Tag: Science

The Green Buzz: Thursday, December 26

Written by | December 26th, 2013

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Science communicated through stunning photography in today’s green news.

  1. A digital photographer captures entire sunsets in single images — Claude Monet would have approved.  (Huffington Post)
  2. A 1 billion pixel digital camera will be sent into space on the next Gaia telescope.  Scientists hope to capture the best photos of the galaxy yet, and Virgin Galactic hopes to begin to map some of its future tours.  (CNN)
  3. Check out the most awesome science photos of the year.  (Buzzfeed)

The Green Buzz: Monday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2013

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Today’s green news comes straight from the Arctic:

  1. Scientists discovered an extensive aquifer that sits below the Greenland ice sheet all year round.  Whether this water will find its way to the ocean must be determined in order to make accurate sea level rise predictions.  (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Due to Russia’s post-Soviet economic downturn, Arctic fish in the region are much healthier than those off of North America and Europe, with far less mercury detected in their systems.  (Nature World News)
  3. Message in an Arctic bottle!  Note found from scientists left in 1959, who predicted glacial melt long before this phenomenon was believed to be happening.  (International Business Times)

The Green Buzz: Friday, December 13

Written by | December 13th, 2013

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It’s Friday the 13th but it’s the holidays, so we’re super confused right now…

  1. Ozone will not fully recover for another 50 years scientists say. (Austrian Tribune)
  2. There’s water on Jupiter! Could there be life too? (CNN)
  3. Scientists uncover a new dinosaur that may have roamed the earth and it may have looked like a chicken. (DailyMail)

The Green Buzz: Friday, December 6

Written by | December 6th, 2013

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Porpoises in the Thames?! The British would say, “Were they here for bickies and tea?”

  1. Thinking about gifts for mom this holiday season? Impress her by going green. (Examiner)
  2. They found it! More fresh water sources under the sea…giving hopes to the Atlantis theorists (ENS)
  3. A pop of Porpoises were spotted in the river Thames in London! A sign the river’s health is improving. (Guardian)
  4. Take cover! Air pollution sends school children running for cover in Shanghai. (Guardian)
  5. Older countries care more about the environment? (Slate)

Becoming a Witness to Climate Change

Written by | November 25th, 2013

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Intellectualizing climate change is one thing. But to see a changing climate first hand? That’s an experience that will stick with our lead scientist forever.

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

Written by | November 5th, 2013

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The finalists of Solution Search, a contest to illuminate successful innovations in community-led conservation, are, in short, changing the world. Meet the winners.

World Indigenous Day: Harnessing the Power of the Five Percent

Written by | August 8th, 2013

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World Indigenous Day is August 9 and our Global Director for Indigenous and Communal Conservation takes a closer look at how conservation can support Indigenous peoples’ rights.

Contest Spotlights Best Ideas for Climate Adaptation

Written by | July 11th, 2013

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Sometimes global conservation challenges seem so overwhelming that we don’t even know where to begin. But Solution Search, a global contest to find successful innovation in conservation, aims to change that.

Teaching Children About the Birds and the Snakes: A Mammalogist Goes to Papua New Guinea

Written by | June 13th, 2013

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Sometimes, it’s hard to impress children. A father uses his upcoming trip to Papua New Guinea to teach his snake-loving son a lesson on the Birds of Paradise.

Preventing Invasives is Vital to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Written by | June 10th, 2013

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It holds 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water and is home to the fourth largest economy in the world — but the Great Lakes are under threat from invasive species.

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