Tag: squirrels

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: Friday, October 26

Written by | October 26th, 2012

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We have good news for corals!… but bad news for squirrels.

  1. Tempting squirrels with contraception-laced snacks may slow down population spikes. (National Geographic)
  2. Coral reefs found to be thriving in the deep waters of the Great Barrier Reef. (CNN)
  3. 67% of cows in Denmark never feel the sun or chew a blade of grass. (TreeHugger)
  4. Fukushima fish ‘may be inedible for a decade’. (Guardian)
  5. The land of Cherry Garcia strives to be greener. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 19

Written by | January 19th, 2011

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Kick off your day the cool green way:

  1. When it comes to eco-friendly household products, there’s a green divide between men and women. (Urban Farm)
  2. This pretty little flower was just removed from the endangered species list. Congrats, pretty little flower! (Green)
  3. Thanks to climate change, the northern hemisphere’s ice is melting, which means less sunlight is reflected back into space, which means the planet’s getting warmer even faster. Phew. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Trees are smarter than squirrels. (Treehugger)
  5. Does eating sustainably raised meat make a more positive impact than going veg? This writer thinks so. (Guardian)
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