Written by Eddie Game | September 10th, 2012
You have an important role to play in saving nature–and a new study proves it. Researchers find that citizen involvement is as critical as government in protecting threatened species.
Written by Bob Lalasz | March 15th, 2012
The most important maps in conservation history are now online — and you can explore them, courtesy of The Nature Conservancy. Dig in and find out more.
Written by Dave Mehlman | December 8th, 2010
A mysterious disease is causing major bill deformities for birds, mostly in Alaska. Our avian expert looks at some of the worst effects and the potential causes.
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Written by Darci Palmquist | October 15th, 2009
Marijuana causes drought, endangered species are expensive, and wetlands store carbon… who knew? Now you do, thanks to this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News links. New data suggest that wetlands could store six times more carbon per acre than forests, leading some scientists and companies to consider wetlands restoration as the next shining hope for carbon offsets. [...]
Written by Darci Palmquist | September 15th, 2009
There might not be much hope for the Goose Creek milkvetch, but at least you can now heat your home with an ethanol fireplace. Read on for that and weightier topics like sunspots, the Peruvian Amazon conflict and REDD (one of the most important strategies in fighting climate change, says Conservancy president Mark Tercek). Goose Creek milkvetch (pictured [...]
Written by Darci Palmquist | September 10th, 2009
From hair-powered solar panels and trees that produce electricity to species extinctions (Christmas Island bats) and species on the rebound (Mexican gray wolf), it’s a wacky wild world out there. Read on for today’s top Cool Green News links. Plug an electrode into a maple tree, and another into the ground, and what do you get? [...]
Written by Darci Palmquist | April 14th, 2009
It’s a cool green morning on the East Coast, and we’ve compiled the top five green news stories from the environmental blogosphere. Read on… Condor Killer on the Loose: A private investigator has been hired to find the killer of two endangered California condors. Only about 320 California condors still exist, half of them in captivity. Battle of the [...]