Tag: Georgia

From Farm to (Board) Table: How One Woman is Changing the Face of Agriculture in Georgia

Written by | June 23rd, 2014

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How the 22-year-old daughter of five generations of Georgia farmers is helping to change the face of agriculture in the Flint River Basin.

From Ethiopia to Georgia: Reclaiming Nature’s Lullaby

Written by | March 4th, 2014

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When I signed up to work on the Conservancy’s LEAF program, I knew it would change the lives of our interns. What I had not banked on was how it would change mine.

The Green Buzz: Friday, October 11

Written by | October 11th, 2013

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Just another reason elephants are awesome. That and more, in today’s Green Buzz.

  1. School’s out! Georgia school cancels class because the weather is too nice. (TreeHugger)
  2. Like humans, elephants get the point of pointing. (NY Times)
  3. Hold your noses… government shutdown stalls out stink bug monitoring program. (Wired)
  4. France upholds law banning fracking. (Guardian)
  5. Predictions are in on when our climate reaches the point-of-no-return. (Bloomberg)

10 Amazing Fall Foliage Photos

Written by | October 4th, 2013

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Fall is a season for color lovers. We culled through the Conservancy’s photo archive in search of the best fall foliage photos. These are our top 10.

The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 15

Written by | August 15th, 2013

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We’re buzzing over water wars, vegetarian fish and the greenest colleges in today’s green news.

  1. How do you save populations of “feed” fish from overfishing? Turn the carnivorous farmed fish who eat them into vegetarians, of course. (Washington Post)
  2. When you think of the military, do you think “environmentally friendly?” If not, you may want to think again. (MNN)
  3. Florida is suing Georgia over water. Let the water wars begin. (Bloomberg)
  4. Oldest petroglyphs in North America found in a dessicated Nevada lake. (National Geographic)
  5. The greenest colleges in the U.S. have been ranked – check them out! (Huffington Post)

How Fire Can Restore a Forest (TIME LAPSE VIDEO)

Written by | July 24th, 2013

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Photographer Rich Reid puts his equipment to the test documenting a controlled burn and amazing forest regrowth at Georgia’s Moody Forest Natural Area.

Brothers Find Inspiration on the Appalachian Trail

Written by | July 19th, 2013

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Blisters, bears, rattlesnakes and rain didn’t stop this duo from hiking the famous Appalachian Trail in just 99 days. Learn how these brothers rediscovered themselves on the A.T.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 31

Written by | December 31st, 2012

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Happy New Year! Enjoy the last suite of cool green news for 2012.

  1. Nature was busy this past year: see a slideshow of the worst natural disasters in 2012. (Huffington Post)
  2. Check out this roundup of environmental journalism from 2012. (One Earth)
  3. Positive for Pachyderms: Los Angeles is considering a ban on circus elephants. (MNN)
  4. Vultures in the Everglades are eating…cars? (Washington Post)
  5. Georgia is planning its first suite of bear tunnels to help protect the species and connect their vital habitat. (Online Athens)

Nature Photo of the Week: Tybee Beach, Georgia

Written by | July 20th, 2012

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What gorgeous colors! Flickr user alfieandco captured this colorful sunset along the beach at Tybee Island, Georgia and submitted it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Thanks! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. And get inspired to take your own […]

Fixing the One Dumb Thing That Benjamin Franklin Did

Written by | July 4th, 2011

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He was a Founding Father and one of the brightest minds our nation has ever produced. But Ben Franklin made a massive mistake, and we’re trying to fix it.

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