Tag: Nobel laureates

Elinor Ostrom: An Appreciation

Written by | June 21st, 2012

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Conservancy social scientist Craig Leisher looks back on the massive contributions of Elinor Ostrom, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Economics, to conservation.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 27

Written by | May 27th, 2011

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Sanjayan, Mark Zuckerberg and 17 Nobel laureates… some interesting characters top today’s green news headlines:

  1. Coral reefs could save your life so let’s return the favor, says Conservancy lead scientist Sanjayan. (HuffPost)
  2. Are you a victim of seafood fraud? New research shows 20 to 25 percent of fish are mislabeled. (The New York Times)
  3. 17 Nobel laureates (aka, the smartest people on the planet) are calling for action to “stop and reverse global environmental change.” (RealClimate)
  4. Would you take the Zuckerberg personal challenge and only eat animals you kill yourself? (Treehugger)
  5. The great snipe is chubby but speedy–this shorebird makes the fastest long-distance, nonstop flights of any animal. (Wired)
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