Tag: national park

Interior Secretary Jewell Announces Strong Conservation Agenda

Written by | November 4th, 2013

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Interior Secretary Jewell announces a commitment to mitigation in her conservation agenda — and her support for national parks and inspiring future generations of nature-lovers.

Nature Photo of the Week: What a View!

Written by | May 31st, 2013

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Talk about a spectacular view! We’d give anything to be here right now, soaking in the majestic view of the Twelve Apostles at the Port Campbell National Park in Australia. Many thanks to Flickr Photographer DerbyBalboa for at least virtually taking us there with this stunning photograph!

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.

Nature Photo of the Week: Pick a Color

Written by | May 21st, 2010

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Did someone bring a paint-by-numbers kit to this landscape? This colorful shot of Dinosaur National Park was taken by Flickr user Frank_Sturgell_Photography and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2009

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Thanksgiving: Gain 5 pounds, take 5 days off. Monday After Thanksgiving: Come back to work, find 5 great new green stories, fresh from the online space. I’ll make that trade-off any Cool Green Morning. (See you on the elliptical.) Who’s going to save one of the world’s largest peat swamp forests from being drained (and […]

Beyond ‘The Tragedy of the Commons’: Why Conservation Needs a Rethink

Written by | October 27th, 2009

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Of course this year’s Nobel Peace Prize got all the press — as that prize nearly always does. The Nobel Prize in economics, by contrast, went almost unnoticed. That’s a double shame. First, because it was given to Dr. Elinor Ostrom of the Indiana University and Arizona State University — the first woman ever to […]

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