Tag: Endangered Species Act

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 3

Written by | December 3rd, 2012

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Catch a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. A “mysterious atmospheric river” doesn’t sound like a good thing, does it? (Scientific American)
  2. The Obama administration might not be ready to tackle climate change, but offshore wind energy is on the table. (CleanTechnica)
  3. NOAA seeks to protect 66 corals under the Endangered Species Act. (DotEarth)
  4. Greenland and Antarctica: “We’re melting!” (Mongabay)
  5. This green First Lady (Bird) will be honored by the US Postal Service on a set of “Forever” stamps. (Treehugger)

Citizen Scientists Are Helping Save Threatened Species

Written by | September 10th, 2012

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You have an important role to play in saving nature–and a new study proves it. Researchers find that citizen involvement is as critical as government in protecting threatened species.

3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

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You can’t find these gifts in any store, but you can find them in nature. Scientist Jon Hoekstra shares his hopes for kids today.

Earth Day & Faith: Why Should Christians Care?

Written by | April 21st, 2011

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Author and pastor Jonathan Merritt examines why “environmentalist” is still a dirty word among some Christians and how that can be changed.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 22

Written by | July 22nd, 2010

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Get your top 5 cool green links o’ the day:

  1. A remedy to keep the oil at bay has resulted in massive oyster deaths in Louisiana. (Wall Street Journal)
  2. How big is the human footprint on the U.S. landscape? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  3. Can the climate and energy bill overcome inertia? (The New York Times)
  4. Fidgety? If you live in Ohio, a new business can help you harness that kinetic energy. (Grist)
  5. Another tool to help fight global warming: the Endangered Species Act. (Yale 360)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 11

Written by | December 11th, 2009

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Blue whales are singing like Barry White, the Mediterranean ecosystem looks like a moonscape, and Euros pony up big climate bucks for poor countries. I know you can’t get enough of our Cool Green news, baby — and we’re never, never gonna give it up: Hot from Copenhagen: The European Union has just pledged $3 […]

Will We Repair Our Green Infrastructure?

Written by | July 16th, 2009

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The Amtrak train sits idle in the station, as the passengers alternately make cell phone calls from the platform or drink warm beer from their seats. There’s a gas leak ahead along the tracks in Baltimore, and the whole Northeast rail corridor is shut down. Coming on the heels of the June crash in the […]

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