Tag: natural capital

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 28

Written by | October 28th, 2010

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From green eats to a green ride, our top 5 news stories are, well, green:

  1. Have you eaten at New York’s eco-friendly ‘Ladle of Love’ lately? (Diner’s Journal)
  2. Natural capital get’s it’s day in the sun at COP 10–will it make a difference? (DotEarth)
  3. More from COP 10: scientists report grim news about the rate of animal extinctions, but there is a silver lining. (LA Times)
  4. Life in the sea has inspired all kinds of cool innovations, like mussel glue. (GreenBiz)
  5. Rumor has it Toyota is creating a Prius fit for the Brady Bunch (almost–Cindy will have to stay home). (EcoGeek)

What Should We Call What Nature Provides Us?

Written by | January 22nd, 2010

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We need one inspiring phrase that expresses everything nature gives to human beings — agriculture, drinking water, clean air, recreation, aesthetic pleasure and more. “Natural Capital?” “Nature’s Benefits?” “Natural Life-Support?” “Environmental Value?” Tell us — you could really help us convince others that nature is life itself!

Taking Advantage of the Economic Downturn

Written by | December 7th, 2008

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Many of us have felt the impact of the economic crisis. Shares are down, pension funds have evaporated, some have lost their jobs, and house prices have plummeted. The world has certainly seen more cheerful times, at least in financial terms. Conservation organizations are also being forced to cut back, because we expect that the […]

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