Tag: diversity

The Green Buzz: Monday, October 21

Written by | October 21st, 2013

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Another mysterious fish washes ashore in today’s green news.

  1. How many tree species do you think reside in the Amazon? A new report estimates just how diverse the rainforest is. (Pentagon Post)
  2. Another rare oarfish has washed ashore in California, and scientists are stumped as to why. (Reuters)
  3. This report has us wondering what our oceans are going to look like by 2100. (Environment News Service)
  4. The end of an oil era is 2070, says a major oil company. (MNN)
  5. Giant Asian tiger shrimp — we’re talking the length of a forearm — have invaded U.S. waters. (TreeHugger)

What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by | August 27th, 2013

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Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. encouraged us to recognize the “fierce urgency of now.” Our CEO reflects on how Dr. King’s passionate speech can guide the environmental movement.

First All-African American Team Climbs Denali

Written by | August 21st, 2013

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An all-African American team of nine hikers climbed Denali and achieved their goal: to inspire people of color to get outside and pursue their dreams.

Conservation Movement Must Become More Diverse

Written by | April 7th, 2011

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A new study by EPA officials and others challenges the conservation movement to become more racially diverse. Mark Tercek explains why it’s so important and how the Conservancy is proactively accepting the challenge.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 3

Written by | November 3rd, 2010

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Snakes and dolphins and…ballot measures? Oh my!

  1. Get the scoop on yesterday’s election results– and what they mean for the environment. (Grist)
  2. Hooray! The rarest snake in the world is making a comeback. (Mongabay)
  3. Why isn’t America’s diversity reflected in national park visitors? One park ranger (and Oprah) is on the case. (NYT)
  4. Baby dolphins get by with a little help from their moms’ friends. (Wired)
  5. Re: climate change: sure, the planet will eventually heal, but it’ll take like 100,000 years. Seriously. (Treehugger)
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