Tag: Americans

$80 Million for Wetlands and Working Ranches in the Everglades

Written by | July 13th, 2012

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Our president and CEO Mark Tercek travels to the Florida Everglades for an important announcement of new funding to protect and restore wetland habitat on working ranches in the Everglades.

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.

Passed: Senate Approves U.S. Farm Bill

Written by | June 22nd, 2012

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The U.S. Senate passed a Farm Bill with strong bi-partisan support. The Nature Conservancy takes a look at several particularly good features of this important conservation milestone.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 1

Written by | March 1st, 2012

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Extra, extra! Here are today’s top green news headlines.

  1. Higher temps mean more Americans now believe in climate change. (TreeHugger)
  2. Kill owls to save endangered owls? (CNN)
  3. Indonesia’s tiger habitat pulped for paper products. (Guardian)
  4. Super-sized flea fossils feasted on dinosaur blood. (Nature.com)
  5. Research shows active video games don’t make kids active. (TG Daily)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 25

Written by | August 25th, 2010

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Hey! It’s Cool Green Morning time:

  1. The next wave of oil spill clean-up technology: robots. (Green)
  2. Edible green curtains are showing up on one company’s buildings, and also on plates in corporate cafeterias. (GreenBiz)
  3. A new survey shows that in 2009, Americans used more wind and solar power– and less coal and gas. (YaleE360)
  4. Climate change denial seems to be spreading among one particular political party. (CleanTechnica)
  5. As of last week, there is no such thing as a free plastic bag in Mexico. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 25

Written by | May 25th, 2010

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Get your Cool Green Morning on:

  1. Biodiversity on islands rebounding from centuries of invasive rat infestation might recover faster than previously thought, a new study says. (Conservation Maven)
  2. Montgomery County, Maryland just passed the nation’s first countywide carbon tax. (Solve Climate)
  3. A group claims that dolphins and whales deserve human rights. (YaleE360)
  4. Americans are spending more time outdoors these days, according to a new report. (Treehugger)
  5. Tax breaks for solar companies could create more than 200,000 jobs in the US by 2016. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2010

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Get your green news on with these five great links:

  1. Younger Americans are disturbingly apathetic toward climate change. Kids these days… (Yale e360)
  2. Scientists debate the relationship between climate change and infectious diseases. (Scientific American)
  3. A new “tacoshed” project calculates the carbon footprint of the world’s/my favorite Mexican delicacy. (GreenBiz)
  4. Just one of the many reasons why healthy coral reefs are so crucial: they produce clouds and affect coastal precipitation. (Mongabay)
  5. Does the U.S. have enough space to allow bison to thrive? (dotEarth)
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