Tag: Haiti

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

Written by | November 5th, 2013

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The finalists of Solution Search, a contest to illuminate successful innovations in community-led conservation, are, in short, changing the world. Meet the winners.

Haiti Declares Its First Marine Protected Area

Written by | August 29th, 2013

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Once known as the Pearl of the Antilles, Haiti celebrates its first marine protected area, opening a new chapter for a country after many years of degradation.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson

Written by | May 28th, 2013

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Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek sits down with Sir Richard Branson to discuss climate change, the Caribbean and why business as usual must change.

Illuminating the Water-Forests-Power Connection

Written by | November 19th, 2012

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Though NBC’s Revolution is a work of fiction, there are many — too many — people here in the real world that rely on firewood as a source of light and fuel.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 13

Written by | November 13th, 2012

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I’ve got “Total Eclipse of the Heart” stuck in my head this morning. I blame today’s green news.

  1. You may not live in Australia but you can still catch today’s total solar eclipse online. (PC Mag)
  2. Caught! Remote camera traps catch poachers in action. (Mongabay)
  3. Corals in the Great Barrier Reef have made a new enemy: starfish. (The Telegraph)
  4. A world without bamboo means a world without pandas. Thanks, climate change. (Discovery News)
  5. Haiti faces hunger catastrophe after Hurricane Sandy. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2011

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Can you spot the theme in today’s 5 cool green news links?

  1. Wildfires, earthquakes and now the threat of a massive “superstorm“… really, who wants to live in California? (The New York Times)
  2. The oil spill commission says LA gov Jindal was a hindrance to the clean-up effort. (Green)
  3. In Haiti’s post-earthquake deforested hills, frog species are thriving. (BBC)
  4. Comparing the impacts of recent extreme floods in Brazil and Australia. (Dot Earth)
  5. Jellyfish are taking over our overfished, warm, polluted seas. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 12

Written by | January 12th, 2011

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It doesn’t get much cooler or greener than today’s five links…until tomorrow’s edition, anyway.

  1. A little bit of good news out of Haiti: Researchers have rediscovered six previously “lost” frog species there. (Mongabay)
  2. President Obama’s oil spill commission urges tougher rules for offshore drilling. (New York Times)
  3. According to the FTC, products certified as “Tested Green” weren’t necessarily green. (The Daily Green)
  4. Lucky China is about to get the world’s largest solar roof. (CleanTechnica)
  5. The hybrid electric Chevy Volt was just named “North American Car of the Year.” (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 28

Written by | January 28th, 2010

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Your daily cup of the coolest green news online is brewed and piping hot:

  1. DNA testing could help cut down on the smuggling of chimpanzees. (Extinction Countdown)
  2. Solar-powered bibles are the latest green-tech contribution to Haiti. (Good Clean Tech)
  3. Will biodiversity soon be as hotly debated as climate change? (Earth Watch)
  4. David Roberts admits to major cynicism over Obama’s State of the Union address on the topics of energy and climate change. (Grist)
  5. Thoreau wasn’t just hanging out in the woods writing… his observations of plants are proving useful to scientists studying climate change today. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 21

Written by | January 21st, 2010

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Hot off the grill — your top 5 green news links of the day:

  1. Did the election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts kill off any hope of tackling climate change? (The Vine)
  2. It’s time to ban the import of invasive snakes like Burmese pythons, says Ken Salazar. (Green Inc.)
  3. Biologists discover an Eden in Ecuador — sitting, ironically enough, on top of some major oil reserves. (Dot Earth)
  4. Grass lawns in city parks release more greenhouse gases than they store, says a new study. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. One issue from post-earthquake Haiti that hasn’t received much attention yet: the country’s deforestation problem. (Bright Green Blog)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 12

Written by | May 12th, 2009

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The birds are chirping, the sun is shining… the only thing missing is your daily dose of top green news stories. Well, look no further. You’ve seen “The Story of Stuff” video, haven’t you? It’s become a big hit in classrooms across the country, so keep up with the kids and check it out (short clip above, full-length version at […]

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