Tag: south dakota

The Green Buzz: Thursday, March 14

Written by | March 14th, 2013

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Great, now I want a donut.

  1. Dunkin pledges to use only sustainable palm oil in the making of its delectable confections. (NPR)
  2. Don’t worry about those dead pigs, Shanghai, the water’s fine. Really? (Discovery)
  3. Monarch migration hits its lowest point in decades. (New York Times)
  4. Iowa and South Dakota produced almost 25% of their electricity from wind in 2012. (Treehugger)
  5. Food deserts? No, this map doesn’t show you where food doesn’t grow — it shows where people can’t access fresh food. (Grist)

Spotlighting Black-Footed Ferrets in South Dakota

Written by | October 18th, 2012

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Conservancy staffers recount their efforts to help save populations of the endangered — and very elusive — black-footed ferret in South Dakota.

Bison Bellows & Bones: Student-Scientists on the Prairie

Written by | October 10th, 2012

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Follow bison herds; record bison as they fight, bellow and urinate on themselves; collect bison bones; repeat. It’s just another “day at the office” for these student researchers from Gustavus Adolphus College.

Helping Save the Endangered Black-Footed Ferret

Written by | October 17th, 2011

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The Nature Conservancy’s Karla Suckling and volunteer Bill Allen are helping to save one of the most endangered mammals in North America this week and are sending updates from the field.

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