Tag: US forests

America’s Forest: Now with 20% More Love

Written by | February 10th, 2012

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Forests in North America are getting some love: the U.S. Forest Service announces it will be increasing the pace of forest conservation over the next three years.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 2

Written by | November 2nd, 2011

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Today’s green news: +1/-1 for forests.

  1. Our lead scientist Sanjayan pens a letter to #7,000,000,000 to update the little guy on the state of the planet. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Climate change is making California birds bigger. (Treehugger)
  3. Forests are more awesome at absorbing greenhouse gases than previously thought… (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. …but most U.S. forests aren’t adapting too well to climate change. (Green House)
  5. Americans need to put more energy into energy efficiency. (GreenBiz)

 

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 27

Written by | April 27th, 2011

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Because green news=awesome.

  1. Despite incidents of poaching, Nepal’s rhino population is on the rise. (Mongabay)
  2. Changes in design and production will hopefully stop refrigerators from killing the planet. (Green)
  3. Masdar City: the carbon-neutral city of the future. (Guardian)
  4. This new map shows the size and carbon storage capacity of US forests. (EcoGeek)
  5. Climate change: democracy spreader? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 8

Written by | April 8th, 2010

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Read on for the day’s coolest and greenest news:

  1. Hey, did you hear? The Nature Conservancy’s releasing The Atlas of Global Conservation on Earth Day. (YaleE360)
  2. In less than 40 years, forests in the eastern U.S. declined by 4.1 percent, says a new study. (Mongabay)
  3. Measuring a company’s water footprint isn’t as easy as it probably should be. (Green Inc.)
  4. Since 1990, fishing gear’s been responsible for the accidental deaths of around 8 million sea turtles. (Journal Watch Online)
  5. A coal-carrying ship traveling through a marine protected area (!) runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef, and the crew thinks it’s no big deal. (Treehugger)
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