Tag: red knot

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, May 22

Written by | May 22nd, 2013

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Dolphins, bears and “Moonbird” – oh my!

  1. The famed red knot who has flown more than 400,000 miles has been spotted! (Mongabay)
  2. Want to know if what you’re buying supports policies that you don’t? There’s an app for that. (Grist)
  3. Good news for our cetacean friends: India has banned captive dolphin shows. (TreeHugger)
  4. We’re remembering the man who discovered the ozone hole. (MNN)
  5. Bear tranquilized in tree? Colorado firefighters to the rescue. (Huffington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 30

Written by | May 30th, 2012

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From moonbirds to green jobs, here’s your morning dose of green news.

  1. B95, or “Moonbird” — A famous red knot — is back in the Delaware Bay, located by the same biologist who banded it 19 years ago! (Green)
  2. The Prius is now the world’s third top-selling car. (Bloomberg)
  3. Give local residents a say on how forests are used, and you’ll reduce deforestation and climate change. (Washington Post)
  4. Looking for a new job? Here are five surprisingly green ones. (National Geographic)
  5. Waste not, want not: If you’re a Massachusetts business, much of your food waste will soon be composted for green energy. (GreenBiz)

Forever Young

Written by | July 5th, 2011

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What does it really mean to save nature “for future generations”? The Nature Conservancy is finding out, says author Phil Hoose.

Boucher’s Birding Blog: Migrating Shorebirds

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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It’s long-distance-migrating-shorebird time! Conservancy scientist Tim Boucher tells you what to look for — and why these birds love horseshoe crabs.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 18

Written by | February 18th, 2009

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WARNING: There’s a really gross story in this Cool Green Morning THAT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RESIST IF YOU CONTINUE READING. (Oh, and it’s not the one about how Arctic peat is contributing to climate change, although that is really odd.) OK, you’ve been warned… Too Crabby: Saving the shorebird known as the […]

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