Tag: sea turtles

Rules of Engagement: Solomon Islanders Prepare for Mining

Written by | November 6th, 2013

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With mining proposed across the Solomon Islands, how will the decisions and agreements made now shape the country’s future?

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, August 21

Written by | August 21st, 2013

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We’ve got climate change updates, nasty plastic news, showers of poison and more in today’s green news.

  1. IPCC is near certain that climate change is caused by humans. (The New York Times)
  2. A poison shower to kill rodents on an island could help rare seabirds recover, say the Feds. (Huffington Post)
  3. Fukushima is leaking 80,000 gallons of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean every day. (NPR)
  4. More dolphin deaths are found off the coast of Virginia, with little evidence as to why they’re dying. (Washington Post)
  5. Rare sea turtles are eating plastic at a record rate. (MNN)

The Green Buzz: Monday, May 6

Written by | May 6th, 2013

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Bikes shares, sea turtles and wildfires are a part of this Monday’s green news.

  1. Want to help fight climate change? Then don’t mention it. At all. (MNN)
  2. The largest bike share is about to begin in the Big Apple! (Huffington Post)
  3. The US won’t jump on the EU’s bandwagon to ban pesticides it blames for honeybee deaths. (The Guardian)
  4. Wildfires are off to an early start in California, and north of LA has been evacuated. (Bloomberg)
  5. Is there a bright future for the Loggerhead sea turtles that are hatching on east coast beaches? (Science World Report)

Raja Ampat 2012: Swimming with Ocean Nomads

Written by | November 2nd, 2012

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The team is encountering sea turtles galore! Read about their diving experiences with some of the ocean’s most vulnerable nomads.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: Innovative Approaches to Marine Conservation

Written by | November 28th, 2011

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Learn how ecotourism is behind one of the most important marine conservation achievements in Indonesia.

Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: First Impressions

Written by | November 18th, 2011

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Wake up with the expedition team to calm, clear waters surrounded by jaw-dropping mountains. It’s time to go diving and monitor some reefs!

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 3

Written by | October 3rd, 2011

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Just another cool green Monday…

  1. DISASTER. Climate change could cause a chocolate shortage. (EcoGeek)
  2. Does the thought of metal in your meat make vegetarianism seem a little more appealing? (Treehugger)
  3. Some sea turtles have it worse than others. (Green)
  4. Can you recycle an “expired” car seat? (Grist)
  5. A bird in your backyard could increase your home’s value. (Conservation Magazine)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 3

Written by | August 3rd, 2011

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You’ll view orthodontists in a whole new light:

  1. Here are seven key shark habitats that need protection NOW. (Treehugger)
  2. Is your apartment building an energy hog? New US regulations will require commercial buildings to measure and disclose their energy usage. (Green House)
  3. Are billion-dollar natural disasters our new normal? (Grist)
  4. After some help from an orthodontist and a year of rehab, Andre, the turtle with the broken shell, will be released back into the wild. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Shoe fanatics: Make your next purchase an eco-friendly one. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 25

Written by | February 25th, 2011

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Here’s the green news of the day. We really like that last one:

  1. The world’s largest mud volcano will continue erupting for 26 years. (BBC)
  2. A California company is using solar power to extract oil from an old oil field. (Green)
  3. The navigational “magic” of sea turtles has finally been explained. (Wired Science)
  4. Electric Rolls Royce will let blue-bloods go green. (Grist)
  5. We just purchased more than 3,000 acres along Clearwater River in Washington to replant trees and restore the watershed. (Seattle Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 16

Written by | July 16th, 2010

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Well, 4 out of 5 ain’t bad… enjoy today’s (mostly) uplifting round-up of cool green news:

  1. Oil stops flowing for the first time since April. (The New York Times)
  2. Extending the local food movement to water. (Huffington Post)
  3. More on water: a new effort to ship water from where it’s plentiful to where it’s scarce. (Green)
  4. See a video showing why keeping Florida beaches dark at night helps sea turtles. (Dot Earth)
  5. Capturing warm summer air to heat a school in the cold Switzerland winter. (EcoGeek)
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