Tag: snow

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 21

Written by | January 21st, 2014

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It’s a #snowday on much of the East Coast of the US. But on the West Coast, black bears are waking up early from their hibernation due to a grave lack of California snow. (San Francisco Gate)

Nature Photo of the Week: Still Beauty

Written by | March 8th, 2013

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As we count down the last few weeks of winter, we wanted to pause and celebrate the still and peaceful beauty of this snow-covered landscape. Flickr photographer mountains43 captured this stunning image of Snow Lake in Washington’s Alpine Lakes Wilderness…

Nature Photo of the Week: Snowflakes? What Snowflakes?

Written by | December 28th, 2012

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Talk about caught in the act! This silly squirrel seems to have been caught red-handed, enjoying a little playtime in the fresh snow. Carry on, buddy! Many thanks to Flickr photographer ~1ladybug~ for sharing this photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 28

Written by | July 28th, 2010

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Get your Cool Green Morning on:

  1. Portland, Oregon is the solar-y-est city the northwest United States. (CleanTechnica)
  2. What does our relatively recent super-snowy winter really say about climate change and weather patterns? (Dot Earth)
  3. The nation’s largest wind farm is currently under construction in California. (EcoGeek)
  4. Oil in the Gulf may be dissipating, but the effects of the spill will probably still be felt for decades. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Seriously– who doesn’t want (legally protected) clean air? (Grist)

30 Inches of Global Warming

Written by | February 25th, 2010

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Killer snowstorms in Washington, DC. No snow in Vancouver. What’s an isolated weather fluctuation — and what’s a scientifically verified indicator of climate change?

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 16

Written by | February 16th, 2010

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Happy Fat Tuesday! Go totally wild with these five green links:

  1. According to the mighty Bill Gates, what the world needs now is an “energy miracle.” (The Vine)
  2. Declining fog threatens California’s famous redwood forests. (Wired)
  3. Why snowstorms and climate change go hand in hand. (The Daily Green)
  4. Australia kicks off a multi-year, multi-million dollar hunt for new species. (Mongabay)
  5. The Pentagon could be just months away from producing fuel from algae. (Treehugger)
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