Tag: IUCN

The Green Buzz: Thursday, May 9

Written by | May 9th, 2013

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Moths that drive cars? Frankenfish? Goats at airports? It’s news of the weird this morning!

  1. Chicago’s O’Hare has new landscaping employees: goats. (MNN)
  2. IUCN has released a list of the world’s most endangered ecosystems. (Huffington Post)
  3. Frankenfish or scientific marvel? Giant GM salmon await approval in the US. (Mongabay)
  4. Finally, some not-so-terrible climate change news. (Grist)
  5. University of Tokyo posted a video of moths driving cars. Really. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 28

Written by | September 28th, 2012

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Maybe you don’t need to drive to the store this weekend after all.

  1. Remember Carmageddon? Closing 10-miles of freeway for 2 days had an amazing impact. (LA Times)
  2. Great apes like gorillas, chimps, and bonobos are running out of places to live in Africa. (BBC)
  3. Need some good news? IUCN will now have a Green List for “fully conserved” species. (Mongabay)
  4. Could biodegradable electronics lead the end of toxic trash? (NPR)
  5. Green or gross? A ski resort in Arizona will use sewage to make snow. (Discovery)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 13

Written by | September 13th, 2012

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From valuing nature to public transportation in America to veterans, we’ve got your green news.

  1. Nature provides us important services, and companies should value these services more. (Huffington Post)
  2. Surprise! Americans want more public transportation, fewer new roads. (Treehugger)
  3. Pictures: the IUCN released the 100 most endangered species in the world. (National Geographic)
  4. Veterans can help restore rivers in California in a new program initiated by NOAA. (Discovery)
  5. How do we educate about climate change without alienating? Zoos are trying to figure that out. (Green)

Do Global Conservation Initiatives Undermine Local Conservation Action?

Written by | November 19th, 2009

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Here’s an all-too-frequent out-of-office autoreply from conservationists these days: I am currently away from the office attending a UNDP meeting. Following this I am participating in a CBD working group, an IUCN advisory committee, an NGO roundtable, then presenting at a Millennium Declaration follow-up, and attending a regional conservation forum convened by aid agencies as […]

The Most Neglected Habitat

Written by | July 22nd, 2009

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Few conservation products are as globally recognized as the Red List of Threatened Species, produced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The contents of the “Red List” are routinely used to help guide the conservation work of governments, NGOs and scientific institutions. So it was with mixed enthusiasm that I read the […]

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