Tag: jellyfish

The Green Buzz: Friday, March 29

Written by | March 29th, 2013

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Before you start your weekend, here are 5 must-read green news stories.

  1. Africa fairy circles explained… and all circles point towards termites. (NY Times)
  2. Hope comes in the form of a footprint: Sumatran rhino may be alive on Indonesia’s Borneo island. (Washington Post)
  3. A new poll reveals 82% of U.S. adults believe climate change is already occurring. (Nature)
  4. In cool animal news, check out the sticky way a sea hare fools predators. (BBC Nature)
  5. A robot jellyfish could be the future of Navy underwater surveillance. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: July 24

Written by | July 24th, 2012

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Extra, extra, get your green news here!

  1. Climate change drives polar bears and brown bears to interbred. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. What does space smell like? Seared steak. Yum. (Space)
  3. A coral sperm bank may help restore and rebuild damaged reefs. (NY Times)
  4. These Olympians are going for the gold AND going green. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. An artificial jellyfish with heart cells of a rat may help scientists develop new hearts. (Guardian)

Nature Photo of the Week: Dancing Jellyfish

Written by | May 18th, 2012

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Let’s take a moment to marvel at this colorful jellyfish. Flickr user steffro1 did a wonderful job photographing such a fascinating creature. Thanks for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images—submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you—at my.nature.org. And get inspired to […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 2

Written by | February 2nd, 2012

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Attack of the blobs!

  1. Are jellyfish taking over our oceans? (Nature)
  2. Turning down the thermostat saves energy and helps you lose weight. (The Chic Ecologist)
  3. Atlantic sturgeon added to the endangered species list. (Huffington Post)
  4. How do you fight invasive species in Australia? Bring in Komodo dragons. (TreeHugger)
  5. Spider webs may hold the clue to better buildings. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 30

Written by | June 30th, 2011

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Next, they’ll be taking over the airwaves:

  1. Runway 4 at JFK airport closed to make way for reproducing turtles. (The New York Times)
  2. And… jellyfish have shut down a nuclear plant in Scotland. (GoodCleanTech)
  3. Water conservation efforts in the West are actually paying off! Sort of. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Can you guess which is the world’s most climate-resilient city? (TreeHugger)
  5. Going to the beach this weekend? Check out the water quality first. (HuffPostGreen)

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Sacred Lagoon, A Magical Place

Written by | December 23rd, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Conservancy Senior Marine Scientist Alison Green is on an expedition to the Raja Ampat islands in Indonesia — amidst some of the most spectacular and biodiverse coral reef ecosystems in the world. Catch up on all her posts from the expedition.) This afternoon we went looking for a place that local villagers had […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 3

Written by | August 3rd, 2009

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Five great green links, each of the five weekdays — that’s our promise here at Cool Green Morning. And we deliver… Do we actually have an accurate way of measuring global greenhouse gas emissions? The National Academy of Science’s National Research Council says no, reports Environmental Capital — and is pleading with NASA to get […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 16

Written by | June 16th, 2009

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We’ve gone from hope and promise to doom and gloom, all in one short day. Yes folks, this morning’s Cool Green News updates will make you contemplate just how bad the future could be. Read ‘em and weep… then polish up your half-empty glass and send us your message of hope (cause we all need it). A new climate change […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2009

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Climate change, oceans and fish, water in the West… we’ve got all of today’s important topics gathered in one convenient place for you. Enjoy your Cool Green Morning news. Blogfish honors World Oceans Day with a round-up of the best in ocean blogging while over at Grist, Carl Safina offers some insight into why jellyfish are […]

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