Tag: Texas drought

The Green Buzz: Monday, June 3

Written by | June 3rd, 2013

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Today we’re talking weather, greenwashing, and fighting deforestation.

  1. Oklahoma has been pummeled by tornadoes — but why? (National Geographic)
  2. A complaint from environmental groups is exposing what exactly is behind those green labels. (The New York Times)
  3. Environmentalists got one major firm to quit greenwashing and deforestation in Indonesia. (NPR)
  4. Need a little inspiration for what activities to do outside? Look no further. (Washington Post)
  5. Texas just passed landmark policy related to the state’s water supply — and it’s good news for this drought-beleaguered state. (Burnt Orange Report)

Austin City Limits Festival and The Nature Conservancy!

Written by | September 9th, 2011

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ACL is more than just a music festival. Our Texas state director explains why this year it provides a real opportunity to get an important message to a vital group of people.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 9

Written by | August 9th, 2011

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Cool Green Morning time:

  1. Al Gore doesn’t have very nice things to say about climate skeptics. (Treehugger)
  2. This historic one-year Texas drought will actually have ecological impacts for years to come. (YaleE360)
  3. What happened to the Long Island lobster? (New York Times)
  4. Get an update on Sanjayan’s Thelon expedition. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Here’s how some DC-area bike commuters rode out the hottest July on record. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 20

Written by | June 20th, 2011

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Comeback stories are a great way to start your Monday!

  1. Yum, cicada ice cream! Could bugs be a tasty new food source? (Treehugger)
  2. Texas drought sparks more than just thirst in the battle over water use on the Colorado River. (Green)
  3. The Arabian oryx gets an upgrade and makes history in the process. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. The Hawaiian moorhen, coot and stilt are making comebacks, too. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Here’s a great question: if marine protected areas can help our oceans recover, why are there so few of them? (YaleE360)
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