Tag: wildlife

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)

The Great Urbanization and What it Means for Nature: Part 2

Written by | January 14th, 2010

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We’re an urban species for the first time in history. How is our language about nature shifting as a result…and how are we going to talk to urbanites about conservation?

How ‘Green’ Is Your Lawn?

Written by | June 10th, 2009

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It’s true: A green lawn is not often a green lawn. Many of you already  know this, but neighborhood peer pressure keeps you reaching for weed spray, fertilizer and a lawnmower. When you step through your front door, do you feel like you’ve landed on the set of American Beauty? Do you worry that your attempts […]

Leave It (Mostly) To Beaver

Written by | May 27th, 2009

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In John Crowley’s science fiction novel Beasts, humans decide they’ve inflicted enough damage on the Earth, and utilize their technology to construct a giant tower removed from the rest of the world. They achieve self sufficiency in food and energy production, and thus no longer interact or inflict damage on the rest of the world. […]

Better a Logged Forest Than None at All

Written by | February 13th, 2009

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Erik makes the case why logging of tropical rainforests is not necessarily bad

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