Tag: Mekong dam

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 7

Written by | November 6th, 2012

 (0)

Our to-do list today is short and sweet: vote!… and then read Cool Green Morning.

  1. Global warming may claim another victim: the Indian monsoon. (TG Daily)
  2. A movable sea barrier stood between Stamford, CT and Hurricane Sandy. (Green)
  3. U.S. hit by record droughts, fires and heatwaves in 2012. (Mongabay)
  4. Despite controversy, Laos moves forward with Mekong Dam. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  5. World’s rarest whale seen for first time. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 28

Written by | August 28th, 2012

 (0)

Today’s green news is out of this world.

  1. What’s that sound? Oh, just will.i.am’s new song blasting from Mars. (Huffington Post)
  2. The amount of sea ice in the Arctic hits an all-time low. (New York Times)
  3. A new species of fish has reproductive organs… in its head. (National Geographic)
  4. University of Nairobi students can now earn a masters in climate change. (Voice of America)
  5. 11 planned hydroelectric dams could cut vital fish populations in the Mekong River delta. (Mongabay)

This Is a Tribute

Written by | July 18th, 2010

 (1)

What do tribute songs have in common with river conservation? When the original isn’t available, you take the tributaries you can get, says Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman.

The Lessons of ‘Avatar’ for Sustainable Hydropower

Written by | February 23rd, 2010

 (12)

Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman discovers a new ending to the script of “Avatar” — and wonders if the Battle for Hometree even needed to be fought.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



About Conservancy Talk

We're green. We're nature-lovers. We are Conservancy Talk. Hear Nature Conservancy staff and invited experts share their voices on today’s conservation issues — in our uniquely rigorous, science-based way. Learn more

Latest Tweets from @nature_org