Tag: Yellowstone

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 21

Written by | September 21st, 2011

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The “when animals attack!” edition.

  1. A new report says that climate change is weaving its way into corporate strategy. (Green)
  2. The Nile crocodile is actually the Nile crocodileS. (Mongabay)
  3. Yellowstone released a report on this summer’s grizzly attack. (Los Angeles Times)
  4. Energy efficiency not only saves a bunch of cash–it also created more than 330,000 jobs in two decades. (CleanTechnica)
  5. A former trainer believes captivity is what makes orcas attack. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2011

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Irene looked a lot nicer from space.

  1. Cool video: Watch Hurricane Irene’s birth and death from space. (Wired)
  2. Panda poop may hold the key to major a breakthrough in biofuels. (TreeHugger)
  3. Did Irene’s floodwaters cause less visible environmental damage? (Green)
  4. Bird flu fears are on the rise as a mutant strain hits China, Vietnam. (BBC)
  5. A grizzly is being blamed for the death of a hiker in Yellowstone. (LA Times)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 26

Written by | July 26th, 2011

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Fires, art and lions… surely one of our green news stories will pique your interest:

  1. Scientists learn more about a rare animal called “the ghost of the mountains.” (The New York Times)
  2. Research shows big wildfires could hit Yellowstone by 2050. (Mongabay)
  3. A new study identifies 3 common characteristics of climate change deniers. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Guess who doesn’t like the University of Wyoming’s new anti-coal art project? (Grist)
  5. If one of your worst fears is getting attacked by a lion, this study explains when you should be most afraid. (HuffPostGreen)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 21

Written by | July 21st, 2011

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Sea turtles and cleantech divas… what more could you ask for in a green news round-up?

  1. Visit a green sea turtle hatchery in Indonesia. (TreeHugger)
  2. Climate change is a major threat to peace and security, says UN official. (BBC)
  3. Is another oil spill like the one in Yellowstone imminent? (HuffPostGreen)
  4. China tries to beat back massive algae blooms in it’s 3rd largest freshwater lake. (YaleE360)
  5. Meet 12 women leading the cleantech revolution. (Grist)

How I Fell in Love With Nature

Written by | May 13th, 2011

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Why did a city kid that thought a half-acre park with azaleas was “wild” end up dedicating his life to nature? New York state director Bill Ulfelder shares his story.

Americans Needed: To Save the Great Outdoors

Written by | February 16th, 2011

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President Obama has put forth a call to protect America’s lands and waters. And now it’s up to communities across the nation to answer–here’s how you can support the effort.

Nature Photo of the Week: Grand Prismatic Spring

Written by | August 20th, 2010

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Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring—as seen in this amazing photo by Flickr user Acoustic Walden—is an other-worldly place. Thanks for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group! See all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. And get inspired to take your own great […]

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?

Yellowstone in China?

Written by | October 5th, 2009

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Editor’s note: Charles Bedford, the state director for The Nature Conservancy in Colorado, is living and working in China for the next year and will be writing about conservation issues there. Read all his posts. How are U.S. perceptions of China sadly out of date? One example lies in how China’s first national park was […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 3

Written by | April 3rd, 2009

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Last week Cool Green Morning brought you news of a performance art piece by the group BaaaStuds using sheep strapped with LED lights. We now have video of said art piece above…and don’t blame us if you spend the rest of the day watching and emailing it. But before you do that, check out some […]

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