Tag: mountain lion

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 5

Written by | October 5th, 2011

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They are seriously called “hairy crazy ants” and they’re invading the U.S.

  1. SXSW Eco continues today with a keynote by our president and CEO, Mark Tercek. Get live updates from @nature_org and Cool Green Science. (The Nature Conservancy)
  2. A dust storm in Arizona caused multiple pileups on Interstate 10. (CNN)
  3. Hairy crazy ants are invading the southern U.S. And there’s video! (TreeHugger)
  4. Public opposition has compelled the government Myanmar to suspend construction of a giant Chinese dam. (Mongabay)
  5. A mountain lion in California was killed and mutilated by poachers. (Los Angeles Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 17

Written by | June 17th, 2011

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Feel like you’re seeing a lot of birds lately? You might want to pay attention to them!

  1. The Senate has voted to end billions of dollars in annual ethanol subsidies. (Dot Earth)
  2. Could the change in ethanol policy lead to a quick fix for the food crisis? (Scientific American)
  3. Elusive mountain lion finally found in Connecticut, but it’s too late. (Treehugger)
  4. See brilliant new images of Mercury from NASA’s first year in orbit. (Wired)
  5. Magpies can recognize, and “scold,” specific humans. (BBC Nature)

Of Lions and Border Lines

Written by | July 8th, 2010

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A study of mountain lions reveals just how important conservation on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border is. And protecting a buffer of open space could help make the border easier to secure, says Conservancy scientist Scott Morrison.

It’s Time for Environmentalists to Stop Crying Wolf

Written by | September 17th, 2009

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Hate mail, angry community meetings, hyperbolic letters to the editor. No, not health care reform: Wolf hunting. Here in Idaho, it seems, the wolf hunting season — which opened earlier this month — has pushed all other news aside. Many environmentalists are mad as hell that wolf management has been turned over to the states […]

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