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Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 13

Written by | February 13th, 2009

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Long weekend, and maybe you’ll hit the mall, and maybe that’s not such an eco-crime after all. Read below to learn more — and all the green online news that’s fit to print. (And could you pick up some socks for us while you’re there?) But the UPS Driver is So Cute: Which is greener: […]

Economic Stimulus: Why Do Our Coasts Come Last?

Written by | February 6th, 2009

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This week, The Nature Conservancy’s Marine Team has been meeting here in Virginia. When the meeting began a couple of days ago, there was a real sense of optimism among the participants  that the U.S. had turned the corner on recognizing the immense value of coastal wetlands. The U.S. House had included $400 million for coastal […]

Economic Stimulus Through Healthy Forests

Written by | February 5th, 2009

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Some years ago, when I was involved in starting up The Nature Conservancy’s Fire Initiative, I visited the site of the Hayman Fire in the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies. In early June, 2002, this fire exploded across 138,000 acres of pine and fir in the mountains southwest of Denver.  It was virtually uncontrollable […]

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