Tag: hurricanes

The Green Buzz: Monday, December 9

Written by | December 9th, 2013

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Less green news makes us dull, that’s what happened recently at the New York Times.

  1. Shocking decline of countryside bird in the UK. (Guardian)
  2. Save the whales! Right now!! More whales die in the Florida Everglades & scientists don’t know why? (Guardian)
  3. Real vs fake Christmas trees? Which is better for the environment? (Wunderground)
  4. Wind energy advocates discuss why wind energy works. (Guardian)
  5. Post Hurricane Sandy, some New Jersey residents want a “greener” post Sandy recovery plan. (NJ.com)

Contest Spotlights Best Ideas for Climate Adaptation

Written by | July 11th, 2013

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Sometimes global conservation challenges seem so overwhelming that we don’t even know where to begin. But Solution Search, a global contest to find successful innovation in conservation, aims to change that.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, July 9

Written by | July 9th, 2013

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“The Green Buzz” takes on a new meaning today with the discovery of green deserts. #weird

  1. Coal burning cuts lives by five years in northern China. (Bloomberg)
  2. Have you seen a green desert before? Blame climate change. (Science World Report)
  3. Hiding 4km below sea level, this Antarctic lake may hold fish. (BBC)
  4. Ancient underwater forest discovered off the coast of Alabama. (Huffington Post)
  5. Will climate change make hurricanes more frequent and intense? (TIME)

Putting the Pieces Back Together Post-Sandy: Connecticut Coastal Communities Ponder the Future

Written by | November 26th, 2012

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Our director of science spends an emotional day connecting with coastal communities in Connecticut.

Rebuilding Safer in Sandy’s Aftermath

Written by | November 21st, 2012

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As rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy begins, we need to help orient communities sensibly and compassionately towards solutions that will reduce their long term risk.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 26

Written by | September 26th, 2012

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In today’s green news, there’s an App for that, and the drones are watching…

  1. Want to help the world’s oceans? There’s an App for that! (Huffington Post)
  2. Drones: they’re not just for combat anymore. NASA is now using drones to take on hurricanes and environmental work. (National Geographic)
  3. Ocean predator’s will lose 35 percent of their habitat, thanks to…what else? Climate change. (Washington Post)
  4. The Arctic is melting, but Antarctic ice hits a record. What gives? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Tourists have been banned from India’s tiger preserves. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 29

Written by | August 29th, 2012

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In today’s green news, we talk mpgs, the Chesapeake Bay and Arctic sea ice.

  1. Exciting news in vehicle fuel-efficiency standards (is that an oxymoron?): Cars must average 54.5 mpgs by 2025. (Washington Post)
  2. Could the Chesapeake Bay suffer because of farm bill negotiations? (Grist)
  3. Arctic sea ice has hit a record low, and global warming is to blame. (National Geographic)
  4. Could future hurricanes hit Category 6? (Discovery News)
  5. Beautiful images: See the Veolia wildlife photographer of the year. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2012

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Now this is serious: Climate change vs. the Easter Bunny

  1. The 2012 hurricane forecast is out. How many major storms should we expect? (Discovery)
  2. Bad news: Climate change is taking its toll on the Easter bunny. (Greenspace)
  3. Good news: Stopping climate change would be much cheaper than you think. (Grist)
  4. A U.S. Forest Service employee is under fire for photographing, then killing, a gray wolf. (Washington Post)
  5. 18 of the world’s rarest ducklings have hatched. (BBC)

 

Picturing the Effects of Sea-Level Rise in Connecticut

Written by | February 17th, 2012

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The Conservancy’s Coastal Resilience tool inspires action to protect Connecticut’s shorelines from rising sea-level and future storms.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 29

Written by | August 29th, 2011

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Good riddance, Irene!

  1. Is climate change making hurricanes stronger? (Green)
  2. In the wake of Hurricane Irene, does New York City need storm surge protection? (DotEarth)
  3. After making a pretty significant wrong turn two months ago, Happy Feet the penguin is finally on his way home. (Treehugger)
  4. Meet the just-discovered Komodo dragon of wasps. (Mongabay)
  5. Do you really need a trashcan liner? Ask Umbra has the scoop. (Grist)
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