Tag: Fish

Amid Midwest Flooding, a Call for New Solutions

Written by | April 25th, 2013

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The current flooding of the Illinois River is a stark reminder that we need to stop being reactive and start being proactive when it comes to investing in flood management.

Spring Is for Restoration! Join Us for an Epic Volunteer Event

Written by | March 14th, 2013

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You’re invited to help us do some hands-on, boots-on-the-ground work restoring the Gulf of Mexico. Join us and our partners Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Pelican Point along Mobile Bay, Alabama.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, March 5

Written by | March 5th, 2013

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Today’s green news makes us want to reach out a hug an animal.

  1. The numbers are staggering: Two-thirds of forest elephants are killed by ivory poachers in past decade. (Guardian)
  2. On a related/sad note: 3,000 great apes continue to be killed or captured every year. (TreeHugger)
  3. Global warming will open new shipping lanes in the Arctic. (Mongabay)
  4. Polar exploration becomes safer thanks to a yeti — a robot yeti, that is. (TG Daily)
  5. Selective fishing will only work if scientists + environmentalists + fishers work together. (NY Times)

Lessons from Our Adventure on the Mekong River

Written by | January 29th, 2013

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Get the skinny on mischievous monkeys, freshwater dolphins and travel in Southeast Asia from Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman’s two children, who recently returned from a 1,500-mile journey down the Mekong River.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 24

Written by | January 24th, 2013

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In today’s green news we learn that an apple a day keeps landfill waste at bay.

  1. As much as 30% of fresh produce doesn’t make it off the farm. One grocery store aims to change that. (Grist)
  2. Salt Lake City gives Beijing a run for its money when it comes to air pollution. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Fukushima radiation fears still haunt Japan… and us. (LiveScience)
  4. The good news: Greenland melting slows. The bad news: Antarctica doesn’t. (Nature)
  5. From the brink of extinction: elephant seals make a remarkable comeback. (Mongabay)

‘You Help Everybody’: In Alaska, Giving Wild Salmon Is Tradition

Written by | December 21st, 2012

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In Alaska, the holidays are not the only time of year people give back. Catching salmon – and sharing it with others – is at the center of everyday life.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 7

Written by | December 7th, 2012

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It’s Friday. You deserve some particularly nifty green news. We’ve got lions, puns and a bird-eating fish!

  1. Attention “steakholders”: Event aims to bolster the sustainable meat sector. (Green)
  2. Only 32,000 lions remain out of 100,000 roaming Africa in the 1960s. (National Geographic)
  3. Well, you don’t see this everyday. Catfish hunt down… pigeons? (Discover)
  4. Mexico shows us you have to start somewhere — plans to build wave power farms. (TreeHugger)
  5. Do severe weather events and disasters enhance people’s level of belief in climate change? (Grist)

An Energy Diet: Cut Back on Water, Pay More Attention to Fish

Written by | November 22nd, 2012

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Do you know how much water it takes to turn on your lights? Or how many fish are imperiled when you power up your computer? A new study takes stock of how our energy choices impact water and fish.

Raja Ampat 2012: Wrapping Up

Written by | November 14th, 2012

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The 2012 Raja Ampat coral reef monitoring trip is coming to a close. Our scientists reflect on an epic trip and what it means for the future of the region.

Raja Ampat 2012: Gone Fish Finding

Written by | November 8th, 2012

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Spotted Eagle Rays, Bumphead Parrotfish, even a Tasselled Wobbegong — our team has spotted them all. Learn more about the exotic fish that call Raja Ampat home.

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