Tag: power

Q&A with Revolution’s Elizabeth Mitchell and Billy Burke

Written by | April 29th, 2013

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Why is protecting the planet important to you? We sit down with NBC Revolution’s Elizabeth Mitchell and Billy Burke, two actors who are no strangers to going green, about their appreciation for nature and how they’re leaving lighter footprints on our planet.

Q&A with Revolution’s Zak Orth and Matt Pitts

Written by | April 15th, 2013

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NBC Revolution’s Zak Orth and Matt Pitts know a thing or two about living in a world without television, music and electricity. What would you do if the power went out?

A Q&A With Daniella Alonso of Revolution

Written by | April 8th, 2013

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When the power goes out, you live a little closer to nature — whether you want to or not. Read this Q&A with Revolution cast member Daniella Alonso, featuring her favorite tips, tricks and nature encounters.

The Green Buzz: Monday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2013

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Extra, extra, get your green news here!

  1. Thailand’s prime minister pledges to ban ivory trade. (NY Times)
  2. Can you guess how many sharks are killed illegally each year? (RedOrbit)
  3. Female chimps = mean girls?! Turns out they are more negative when communicating with other females. (BBC Nature)
  4. 2013 may be another bad year for the invasive and annoying stinkbug. (National Geographic)
  5. How a soccer ball could power the world. (Discovery News)

Illuminating the Water-Forests-Power Connection

Written by | November 19th, 2012

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Though NBC’s Revolution is a work of fiction, there are many — too many — people here in the real world that rely on firewood as a source of light and fuel.

Water and Power

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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We’re working with our friends on NBC’s new drama Revolution to incorporate green elements — or “winks” — in every upcoming episode.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 17

Written by | February 17th, 2012

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With President’s Day right around the corner, let’s talk about green presidents.

  1. Which 10 presidents left the best environmental legacies? (The Daily Green)
  2. The Republic of the Congo expands park to protect fearless chimps. (Mongabay)
  3. The Dutch develop a kid-powered school bus. (Grist)
  4. Prepare to pay for power at your local coffee shop. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. To kill their parasites, fruit flies get drunk. (NY Times)

30 Days of H20: Final Days

Written by | February 22nd, 2011

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The hidden water used to produce the food we eat and the items we consume is incredible. Help us spread the word about these hidden water users through our 30 Days of H20 Campaign.

How to Tech Responsibly

Written by | May 8th, 2009

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Twitter user K_M_Anderson asked the nature_org Twitter account recently: “Love new tech but worry that servers and bandwidth are coal-powered? taking open space? any info re enviro impact? how to tech responsibly?” Thanks for the tweet, K_M. As you now, the answers to your questions are not so simple. The fact is, it’s hard to […]

Taking Energy Production to the Woodshed

Written by | March 13th, 2009

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When discussing renewable energy, you’re likely to hear a lot about wind, solar, geothermal and even hydropower. Heck, you’re likely to see the conversation turn to nuclear power (not renewable, by the way) before anyone mentions one of our oldest and humblest renewable sources of energy – wood. But the good old American log – […]

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