Tag: habitat fragmentation

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 27

Written by | July 27th, 2010

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Doctor’s orders–10 minutes of cool green news a day:

  1. The “Plastiki”–a boat made of plastic bottles–finishes its 8,000 mile journey to highlight the problem of plastic garbage in our oceans. (Green)
  2. Why did climate change become such a partisian issue? (Environmental and Urban Economics)
  3. Re-connecting bamboo forests is essential to saving the endangered giant panda. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. New EPA proposals for coal plants could help reduce carbon emissions substantially. (The Vine)
  5. Do smaller cows have a smaller impact on greenhouse gas emissions? (Treehugger)

Roads: Connecting and Dividing Us

Written by | July 13th, 2010

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Roads make it easy for people to get around, but what price do wildlife pay for our convenience? Conservancy staffer Kate Frazer visits a salamander tunnel and learns how a new computer model is helping address habitat fragmentation.

Conservation Planning for Extreme Events?

Written by | November 12th, 2009

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What am I trying to illustrate in the above photo (a picture of cattle and elephant dung)? That conservation planning is a pile of poop? No. But this mixture of excrement does show why such planning needs to incorporate extreme events like drought or flooding – especially for the impacts of those events on local […]

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