Tag: Stephanie Wear

The Heart of Why Nature Matters

Written by | January 4th, 2013

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Why does nature matter to our own Conservancy scientists? What has motivated them to do the work they do? We’re getting to the heart of why nature matters.

Coral Reefs: The Living Dead, Or A Comeback Kid?

Written by | July 20th, 2012

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Should we give up on coral reefs as doomed, as a recent NY Times op-ed argues? Stephanie Wear, Conservancy coral reef strategy director, says that would fly in the face of new science about reef resilience.

All Things Water: Twitter Chat on July 24

Written by | July 3rd, 2012

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Join The Nature Conservancy for a Twitter chat about the intersection of reliable freshwater supplies and the health of oceans. Follow #TNCH2O on July 24, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST and submit your questions in the comments section.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 22

Written by | June 22nd, 2012

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More like “hot green morning,” am I right, East-Coasters?

  1. Our marine scientist Stephanie Wear says Rio+20 is “a time to make bold commitments.” (Care2)
  2. A new study argues that tropical deforestation accounts for 10% of global carbon emissions, which is actually less than previously thought. (Mongabay)
  3. Why did President Obama–and so many other world leaders– skip Rio+20? (DotEarth)
  4. Almost two-thirds of Americans don’t know what fracking is. (Treehugger)
  5. This is what climate change looks like. (Huffington Post Green)

Save a Reef, Save a Life

Written by | May 17th, 2012

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May is National Cancer Research Month, and much of the research that sustains our hope for a cure begins in our oceans.

Dispatch from the Field: Palau

Written by | February 6th, 2012

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Stephanie Wear, director of coral reef conservation, is spending a week in Palau, visiting with locals and learning about what makes their reefs so resilient.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 28

Written by | September 28th, 2011

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Green news time:

  1. A new study indicates warmer summers and less snowy winters are in store for Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. (National Parks Traveler)
  2. Our marine scientist Stephanie Wear offers 21 tips to lower your energy bill. (Whole Living)
  3. A major restoration project could bring back a long-degraded wetland to California’s Santa Cruz Island. (Los Angeles Times)
  4. Seven “retired” lab chimpanzees are experiencing the outdoors for the first time. (Treehugger)
  5. Canada’s Arctic ice shelves have halved in size over the past six years. (Green)

Running for Reefs

Written by | September 23rd, 2011

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Stephanie Wear, our director of coral reef conservation is trying a new tact to help save the reefs. It’s something she’s never done before in her life, and she needs your help.

It’s a Green Mom Throwdown!

Written by | September 19th, 2011

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Two green moms at The Nature Conservancy have been “mominated” on Babble.com as Moms Who Are Changing the World. Meet them and find out why they deserve your vote.

What a Waste: Why Human Sewage Is Laying Waste to Coral Reefs Globally

Written by | September 16th, 2011

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A new study says pathogens from human sewage are killing a coral species off Florida’s coast. But is people poop a worldwide issue for coral? Find out from Conservancy scientist Stephanie Wear.

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