Category: Media

The Green Buzz: Friday, June 28

Written by | June 28th, 2013

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We’re up bright and early bringing you another radiant edition of Green Buzz! So put on your sunscreen, grab a coffee and lets buzz!

  1. University of Michigan students are burning up the competition with their solar creation. (HuffPo)
  2. It’s the customers of this Virginia utility company that are getting paid from Dominion’s new solar program. (NBC)
  3. The Sun is not too hot for these fourth graders… (TreeHugger)
  4. Hiding in the shadows in Cambodia, a new species of bird has been found! (Guardian)
  5. Like we really needed a reason to post a picture of a cute duck! Thanks to Buttercup’s adopted father, this duck is walking like a new woman! (TreeHugger)

Rewind: Top Social Posts of 2012

Written by | December 27th, 2012

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When we’re not working to save the planet, Nature Conservancy staff can be found sharing the stories of our work with our awesome social communities. Here are our top social posts of 2012!

Cool Green Scientist: Cave Man Cory Holliday

Written by | October 2nd, 2012

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Meet the man behind the artificial bat cave, Cory Holliday. His life underground has been filled with adventures: from being stuck in cave passages to discovering new species. Now he prepares for a bigger challenge: stopping the spread of white-nose syndrome.

Bad Days in Bat Caves

Written by | September 25th, 2012

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Conservationists feel helpless in the face of white-nose syndrome, a disease wiping out millions of bats. But research may have found a solution. Learn about the knowledge that led to the first-of-its-kind artificial bat cave.

Hollywood’s Unsung Hero: Nature

Written by | February 22nd, 2012

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The Academy Awards are this Sunday and we noticed a category missing from the list: best celebration of nature in a movie. Here are four Oscar-worthy films that we’d like to nominate for this green award.

OK, What Is With All This Extreme Weather?

Written by | April 29th, 2011

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The managing director of our Global Climate Change Team looks at April’s record-setting, severe weather and its connection to carbon pollution.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 13

Written by | January 13th, 2011

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These 5 cool green links should give you an edge over that smarty-pants mosquitofish:

  1. We’re just the messengers: eating insects could reduce your food footprint. (Treehugger)
  2. Who needs a degree when fish are as smart as college students at math? (Mother Nature Network)
  3. How do reporters and scientists communicate with each other? Here’s a snippet. (Dot Earth)
  4. The world tries to crack down on illegal fishing. (Green)
  5. Having trouble deciding who’s to blame for the Gulf oil spill? The answer is easy, says this author: everyone. (Grist)

Take the Plunge, Environmentalists!

Written by | December 7th, 2010

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Environmentalists keep talking to and writing for each other, says Conservancy marine scientist Mark Spalding, like penguins afraid to jump off their ice-floe and communicate with others.

Why Do We Keep Hearing Global Fisheries Are Collapsing?

Written by | November 29th, 2010

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Some marine scientists say many of the world’s fish stocks are nearing collapse…but the data suggest otherwise, says Peter Kareiva. So why does the media still report that we’re on the verge of a fisheries apocalypse?

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 5

Written by | October 5th, 2010

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Leave it to the Brits to bring us “Splattergate” on this fine cool green morning:

  1. An irreverant video featuring exploding schoolchildren causes an uproar for British climate group 10:10. (DotEarth)
  2. And more funny business from across the pond: a UK town uses human waste to heat homes. (BBC)
  3. Are compostable chip bags really that noisy? (GreenBiz)
  4. The U.S. military goes green. (The New York Times)
  5. Who’s to blame for killing the climate bill? (The Vine)
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