Tag: Kiribati

The Green Buzz: Friday, November 22

Written by | November 22nd, 2013

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Ever wondered what it would be like to hug a lion? Then read today’s green news.

  1. The Lion Whisperer wants you to know that lions are in trouble, but we can’t get over the video of him hugging and snuggling with lions. (Huffington Post)
  2. Almost half of the Greenpeace activists being held in Russia are out on bail. (Environmental News Service)
  3. The U.S. and China are talking about climate change together, and that is a good thing. (New York Times)
  4. Especially for this country, which is about to be wiped out by climate change. (BusinessWeek)
  5. De-extinction technology is here, and a frog is its first project. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 15

Written by | September 15th, 2010

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From wild tigers to house crickets… our 5 cool green links will get you buzzing:

  1. Andy Revkin has an idea for how Apple can help save wild tigers. (Dot Earth)
  2. Insurance companies have a financial stake in climate change — and you and I are already paying for it. (ClimateBiz)
  3. Can high-rise urban farms feed the nation? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. One of the world’s poorest countries — the island of Kiribati (pronounced “Kir-ee-bas”) — has closed a huge stretch of ocean to fishing in an effort to protect marine resources. (Mongabay)
  5. First the bees, then the bats, now… house crickets? (The Christian Science Monitor)

Expedition to Palmyra Atoll: Farewell…and What’s Next?

Written by | March 13th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Alison Green, senior marine biologist at The Nature Conservancy, has just finished two weeks diving and exploring Palmyra Atoll as part of the first marine assessment of the atoll. Read all her posts from Palmyra on Cool Green Science…and learn more about the expedition.) Our excellent adventure at Palmyra Atoll is now over, […]

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