Tag: google earth

Nature’s Most Overlooked Benefit: Reefs Breaking Waves

Written by | December 8th, 2011


What’s the most obvious yet overlooked benefit nature gives people globally? Conservancy scientist Mike Beck says it’s one everyone on a coastline better start paying attention to.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 3

Written by | December 3rd, 2009


Electric cars, open ocean fish farms, REDD, Google. From California to Denmark and Brazil to Alaska. Yes, we’re covering all the hot issues in all the hot places around this little planet of ours. Check it all out in Cool Green Morning. Google and Arnold Schwarzenegger make a formidable team: yesterday the Gov of California unveiled a new […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 20

Written by | February 20th, 2009


Cool Green Morning to you. Check out the Top Five items from our daily green-news roundup… And yes, we hope you live long and prosper. Worthy of a Vulcan Salute: Adding the oceans just wasn’t enough. Now Purdue University researchers have added project Vulcan to Google Earth, letting people see where carbon emissions are coming from.  Get Out […]

Google Earth Earns Its Capital “E”

Written by | February 3rd, 2009


(Video: CBS Evening News Feb. 2, 2009 piece on Google Earth, featuring the Conservancy’s Stephanie Wear on its utility for marine conservation.) When Google released its popular — and free — satellite imaging and mapping tool Google Earth in 2006, it enabled users to travel virtually from New York to Papau New Guinea via the […]

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