Tag: Bill Finch

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2010

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The last day of the month: time to reflect on your green priorities?

  1. Surprising ways your Thanksgiving turkey was tied to Gulf of Mexico fisheries. (Alabama Press-Register)
  2. The economy vs. the environment–can we move beyond the “either/or” argument? (Green Biz)
  3. A new report says the European economy is at risk from high demand on natural resources. (BBC)
  4. How sustainable palm oil could determine the future of forests in Asia and Africa. (YaleE360)
  5. Q: What becomes of disposable coffee cups? A: TBD, following this Starbucks pilot project. (Green)

Gulf Oil Spill: Is There a Cure?

Written by | June 14th, 2010

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Are hay or oil-eating microbes the answer to the Gulf oil spill? The Conservancy’s Bill Finch asks if miracle cures just blinding us to the inevitable…and what it will take to restore the Gulf.

Gulf Oil Spill: The Nature of Oil

Written by | June 9th, 2010

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Oil is natural — so what’s the big deal about the Gulf oil spill? For starters, you have to understand oil’s nature, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

Gulf Oil Spill: The Forecast and Petit Bois Island

Written by | June 3rd, 2010

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On the Gulf Coast, people are now checking the oil spill forecast as religiously as the weather. But Alabama’s Petit Bois Island has already been hit, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

Gulf Spill Update: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Written by | May 26th, 2010

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Who’s to blame for the Gulf oil spill? BP, of course, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch. But shouldn’t Americans take a hard look at their driving habits, too?

Gulf Oil Spill: The Slick We Didn’t See

Written by | May 17th, 2010

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The damage the Gulf oil spill has done is mostly offshore, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch — in the open ocean that supports the life of the Gulf.

Alabama: Return to the Rail’s Nest

Written by | May 14th, 2010

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The Conservancy’s Bill Finch returns to a clapper rail’s nest he visited two weeks ago in Alabama’s Grand Bay marsh — back when he thought the Gulf oil spill’s landfall might be imminent.

Alabama: The Spill’s Potential Effects on Gulf Seafood

Written by | May 11th, 2010

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The oil spill’s effects on Gulf coast seafood could be devastating — on local economies and on the nation’s food supply, says the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

Alabama: What This Spill Could Do to Coastal Marshes

Written by | May 10th, 2010

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The Conservancy’s Bill Finch says the Gulf Coast’s marsh grass is one of nature’s most efficient traps — making it especially vulnerable to this oil spill.

Alabama: Relax, The Spill Will Get Here

Written by | May 6th, 2010

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Reporters are rushing to the Gulf to report on the oil spill — but the Conservancy’s Bill Finch says it’ll arrive on its own schedule…and the ecological damage will be stunning.

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