Written by Mark Tercek | December 2nd, 2013
Mark Tercek talks with Ocean Conservancy CEO Andreas Merkl about marine conservation, trends in the nonprofit world and the impact “Moby Dick” has had on his life.
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 21st, 2013
Another mysterious fish washes ashore in today’s green news.
- How many tree species do you think reside in the Amazon? A new report estimates just how diverse the rainforest is. (Pentagon Post)
- Another rare oarfish has washed ashore in California, and scientists are stumped as to why. (Reuters)
- This report has us wondering what our oceans are going to look like by 2100. (Environment News Service)
- The end of an oil era is 2070, says a major oil company. (MNN)
- Giant Asian tiger shrimp — we’re talking the length of a forearm — have invaded U.S. waters. (TreeHugger)
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 17th, 2013
Your eyes don’t deceive you — that’s lava flowing into an ocean. Incredible! This photo was snapped at Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 7th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 3rd, 2013
Today’s green news is filled with weird climate change effects and, yes, zombies.
- The world’s oceans are declining much faster than anyone thought, thanks to climate change, overfishing and pollution. (BBC News)
- Turns out car exhaust is confusing honeybees to death. (The Atlantic Cities)
- More bad news for bees: these huge Asian hornets are stinging people to death and killing bees in Europe. Yikes! (Grist)
- What can zombies teach us about the spread of disease? A lot, apparently. (MNN)
- As sea ice shrinks, tens of thousands of walruses are gathering on land. (National Geographic)
Written by Mike Sweeney | August 5th, 2013
Despite our fear of sharks we’re beginning to respect these great predators and recognize how important they are to keeping oceans healthy.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | June 11th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | January 17th, 2013
Written by Kydd Pollock | August 16th, 2012
Our marine biologist doesn’t let a shark bite come between him and his work at one of the most biologically diverse locations in the world.
Written by Kydd Pollock | August 10th, 2012
Despite a shark bite in 2010, The Nature Conservancy’s Kydd Pollock is passionate about marine conservation – and sharks.