Tag: Sanjayan

Thelon Expedition: The Things We Carry

Written by | July 24th, 2011


The adventure begins with 14 people and 3,800 pounds of gear. Is what they carry too much, too little, or just enough?

Thelon Expedition: “The Place Where God Began”

Written by | July 23rd, 2011


Our lead scientist is on a journey with young members of the Dene First Nation through ancestral lands, ending at a remote wildlife refuge. They’re sending updates back so you can follow along.

Follow the Thelon Expedition

Written by | July 22nd, 2011


Our lead scientist, Sanjayan, is on an expedition to a game sanctuary more than twice the size of Yellowstone, Glacier and the Serengeti parks combined! Follow his progress.

Summer Book Picks: ‘Demon Fish’

Written by | June 28th, 2011


Need some reads for the beach or your summer vacation? Our scientists and staff have some great suggestions! Today, our lead scientist Sanjayan recommends Juliet Eilperin’s “Demon Fish.”

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2011


Happy World Oceans Day! Celebrate with the best green news from the deep blue sea and beyond.

  1. Our lead scientist, Sanjayan, thanks the oceans for all the great stuff they provide. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Could your favorite childhood toy be contributing to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests? (Mongabay)
  3. Climate change: Now at least partially responsible for cholera outbreaks, according to one study. (YaleE360)
  4. Save energy and money and still stay cool this summer. (The Daily Green)
  5. Jellyfish blooms aren’t just annoying to beach-goers– they might also be disrupting marine food webs. (Scientific American)

Sanjayan at the Aspen Environment Forum

Written by | May 27th, 2011


This week our lead scientist Sanjayan will speak at the forum about environmental challenges facing planet Earth. What does he think can help? Watch this video for a preview.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 27

Written by | May 27th, 2011


Sanjayan, Mark Zuckerberg and 17 Nobel laureates… some interesting characters top today’s green news headlines:

  1. Coral reefs could save your life so let’s return the favor, says Conservancy lead scientist Sanjayan. (HuffPost)
  2. Are you a victim of seafood fraud? New research shows 20 to 25 percent of fish are mislabeled. (The New York Times)
  3. 17 Nobel laureates (aka, the smartest people on the planet) are calling for action to “stop and reverse global environmental change.” (RealClimate)
  4. Would you take the Zuckerberg personal challenge and only eat animals you kill yourself? (Treehugger)
  5. The great snipe is chubby but speedy–this shorebird makes the fastest long-distance, nonstop flights of any animal. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 25

Written by | May 25th, 2011


This is probably the only place on the web you’ll find news about both diapers and glacier melt:

  1. Oyster mushrooms can break down disposable diapers in four months. (EcoGeek)
  2. A new report reveals that Brazil’s protected areas could be more protected. (Mongabay)
  3. Obama tells federal agencies to start buying electric and hybrid vehicles. (Green House)
  4. Planning a trip this summer? Check out these green destinations. (Treehugger)
  5. Greenland’s glaciers have lost enough ice to fill a Great Lake, says a new study. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 15

Written by | March 15th, 2011


What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. Who’s afraid for/of the big bad wolf? asks our lead scientist, Sanjayan. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Camera traps reveal the secret world of wild animals. (Wired Science)
  3. Keep these 15 conservation issues on your radar. (Mongabay)
  4. Ask Umbra says that nail polish isn’t that great for you or for the environment. (Grist)
  5. Americans are more supportive of offshore drilling than they were a year ago, according to a new Gallup poll. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 16

Written by | February 16th, 2011


Green news time!

  1. From our very own lead scientist Sanjayan: Lewis and Clark would have totally approved of this big conservation win for the Crown of the Continent. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Climate change is a “chief contributor” to civil unrest in North Africa and the Middle East, says one UN official. (Green)
  3. Are drugs destroying the Amazon? (Treehugger)
  4. A new study illustrates just how bad sea level rise could be by 2100. (How bad? Pretty bad.) (YaleE360)
  5. The greenest cars aren’t necessarily electric or hybrid. (Green House)
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