Written by McKenzie Jones | January 13th, 2014
Saving the radioactive cows, West Virginians soon to have clean water restored, and an attitude adjustment re: urban biodiversity in today’s green news.
- “Let the Cows of Hope Live!” is the call of a rancher seeking to save cows turned radioactive after the Fukushima power plant disaster. (NY Times)
- A West Virginia chemical spill, which left many residents without access to clean running water for five days, is thankfully nearing its end. (Huffington Post)
- Have US cities woken up to the value of urban wildlife? Some say the changes taking place look like the start of an urban biodiversity movement. (Yale Environment 360)
Written by McKenzie Jones | December 27th, 2013
Who wouldn’t enjoy more monarch butterflies? Learn about the key to their comeback, as well as a Snow Dragon in the Antarctic and smart dimming streetlamps in L.A. in today’s green news.
- The key to a monarch butterfly resurgence could be right in your backyard. (New York Times)
- “Snow Dragon” seeks to rescue a Russian ship, which became trapped in ice during its polar expedition. (Huffington Post)
- Los Angeles stands to curb energy use by 40% with the help of Tvilight. (Grist)
Written by Ian Shive | October 23rd, 2013
Conservation photographer Ian Shive travels to Palau and takes us underwater and in the air — and reveals what it’s like to photograph this magical and irreplaceable world.
Written by Mark Tercek | October 2nd, 2013
From one CEO to the next: Read Mark Tercek’s Q&A with his predecessor at The Nature Conservancy, Steve McCormick.
Written by Megan Latour | September 3rd, 2013
Knowing where your food comes from – the “farm to table” concept – is all the rage. But what about your clothes? Can it still be done “naturally”? Is it possible to follow that path?
Written by Meg Thomson | July 2nd, 2013
For the past 20 years, our devoted Legacy Club members have amazed us with their generous commitments to nature. How do you show your appreciation to our natural world?
Written by Mark Tercek | June 20th, 2013
“We are all farmers living on the edge of the planet’s resource base,” says World Wildlife Fund’s Jason Clay. Jason talks with our CEO Mark Tercek about producing more with less and transforming global sustainability practices.
Written by Trevor Martin | May 31st, 2013
Green Buzz News Time!
- What happens when you ask 14-18 year olds how to debate science? (Guardian)
- This bird gives a whole new meaning to the term, “early bird”. (Guardian)
- Ok, did you really wanna see that new Will Smith movie? Or just know why humans are on the menu? (Forbes)
- George Michael was right (the singer, not the character from Arrested Development), sometimes the clothes do not make the man or in this case, mice. (TreeHugger)
- Oakland has a new landmark, a natural science museum for the public. (NPR)
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | May 28th, 2013
Written by Charles Bedford | February 11th, 2013
Charles Bedford, Director of The Nature Conservancy’s Asia-Pacific region, explains why conserving nature in Hong Kong is a bigger issue than you might think.