Tag: education

Q&A with Jonathan Lash: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | July 18th, 2013

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“My generation is leaving a world in a precarious state,” says environmental leader Jonathan Lash. Learn how Lash plans to prepare the next generation for these challenges in his position as president of Hampshire College.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 13

Written by | September 13th, 2012

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From valuing nature to public transportation in America to veterans, we’ve got your green news.

  1. Nature provides us important services, and companies should value these services more. (Huffington Post)
  2. Surprise! Americans want more public transportation, fewer new roads. (Treehugger)
  3. Pictures: the IUCN released the 100 most endangered species in the world. (National Geographic)
  4. Veterans can help restore rivers in California in a new program initiated by NOAA. (Discovery)
  5. How do we educate about climate change without alienating? Zoos are trying to figure that out. (Green)

Indonesia’s Floating Coral Reef Classroom

Written by | June 17th, 2009

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Picture the coral reefs in “Finding Nemo.” The weird and wonderful shapes, the explosion of colors, fantastical fish darting in and out. They seem practically made for children. But children — as well as most adults — living in the heart of the most spectacular coral reefs on the planet — the Coral Triangle — […]

Ten Tips for Budding Young Conservationists

Written by | March 6th, 2009

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(Image: Sanjayan (left), lead scientist with The Nature Conservancy, working with local professional scuba divers and non-governmental conservation organization staff, investigates December 2004 tsunami damage to coral reef ecosystems in coastal areas near Galle, Sri Lanka. Credit: Mark Godfrey/TNC. ) “What skills do I need to get a job in conservation”? I visit dozens of […]

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