Tag: Utah

The Green Buzz: Thursday, July 18

Written by | July 18th, 2013

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Shark hunts, comets and a car-free city in America? It’s all in today’s green news.

  1. A new dinosaur has been discovered in Utah! (National Geographic)
  2. A possible “comet of the century” could provide a stunning show later this year. (Fox News)
  3. Sounds heavenly: The only place in America where cars have been banned since 1898. (TreeHugger)
  4. Bad news for Ash trees in Iowa: the ash borer has been found for the second time in the state. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Residents of the home of ‘Jaws’ say sharks need protection from humans and the upcoming Monster Shark Tournament. (Bloomberg)

For America’s Birthday, Take Your Party to a Park

Written by | July 3rd, 2013

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This Independence Day, our guest blogger reflects on how fortunate we are that so much of America has been preserved for our enjoyment and enlightenment.

Nature Photo of the Week: A Game of Jenga

Written by | April 18th, 2013

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Who’s up for a game of Jenga? We’re having a little fun with our Nature Photo of the Week. Robert Park Photography captured this spectacular image of Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park at sunrise — careful, no one move!

Nature Photo of the Week: Goblin Valley, Utah

Written by | March 22nd, 2013

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The contrast between the bright, glowing rocks and ominous black sky make for one spectacular shot. Flickr photographer exerda took this image at Goblin Valley, Utah and shared it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Thank you!

Nature Photo of the Week: Good Morning, Bryce Canyon

Written by | December 7th, 2012

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Simply breathtaking. The light dusting of snow and fiery orange sunrise make this photograph of Bryce Canyon, Utah our pick for Nature Photo of the Week. Thanks to Flickr photographer CNaene for sharing this photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Spellbound

Written by | October 7th, 2011

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Flickr user dbushue captured this breathtaking shot in Canyonlands National Park in Utah and shared it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. dbushue writes, “Seeing this iconic landmark during the middle of the day is one thing… but taking the time to be there when the sun rises is truly an awe inspiring.” We think […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Feb. 5

Written by | February 5th, 2009

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Yes indeed, if there was ever a time to make lemonade out of lemons, it’s now. Because we might not have any lemons left if we don’t take action soon… No More California Lemons? U.S. energy secretary Steven Chu issued a dire warning yesterday, saying California’s farms and vineyards could be gone by the end of […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Jan. 26

Written by | January 26th, 2009

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The first full week of the Obama administration begins with some potential changes to auto-emissions standards. Read on for all the interesting green stuff online this morning: Car Talk: President Obama takes a big step toward tougher auto fuel-economy standards — by reconsidering a waiver requested by 14 states that would allow them to set […]

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