Tag: LEAF program

Tweet-up: Advancing Environmental Conservation in the Latino Community

Written by | November 15th, 2012

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Join The Nature Conservancy for a live tweet-up and and panel discussion, “Advancing Environmental Conservation in the Latino Community,” on Monday, November 19 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. EST.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 31

Written by | July 31st, 2012

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Today I’ve got Elton John’s “I’m Still Standing” stuck in my head. Let me explain:

  1. 40+ years later and the Apollo moon landing flags still stand. (BBC)
  2. Harbor seals — are they carrying the next flu epidemic? (Discovery News)
  3. To build or not to build. That is the question heard throughout the Grand Canyon. (Green)
  4. Promising minority students get a taste of a career in conservation. (NY Times)
  5. 3000 new species of amphibians found in the past 25 years. (Mongabay)

Nurturing the Next Generation of Green Leaders

Written by | May 11th, 2011

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Brian McPeek looks at a program that gives inner-city youths a chance to work in nature and the measurable impacts it’s had for 17 years.

Nature Brains: How Can You Get Your Kids Back to Nature?

Written by | May 3rd, 2011

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Mentors who can guide them through the outdoors are key, says a new Conservancy study. Learn more about what you can do for the kids you know.

Finding the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

Written by | July 8th, 2010

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A new program to get urban youth into nature isn’t just a step forward for the Conservancy — it represents the key to conservation’s future, says Conservancy Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva.

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