Tag: running

My Green Commute: Running to Work

Written by | May 1st, 2014

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Ethan Kearns traded his car and his bus seat for a pair running shoes. And transformed one of the worst parts of his day — the morning commute — into one of his best.

Nature’s Playground: Thinking Outside the Gym

Written by | April 22nd, 2013

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Did you know that running and biking outdoors burns more calories than the indoor gym equivalent? Actor Kyle Howard shares how he escapes the stress of Hollywood by incorporating nature into his workout routine.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 17

Written by | September 17th, 2012

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Surprise!

  1. A new baby panda! A new baby panda! (Washington Post)
  2. What can running teach us about sustainability? More than you’d probably think. (Grist)
  3. Some species at risk of extinction: zebras, giraffes, peacocks(?) and horses(??). (Treehugger)
  4. American voters! Please care more about freshwater issues. (Scientific American)
  5. In the market for a new-to-you bike? Here are some shopping tips. (The Daily Green)

In Kenya, Running for Nature

Written by | June 28th, 2012

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President and CEO Mark Tercek blogs from Africa as he prepares to run the Safaricom Half Marathon in support of ground-breaking conservation and community development projects.

A Run to Honor The Nature Conservancy

Written by | April 10th, 2012

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The Nature Conservancy’s Jamie Williams signed up for the 2012 Boston Marathon on a whim. Hear why Jamie is willing to run 26.2 miles for conservation.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 9

Written by | April 9th, 2012

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Happy Monday! Start your week off with some green news.

  1. We’re going birding… 125 million years into the past. (Wired Science)
  2. Hair loss affects middle-aged men and now polar bears? (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Conservation milestone: the world’s most endangered ducks hatch. (BBC)
  4. Brooks unveils super duper green running shoe. (TreeHugger)
  5. Since Easter eggs are still on the brain, here’s a guide to urban chickening. (Mother Nature Network)

Why I Run In Nature

Written by | September 19th, 2011

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Our state director of New York is training to run the 2011 ING New York City Marathon. He runs for his health and to manage stress, but explains he’s found another vital reason to train.

Nature Photo of the Week: A Running Start

Written by | February 5th, 2010

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Is this Marbled Godwit running a race? It sure looks like it in this perfectly timed photo taken by Flickr user BeachWalker2008 and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org.

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