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Halloween in Nature: 10 Spooky Photos

Written by | October 22nd, 2013

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If you look closely — in the dark shadows and under the thick fog — you’ll find signs of Halloween hiding in nature. Presenting our top 10 Halloween in nature photographs.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 9

Written by | October 9th, 2012

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We have quite an interesting assortment of gooey, green news today.

  1. What has two thumbs and is the cause of most whale deaths? (LiveScience)
  2. Scientists try turn seawater into jet fuel. (Gizmag)
  3. Did glowing fireworms help Columbus discover America? (Green)
  4. Slime mold has no brain but does have a memory. (National Geographic)
  5. 100-million-year-old spider attack recorded in amber. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 5

Written by | March 5th, 2012

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Thank you for saving the world… with one less car!

  1. An artist shows her appreciation for bicyclists with hand-written thank you notes. (TreeHugger)
  2. Will 2012 be the year of the tornado? (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Carbon emissions pave way for mass extinction in oceans. (Mongabay)
  4. Thousands of strands of spider silk spun into violin strings. (BBC)
  5. See 10 years of gorgeous images of Earth from space. (Wired Science)

Nature Photo of the Week: Spectacular Spider

Written by | November 4th, 2011

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We can’t decide what’s more stunning: the pattern on this Argiope spider’s belly or his intricate web? Both spectacular details make this photo our pick for Nature Photo of the Week. Thanks to Flickr user chefrx for a great nature shot and thanks for sharing it with The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature […]

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