHugger)
  3. In Mexico City, what happens when your run out of room to build new buildings? Create an “earthscrapper” underground. (Grist)
  4. Upgrading your smartphone to the next shiny new model comes with a price on the environment. (Washington Post)
  5. 8,000 cars pass through Yosemite Valley a day. A new plan to protect Yosemite’s Merced River may limit those visitors. (Huffington Post)
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