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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 25

Written by | January 25th, 2012

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If the sun can’t save us from climate change, what can?

  1. President Obama addressed clean energy, environmental policy– and even name-checked climate change– in last night’s State of the Union. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Are you under 31? Then you probably want a hybrid car. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Scientists discovered 46 new species in the tiny little South American country of Suriname. (Mongabay)
  4. These old dumps are being converted to parks and nature preserves. (Grist)
  5. New research reveals that the sun can’t save us from climate change. (Guardian.co.uk)

Congress Must Protect the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Written by | December 13th, 2010

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This week, Congress has the opportunity to take action on an issue with massive bipartisan support. Our expert explains why it needs to happen, and how you can help.

Why Do Protected Areas Keep Growing (in Some Countries)?

Written by | November 8th, 2010

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And why do some countries protect so much land, while others protect so little? A new study by Conservancy scientists Rob McDonald and Tim Boucher has some answers.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 24

Written by | August 24th, 2010

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You’re getting cooler and greener every morning:

  1. Another casualty of climate change, via drought: global plant growth. (Green)
  2. How are digital cameras and cell phones getting national park visitors in trouble? (The New York Times)
  3. Here’s a round-up of some of the latest research on coral reefs. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Can 5 Midwestern states keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Organic food sales are on the rise–so get educated with these 6 myth-busters about organics. (The Daily Green)
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