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Finding Common Ground

Written by | July 3rd, 2012

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A new public opinion poll done for the Conservancy reveals that the overwhelming majority of Americans still believe in conserving our natural resources and that they consider conservation patriotic.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 2

Written by | July 2nd, 2012

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It’s not a very cool green morning, that’s for sure.

  1. Team Nature takes on Kenya’s Safaricom Marathon. (The Huffington Post)
  2. A new study says rising levels of carbon dioxide could turn African savannas into forests. (YaleE360)
  3. From greening your barbeque to greening your dandruff shampoo, Ask Umbra’s got you covered. (Grist)
  4. College campuses around the US are leading the charge for climate neutrality. (GreenBiz)
  5. Can reality TV save the monk seal? (National Geographic)

In Kenya, Running for Nature

Written by | June 28th, 2012

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President and CEO Mark Tercek blogs from Africa as he prepares to run the Safaricom Half Marathon in support of ground-breaking conservation and community development projects.

Rio+20: Leadership from New Directions

Written by | June 27th, 2012

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Numerous countries — and now the private sector — are stepping forward to commit to specific actions to make their operations more sustainable.

If You Care About the Environment, You Should Care About the Farm Bill

Written by | June 15th, 2012

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Our president and CEO Mark Tercek urges congressional leaders not to further cut funding to vital conservation programs in the Farm Bill — programs that protect the health of America’s soil, water, wildlife and other natural resources essential to our lives and livelihoods.

Indonesian President Calls for a Green Economy

Written by | June 14th, 2012

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World leaders increasingly recognize that investing in nature is fundamentally necessary for a healthy, equitable and prosperous world.

Historic Dam Removal to Benefit Nature and People

Written by | June 11th, 2012

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Today’s dam removal along Maine’s Penobscot River proves that smart collaboration can lead to important benefits for both nature and people.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 14

Written by | May 14th, 2012

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We’ve got a case of the cool green Mondays.

  1. Our president/CEO Mark Tercek identifies corporate sustainability officers as “unsung heroes.” (Huffington Post)
  2. Watch out for superweeds! (Grist)
  3. How much more are you willing to pay for clean energy? (Green)
  4. Business is booming for the makers of hybrid vehicles. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Last month’s rainy weather brought respite from the “prolonged airborne particle pollution” that affected the UK earlier this year. (Guardian)

Unsung Heroes: Corporate Sustainability Officers

Written by | May 11th, 2012

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For a growing number of companies, “going green” is now a core business strategy. What do these companies leading the way in environmental sustainability have in common?

Conservation Lessons of the Dust Bowl

Written by | May 7th, 2012

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May 9th marks the anniversary of one of the worst man-made disasters ever to hit the U.S.: the Dust Bowl. Our CEO explains how conservation practices put in place as a result have helped prevent similar catastrophic events.

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