Tag: monkey

10 Animals with Moustaches (in Honor of Movember)

Written by | November 7th, 2013

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The hairy “Movember” craze is hitting the animal world! We’ve spotted 10 animals working on their moustaches. Which ‘stache is your favorite?

The Green Buzz: Friday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2013

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Today’s green news may inspire you to hop on your bike this weekend!

  1. More than 500 cities in 49 countries now have bike-sharing programs. (TreeHugger)
  2. Pea soup anyone? Algae blooms make for fascinating photos. (National Geographic)
  3. In Australia, a common place to find koalas is in the hospital. The cause? Chlamydia. (BBC Nature)
  4. Monkey see, monkey do. Like humans, monkeys and whales both react to peer pressure. (Huffington Post)
  5. Pay attention, class: college campuses are teaching us how to build a clean energy future. (CleanTechnica)

Lessons from Our Adventure on the Mekong River

Written by | January 29th, 2013

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Get the skinny on mischievous monkeys, freshwater dolphins and travel in Southeast Asia from Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman’s two children, who recently returned from a 1,500-mile journey down the Mekong River.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 19

Written by | September 19th, 2012

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This morning we’re got fauna — endangered fauna — on the brain.

  1. Giraffes? Horses? 20 endangered species that will have you saying, “Whaaa…?” (Treehugger)
  2. Not you too, Nemo! (McClatchy)
  3. And this likely won’t help endangered species, let alone nature in general: Urban sprawl expected to triple by 2030. (MNN)
  4. Elephants are being slaughtered in Africa at the highest rates in a decade, and religion is fueling the poaching. (National Geographic)
  5. Some good news: A new monkey has been discovered in Africa. (BBC Nature)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 10

Written by | April 10th, 2012

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Today we learn if it’s possible to make ethics and fast-fashion synonymous.

  1. Sometimes it’s tough being a small [forage] fish in a big pond. (New York Times)
  2. Take a sneak peek at H&M’s sustainability report. (Guardian)
  3. Can you predict a monkey’s social status by looking at its genes? (Scientific American)
  4. The bottom of a human shoe is to blame for a bat-killing fungus. (Discovery News)
  5. Is there hope for Sumatran rhinos? (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 12

Written by | December 12th, 2011

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We’ve got a monkey with an Elvis hairdo. It’s that kind of day.

  1. The world reacts to the climate change deal made at COP17 in Durban, South Africa. (Guardian)
  2. 208 new species — including a monkey wearing a pompadour — have been discovered in Southeast Asia. (Daily Mail)
  3. Save the planet, cut down a Christmas tree. (Washington Post)
  4. After a 730-mile journey, one lone grey wolf brings hope to California. (TreeHugger)
  5. Did you see the lunar eclipse on Saturday night? (Huffington Post)

Mochilas for Monkeys

Written by | December 5th, 2008

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What’s good for monkeys is good for people: That’s not always been the case in the tropical dry forest of Colombia. But now a project by Proyecto Titi, a Nature Conservancy partner, is helping a community benefit from monkey conservation. And you can help. Cotton-top tamarin monkeys, also known as titi monkeys, live only in Colombia, […]

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