Tag: invasive ant

Outfoxing Conservation Threats on Santa Cruz Island

Written by | June 11th, 2010

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Our conservation work on California’s Santa Cruz Island has had extraordinary outcomes — but there’s still work ahead (including outfoxing invasive ants), says Conservancy scientist Scott Morrison.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 19

Written by | March 19th, 2010

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Greenness is like fitness — you gotta put your reps in daily. Now drop to the floor and give me 5 great green reads:

  1. Hey, men — you intimidated by those manly-man Old Spice commercials? If so, this solar razor is probably not for you. (The Chic Ecologist)
  2. The U.S. Navy is now swabbing its decks with recycled wastewater. (CleanTechnica)
  3. An Australian butterfly is emerging 10 days earlier in the spring then it did in 1941. Guess why? (Climate Feedback)
  4. Human activity is spurring the evolution of invasive characteristics in odorous house ants (that’s actually the name of the ant). (Conservation Maven)
  5. A first: A new cellphone charger that’s not an energy vampire. (EcoGeek)
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