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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 14

Written by | April 14th, 2011

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With our big brains, shouldn’t we humans be able to solve climate change?

  1. A new Nature Conservancy study offers a roadmap for wind development that doesn’t harm wildlife. (Clean Technica)
  2. It turns out that having a bigger brain does get you ahead in life. At least, if you’re an invasive species. (Conservation Journal Watch
  3. We need to get more women involved in green technology, says Kristina Johnson. (GreenBiz)
  4. Wolves are now off the endangered species list–which isn’t as good as it sounds. (The New York Times)
  5. One of the world’s great environmental thinkers offers some advice on energy use. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 15

Written by | March 15th, 2011

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What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. Who’s afraid for/of the big bad wolf? asks our lead scientist, Sanjayan. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Camera traps reveal the secret world of wild animals. (Wired Science)
  3. Keep these 15 conservation issues on your radar. (Mongabay)
  4. Ask Umbra says that nail polish isn’t that great for you or for the environment. (Grist)
  5. Americans are more supportive of offshore drilling than they were a year ago, according to a new Gallup poll. (Green House)

It’s Time for Environmentalists to Stop Crying Wolf

Written by | September 17th, 2009

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Hate mail, angry community meetings, hyperbolic letters to the editor. No, not health care reform: Wolf hunting. Here in Idaho, it seems, the wolf hunting season — which opened earlier this month — has pushed all other news aside. Many environmentalists are mad as hell that wolf management has been turned over to the states […]

Controlling Wolves, Controlling Weeds

Written by | December 18th, 2008

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In the early 1900’s, professionals entered Yellowstone National Park and killed wolves. Lots of wolves. Shooters lined the ridges of Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania and blasted migrating raptors. Others poisoned badgers and mountain lions and bragged about it. And what were all of these people called in their day? Conservationists. At the time, many “knew” there […]

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