Tag: Joe Fargione

What Is the Future of Nature?

Written by | May 3rd, 2013

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By 2050, the Earth’s population is expected to exceed 9 billion, and our climate is changing at a rate even faster than anticipated. How can we continue to meet the needs of nature and people?

Climate Change and Conflict: Is There Any Correlation?

Written by | September 11th, 2012

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Will climate change lead to a future with more war? Some say yes, but past evidence suggests otherwise, says Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione.

How Do Grasslands Survive Drought?

Written by | August 16th, 2012

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Why do some grasslands stand up to drought, while others (like your lawn) wilt? It’s all about diversity, says a new study coauthored by a Conservancy scientist.

There’s Room for Both Wind and Wildlife

Written by | July 26th, 2012

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Building all the wind energy the United States will need without significantly impacting wildlife? Yes we can, says a new study from the Conservancy and WWF–find out more.

Conservation Is Patriotic

Written by | July 5th, 2012

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Is protection of the environment a partisan issue? Not at all. Our lead scientist for conservation in North America explains why.

Blog Action Day 2011: Is Organic Food Better for the Environment?

Written by | October 16th, 2011

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Cool Green Science is participating in Blog Action Day, an annual event that is sparking a conservation about food. Here we break down organic vs. conventional farming.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 10

Written by | August 10th, 2011

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Get your green news right here!

  1. The Gulf dead zone is like a zombie, and our scientist has some thoughts on how to kill it for good. (Grist)
  2. An aquaculture farm is planning to grow 500,000 pounds of shrimp… in shipping containers… in the Mojave Desert. (Treehugger)
  3. Ten new frog species were discovered in an Indian rainforest. (Mongabay)
  4. One of our scientists–and his whole family–are living off the grid for a whole year. (Green)
  5. Can Tokyo function without nuclear power? (CleanTechnica)

How to Kill Off the Gulf’s Dead-Zone Zombie

Written by | August 10th, 2011

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Like sequels to a bad zombie movie, the Gulf of Mexico dead zone keeps coming back every summer — aaaggh! Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione explains what it is and how it can be stopped.

Is Something Wrong with the Scientific Method? Part 2

Written by | January 27th, 2011

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When scientific study results get harder to reproduce, does that mean science is in crisis? Conservancy scientists Rob McDonald, Doria Gordon and Joe Fargione respond to a New Yorker article.

Agriculture: The Other Global Change Agent

Written by | January 26th, 2010

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How will we feed the world in 2050 — and what will it mean for nature? Getting the right answers is as important as dealing with climate change, writes Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione.

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