Tag: USFWS

The Green Buzz: Monday, June 10

Written by | June 10th, 2013

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Hidden wildfires, ocean trash, and wolves are just some of the green news tidbits we’ve found for you this morning.

  1. The USFWS announced that wolves are losing their federal protection in almost all of the lower 48 states. (LA Times)
  2. This bums us out: Most of the trash that litters the ocean floor is recyclable. (MNN)
  3. For victims of Hurricane Sandy, the worst is not over. (Huffington Post)
  4. Clearly the problem of climate change and emissions has not been solved. (Washington Post)
  5. Think deforestation is the Amazon’s biggest problem? Think again. (It’s hidden fires.) (NASA)

Citizen Scientists Are Helping Save Threatened Species

Written by | September 10th, 2012

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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.

The Conservation Maps That Changed the World

Written by | March 15th, 2012

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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.

Black-Capped Crossbill? I Don’t Think So!

Written by | December 8th, 2010

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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.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 28

Written by | September 28th, 2010

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Ready for some cool green news this morning?

  1. USFWS tries to identify which animals face the most threats from climate change. (Green)
  2. The world’s oldest trees face a one-two punch that could mean their demise. (The New York Times)
  3. R.I.P the EPA’s well-regarded Climate Leaders program for reducing CO2. (Green Biz)
  4. Florida panthers are coming back–but they continue to face obstacles. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  5. GPS for your bike? There’s an app for that! (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 6

Written by | July 6th, 2010

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You said it! Beat the heat with some cool green news:

  1. An update on just how far the oil could reach. (Green)
  2. In more spill news, a new report comes to light showing that USFWS ok’d the risk to wildlife. (The New York Times)
  3. Which is better: real nature or technological nature? (trust your instincts on this one) (Planet Green)
  4. Can we save the world’s “last ocean” from human impact? (Mongabay)
  5. It’s hot around here: new record highs beat the record colds by 5 to 1. (Climate Progress)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 14

Written by | January 14th, 2010

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Your daily dose of the 5 coolest and greenest news links online is ready and waiting:

  1. It’s a dream-world of magic… Obama’s green-energy revolution, that is. (Foreign Policy)
  2. Why does Apple keep resisting shareholder requests to report on emissions? (Environmental Leader)
  3. Endangered jaguars will now get habitat protection under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (NY Times)
  4. “Carbon tax” versus “carbon offset” — same policy, different name. So does using the “t-word” matter? (The Vine)
  5. Is that fish an ENFP or ISFJ? Personality testing of mosquito fish reveals clues about why they like to invade new territory. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2009

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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. […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 15

Written by | September 15th, 2009

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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 […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 10

Written by | September 10th, 2009

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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? […]

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