Tag: Oxfam

The Green Buzz: Monday, September 23

Written by | September 23rd, 2013

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On the first Autumn weekday of 2013, we’ve got quite the green news roundup for you.

  1. The Nature Conservancy and Rare have agreed to merge. (The Nature Conservancy)
  2. Can’t a nuclear plant catch a break? Fukushima hit by a typhoon and, yes, another earthquake. (Grist)
  3. Do you live in one of the most energy-efficient states? Check out the rankings. (National Geographic)
  4. Colorado road repairs are beginning on the 500 miles of roadways and 50 bridges destroyed during the flood. (Huffington Post)
  5. Oxfam says climate change is worsening hunger around the world. (Bloomberg)

The Green Buzz: Thursday, February 28

Written by | February 28th, 2013

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It’s about time the polar bears got some good news.

  1. Shell will not return to the Arctic to attempt its drilling efforts in 2013. (New York Times)
  2. Been wondering how to tell which Global Food Giant has the best environmental record? Wonder no more, thanks to Oxfam. (New York Times)
  3. Kicking the plastic habit: is it possible? This author says yes. (MNN)
  4. The Great Green Fleet: The Pentagon is moving full green ahead. (Grist)
  5. Hey, Mother Nature: no one cares about the environment anymore. (Treehugger)

Two Years Later: New Partnership for People and Nature in the Gulf

Written by | April 20th, 2012

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We’re excited to announce an important partnership to protect the gulf’s ecosystems for people and nature.

International Farmland Deals: Landgrab or Markets at Work?

Written by | October 7th, 2011

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Oxfam released a report on “landgrabbing,” the buying up of agricultural land by foreign investors.

Conservation and Self-Interest: Second Thoughts

Written by | November 16th, 2010

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Talking about nature’s benefits to people — can that make conservation relevant again? Not by itself, says Conservancy scientist Eddie Game.

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