Tag: Uganda

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.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 19

Written by | May 19th, 2011

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Deforestation, species extinction, primate wars… being green is serious business:

  1. It’s chimpanzee vs. red colobus monkey in Uganda, and it may be a battle to the death. (Extinction Countdown)
  2. Speaking of: scientists disagree over a new study that says species extinction rates from habitat loss are always overestimated. (Dot Earth)
  3. Could the extra CO2 we’re spewing into the atmosphere be converted to fuel? (YaleE360)
  4. Meet a 10-year-old eco-activist who’s battling a fast food chain to save U.S. forests. (Mongabay)
  5. The Yangtze is low, the Mississippi high… what can these rivers tell us about the future of green development? (Green Biz)

10 Green Gift Ideas From TreeHugger

Written by | November 28th, 2010

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Our writer picked one gift upcycled from vintage records and another made of elephant poo. Seriously! Now that’s a green gift guide.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 17

Written by | September 17th, 2009

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Mountain gorillas, salmon, killer whales, even cute bunnies… we’re animal-friendly here at Cool Green Morning. From wild creatures to the latest news on the Senate cap-and-trade vote, we’ve got something that will float your boat in today’s round-up of Cool Green News links. Can better health care for local people help save endangered mountain gorillas? It all comes […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 22

Written by | May 22nd, 2009

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You want the good news or the bad news first this morning? OK, I’ll put the good news in the first two links — ahead of how water scarcity is spurring domestic abuse, melting Arctic ice might release deadly influenza, and why problem bears are exploding in number across the western United States. (See photo […]

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