Tag: Myanmar

Thinking Internationally About National Parks

Written by | December 11th, 2012

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What can American national parks teach us about conservation work in Asia and the Pacific? Jack Hurd takes family to Olympic National Park to investigate.

More on Myanmar: Taking Care of Teak

Written by | February 29th, 2012

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The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explores what Myanmar’s recent unthawing means for its incredibly vast and valuable teak forests.

Mission of Burma

Written by | December 12th, 2011

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The winds of change are blowing in Burma. What does that mean for the country’s ample forests and natural resources? The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd weighs in.

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, August 6

Written by | August 6th, 2010

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This morning’s links are cool and green and ready before you can say “TGIF!”

  1. Do dispersants pose a risk in seafood? (Green)
  2. Climate change: good or bad for Russia? (The Vine)
  3. The latest outlook for bats hit by white nose syndrome is grim. (Dot Earth)
  4. The world’s largest sanctuary for tigers is in… Myanmar. (Treehugger)
  5. Finally: a solar-powered bike that charges while you ride. (GoodCleanTech)
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