Tag: Tanzania

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, October 9

Written by | October 9th, 2013

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It’s a weird, wild world in today’s green news.

  1. Even Antarctica is affected by the government shutdown. (NPR)
  2. Tanzania’s government minister has a suggestion for how to deal with poachers. (TreeHugger)
  3. This Austin, TX, college professor really wants his students to understand sustainability. (Grist)
  4. Cyborg cockroaches? For kids? There’s an ethics argument for that. (Wired)
  5. This infographic shows the real costs of environmental disasters. (MNN)

World Indigenous Day: Harnessing the Power of the Five Percent

Written by | August 8th, 2013

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World Indigenous Day is August 9 and our Global Director for Indigenous and Communal Conservation takes a closer look at how conservation can support Indigenous peoples’ rights.

Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Written by | April 27th, 2013

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A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration. From D.C. to Afghanistan, over 12,000 nature-lovers celebrated Earth Day outdoors with good food and great company.

Going Holistic: Health and Conservation Converge in Tanzania

Written by | June 21st, 2012

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The Conservancy’s David Banks and Pathfinder International’s Caroline Crosbie discuss how incorporating women’s, children’s and community health — along with gender equity — is critical to attaining a more sustainable human relationship with our planet.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 26

Written by | January 26th, 2012

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Today we learn that Facebook’s roots go way, way back.

  1. Pass the veggies. School lunches get a makeover. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. What do Tanzania’s Hadza people and Facebook have in common? (MSNBC)
  3. See the Earth in high-definition. (PhysOrg)
  4. Remodeling an old building is greener than building a new one. (Grist)
  5. Frog perfume? Madagascar frogs use more than just sight and sound to communicate. (Mongabay)

Conservancy Science Helps Communities Cope with Tanzania’s Changing Climate

Written by | December 19th, 2011

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The Nature Conservancy is working in Tanzania to understand how climate change is affecting the environment and to find nature-based strategies to solve the problems it’s creating.

ChinAfricAmericAsia: Conservation Beyond Borders

Written by | October 19th, 2011

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Charles Bedford looks at how we’re planning on advancing conservation in China with an ambitious new initiative called Conservation Beyond Borders.

The Long and Winding Serengeti Road

Written by | July 8th, 2011

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A proposed road through prime migratory lands has caused big controversy. Now the Tanzanian government has reached a compromise… so why aren’t conservationists happy?

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 25

Written by | June 24th, 2011

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Cool Green Friday!

  1. Solar and wind developers are making use of abandoned lands known as “brownfields.” (YaleE360)
  2. Play a video game and solve climate change. Really, it’s that simple. (Treehugger)
  3. One of the world’s oddest animals might have trouble adapting to climate change. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Victory in the Serengeti! The Tanzania government cancels plans to build a road through the park. (Mongabay)
  5. The Arizona wildfire hasn’t been kind to endangered wildlife. (HuffPostGreen)

Africa: A New Era for People and Wildlife

Written by | March 11th, 2011

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Chairman of the Board Roger Milliken, Jr. journeys to Africa and gets an up close look at bull elephants, Samburu warriors and the future of The Nature Conservancy.

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