Tag: Nature Conservancy

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 26

Written by | July 27th, 2012

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These cool green stories are the Opening Ceremony for your weekend.

  1. Olympic athletes and public warned of London’s high “summer smog” levels. (Guardian)
  2. London is striving for a green games. Which venues succeeded and which failed to meet the goal? (National Geographic)
  3. How would the world’s best athletes measure up against the animal world? (nature.org)
  4. London’s hydrogen buses have been shut down for security reasons. Is it a farce? (TreeHugger)
  5. Science explains what separates a world class athlete from an Olympic champion. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 23

Written by | April 23rd, 2012

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And how was YOUR Earth Day?

  1. In Birmingham, Alabama, more than 629 picnickers got their grub on at Railroad Park. (al.com)
  2. Andrea Mitchell talks Earth Day with our lead scientist, Sanjayan. (MSNBC)
  3. Visitors to Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium took the Picnic for the Planet world record challenge. (CBS Chicago)
  4. On Earth Day, did you appreciate the value of small actions? (The Huffington Post)
  5. Did you also focus on people? (Christian Science Monitor)

Creating the Next Conservation Movement…Or Do We Even Need One?

Written by | March 1st, 2012

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Saving Mother Earth requires people power, right? Really? Five smart people (including the Conservancy’s Sanjayan and Hazel Wong) debate if we actually *need* a mass conservation movement.

An Alaska Salmon Stream Gets New Life in More Ways Than One

Written by | February 24th, 2012

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A salmon stream in Alaska was once so damaged it was thought to be beyond repair, and it had a name that reflected that feeling. Now the stream, and it’s new name, are beautiful examples of restoration.

Dispatch from the Field: Palau

Written by | February 6th, 2012

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Stephanie Wear, director of coral reef conservation, is spending a week in Palau, visiting with locals and learning about what makes their reefs so resilient.

Is Climate Change Hitting the World’s Coral Reef Epicenter?

Written by | December 3rd, 2011

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How bad was the coral bleaching our research team found in Raja Ampat — and what else did they discover there? Read this Q&A with Conservancy scientists Joanne Wilson and Sangeeta Mangubhai.

Small Fish Makes Big Splash

Written by | November 17th, 2011

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New harvest limits for menhaden has fish fans around the country smiling. But first — what the heck are menhaden, what’s the problem and why do we care?

Green Gift Partners

Written by | November 9th, 2011

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Our Partners Thank you to all of our partners for showcasing their support for Green Gift Monday. Read their posts for more green gifting ideas!   Get A Case of the Green Gift Mondays Treehugger Green Gift Monday: Pledge to Give Green this Holiday Season Active Junky Celebrate Green Gift Monday: DIY Mother Nature Network […]

Follow the Raja Ampat Expedition

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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From November 15-30, Conservancy scientists Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai and Dr. Joanne Wilson are conducting a monitoring expedition to Raja Ampat. Join the expedition.

Celebration

Written by | October 17th, 2011

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On the night of The Nature Conservancy’s 60th anniversary event, Bob Bendick finds many reminders why the lasting work of conservation is so vital.

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