Tag: oil-sands

The Green Conundrum: Can Small Actions Add Up to Collective Change?

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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Does it matter if you recycle if other people don’t? Or if the United States refuses to build an oil pipeline that other nations might? Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald says yes — and tells you why.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 9

Written by | December 9th, 2010

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Some simple solultions that make a cool green difference:

  1. The perils of wildlife tourism. [Warning, this video could make you seasick.] (Dot Earth)
  2. A technology that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions while improving health for women and girls? What are we waiting for? (Greenversations)
  3. Well, if global climate change talks disintegrate, at least a lot of good is happening along the way. (Earth Watch)
  4. Why not get more synthetic fuel from oil sands? Hmmm… (Green)
  5. If wearing a neon-orange vest will help save wildlife (in New Zealand!), I volunteer. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Feb. 17

Written by | February 17th, 2009

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Didn’t have time to keep up with the news over the holiday weekend? Well, you’re in luck – we’ve compiled the most interesting enviro-news for you. Just read on… Pika Protection Possible: The American pika appears to be dying off due to temperature increases in the West. Should it join the polar bear on the endangered […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Jan. 30

Written by | January 30th, 2009

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OK, so where did that month go? All we have is this moment, my friends — and its green news of weird sustainable houses, fertilizing the ocean with iron, and green alternatives to the iFart. Read on, and seize the day: There’s the Beef: Cattle ranching is responsible for nearly 80 percent of the Amazon’s […]

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