Tag: food

Tasty Invasives

Written by | March 8th, 2013

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Mmm, invasive species. Have you ever eaten one? You can help combat these invaders of natural habitats and fill your belly all at once!

‘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.

Punt Now, Pay Later: Why Congress Should Pass the Farm Bill Now

Written by | September 20th, 2012

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Reauthorization of the Farm Bill is critical to the health and well-being of our country’s lands and waters, farm families and our national economy.

Rooftop Gardening Part 4: Lessons Learned

Written by | September 10th, 2012

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After a successful summer of rooftop gardening, our urban gardeners reflect on what they learned from their 19th-story garden.

Rooftop Gardening Part 3: Make Your Garden Grow

Written by | August 3rd, 2012

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Now that you’ve got a good start on an urban or rooftop garden, how to keep it healthy? Here are four troubleshooting tips to keep your urban garden growing throughout the season.

Rooftop Gardening Part 2: Garden Party

Written by | June 20th, 2012

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Feeling inspired by the rooftop garden at the Conservancy’s New York City office? This week, we share five essential steps for getting started with your coworkers in a workplace garden project.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 19

Written by | June 19th, 2012

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A bear did not write Cool Green Morning today. We promise.

  1. Bears have big brains and use computers!? (BBC Nature)
  2. This just in: Antarctica was once as warm as Iceland. (TG Daily)
  3. Where have you been hiding all these years, Kandyan dwarf toad? (Mongabay)
  4. Feast your eyes on the 12 most pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Inspecting wind turbine blades is a dangerous job — so hire a robot. (Ecogeek)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 13

Written by | June 13th, 2012

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Extra, extra! Get your cool green news here!

  1. Colorado and New Mexico wildfires: crews gaining ground. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Food has gotten cheaper — but at what cost? (Grist)
  3. Overfishing= fewer fish to eat crabs = more crabs to decimate marshlands in Cape Cod. (Green)
  4. Confirmed: Diesel exhaust definitely causes cancer. (CleanTechnica)
  5. The U.S. has just had the warmest spring on record. (Mongabay)

Rooftop Gardening Part 1: So You Wanna’ Be an Urban Gardener?

Written by | June 11th, 2012

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What do you get when you take a scrappy bunch of conservationists and stick them on the 19th floor of a high-rise building in Midtown Manhattan? You get a real-life experiment in urban conservation!

Feeding the World Through Smarter Agriculture

Written by | April 27th, 2012

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Will we be able to feed a global population of 10 billion people? Mark Tercek says we will if we rely on sound science, innovation and interesting partnerships.

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