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New Water Fund in Mexico for People and Nature

Conservancy Talk

TNC helped develop one of the first Water Funds in Latin America back in 2000 in Quito, Ecuador. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

A Lung Scan for the Planet: A New Global Forest Change Interactive Map

Nature Conservancy - Science

The map was created by using Google’s massive computing power to analyze NASA satellite images collected between 2000 and 2012.

The Journal Writer by Nina Munteanu Now Out

The Alien Next Door

Normal. 0. false. false. false. EN-US. The Journal Writer: Finding Your Voice is a guidebook for anyone who writes. place where you can be just you.

Ecover showcases sustainable plastics in garden design at 2013 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Green (Living) Review

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Shoot Your Shampoo

Sightline Daily

In the 1970s, the 1980s, and again in 2013 , US lawmakers have introduced legislation to make personal care products safer.

Wild Pollinator Habitat Benefits Agriculture

Nature Conservancy - Science

When most people think of pollinators, honey bees are the first thing that comes to mind. 2000): 1-15. The Study. We used U.S. Squash.

Celebrating The Olive In The Galilee

Green Prophet

You associate it with ancient traditions that living people continue to maintain – with the material products of those traditions. Trave

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Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

Green Blog

What is even more exciting is that in each of these locations, people can jump right into cycling without even owning a bicycle.

Coal: Bringing you fish too toxic to eat

Sightline Daily

So many things gall me about this issue. It should be noted that the damage done by these toxics to developing brains is far from trivial.

Recovery: Saving Lake Sturgeon, an Ancient Fish with a Bright Future

Nature Conservancy - Science

In 2013 Sturgeon for Tomorrow and the Wisconsin DNR completed a joint project in which large rocks were placed along the eroding shoreline.

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Egypt Has Highest Rates of Early Onset Colorectal Cancer – Internet Fast-food, Pesticides?

Green Prophet

Morsi is one of 412 patients diagnosed by Egyptian colorectal cancer specialist Ahmed Gado between 2000 to 2012. Causes and correlations.

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Four Tweets Get Female Kuwaiti Blogger Jailed for 20 Months

Green Prophet

Arabic is the fastest growing language on  Twitter , with a 2000 % increase in Arabic postings logged across 2011.

Syngenta Merger Must Be Blocked

Green Prophet

owned Smithfield by WH Group in 2013. It operates in over 90 nations, employing nearly 30,000 people. Want to get involved?

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Asian Americans’ Green Values

Sightline Daily

A growing Asian American voting bloc. And politicos, NGOs, and pollsters alike are just beginning to pay more attention. This is significant. Only 12.2

Science at Emiquon: Restoring a “Wetland of Dreams”

Nature Conservancy - Science

Before European contact, six hundred generations of people lived here ,” he says. Nearly 100 people attended including more than 25 researchers.

Overfishing Threatens Critical Link in the Food Chain

Green Blog

Historically, people have eaten many of these fish, too, of course. By 2000, this share had dropped to 60 percent.

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ShelterBox: You Can Help Philippine Survivors NOW

Green Prophet

The number of people left homeless by the devastating Philippines typhoon Haiyan has topped 800,000 according to the latest United Nations estimate. 

Traffic Affects the Poor and People of Color

Sightline Daily

After all, it’ll count as little progress if the risks remain the same, but they’re just shifted to a different group of people.

Fight Crime By Getting the Lead Out

Green Prophet

When the crime rate rises or a horrific crime takes place, people are quick to find blame in everything from violent movies to video games.

Q&A with Jacqueline Novogratz: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

What I didn’t love was that too often disadvantaged people were excluded from financial services, afraid even to walk into the doors of a bank.

Consumed with Consumption

Sightline Daily

People feel consumption in their pocketbooks and their own kids’ material demands. Oregon pollster Tom Bowerman has set out to change that.

Mr. Webb must have never lived in an apartment with other male graduate students*

Environmental Economics

Yet in 2013, virtually all North Carolina hog farms still use the same method. They also funded a $17.1 It has changed our life entirely.”.

Panther problems

Eco Friendly Daily

The Preserve is also a traditional home for the Miccosukee and Seminole people. Sometimes being popular is not so great. Environment

The Death of ‘Green’ and Plan B for Science Communications

Nature Conservancy - Science

Maybe the most surprising thing about the demise of The New York Times’ Green blog was that…so many people were surprised by it.

1000 mile electric car to hit UK market

Green (Living) Review

This is, however, something that the powers-that-be are not prepared to tell the people. "Have no fear.

Protecting Marine Biodiversity with ‘New’ Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

2000); reduced the by-catch of sea birds in Antarctic longline fisheries by 99% (Cox et al. 2000). 2011). 2012). 2011). 2003). 2014).

"Tiny Centre College in Kentucky lands $250M donation"

Environmental Economics

News about my alma mater : A tiny liberal arts school in rural Kentucky that hosted vice presidential debates in 2000 and 2012 announced a $250 million donation Tuesday, one of the largest single gifts in higher education history. The all-stock donation to Centre College from the A. Brockman formed the charitable trust in 1981. each year.

How To Choose A Digiscoping Camera

10,000 Birds

Because the techniques generally involves a spotting scope and camera, people aren’t sure where to start. Great?

What is Vision Zero?

Sightline Daily

When you ask people to estimate how many people are killed on American roads each year, the answers vary widely: 1 million? 500,000?

Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce & Conservation: A Book Review by a Curious Bird Feeder

10,000 Birds

It turned out, many people. million people in the U.S. Bloggers like Julie Zickefoose, Sharon Stiteler (Birdchick), and Laura Erickson have educated thousands of people about best feeding practices and other optimal ways to interact with nature since the mid-2000’s. There was cleaning, lots of cleaning of feeders and yard.

Wild thing, you make my loaf spring

Green (Living) Review

This year the Real Bread Campaign launches Sourdough September, Britain’s first ever national celebration of the original, and many people would say still the best, form of leavened Real Bread. inviting people to name and shame sourdough shams by posting photos using the #sourdoh hashtag, and joining the #RealBread conversation.

Swimming with dolphins

10,000 Birds

People ascribe near mythic status to the members of the family Delphinidae (and other related families). Even people with no other interest in wildlife, who couldn’t tell a sparrow from an ostrich (or even a dolphin from a fish) love dolphins. But still, I’m hardly normal, and people do love swimming with dolphins.

Utah is on track to end homelessness by 2015 with this one simple idea

Green (Living) Review

And how did they do it? The answer is a simple one really. The state is giving away apartments, no strings attached.

Coal, Mortality, and Protests in China

Sierra Club Compass

China is facing huge pressure to address its air pollution, largely as a result of grassroots protests from its own people.

Weekend Reading 11/1/13

Sightline Daily

You can now always find the answer to one of life’s more persistent questions: “ How many people are in space right now ?”. Serena.

Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Green Blog

At the start of 2013, the United States was home to 22 modern public bike-sharing programs. percent of trips in 2000 to 3.5 The U.S.

Retro Future Fashion: Predictions That Did and Didn’t Come True

Eco Chic

Compared to what they dreamed up, the fashion of 2013 seems kind of boring, doesn’t it? Where IS that future fashion?

Benchmarking the Walkability of Global Cities

The Green Changemakers

Walk21 is a non-profit with the vision to “create a world where people choose and are able to walk as a way to travel, to be healthy and to relax”.

Let the Children Sing to Cool the World

Green Living Ideas

And all donations are eligible for the contest to win a Nutribullet® Superfood Nutrition Extractor between now and May 30, 2013.  Cool, right?

New Report: What Will the Urban Century Mean for Nature?

Nature Conservancy - Science

While the planet’s total urban area is projected to triple in size from 2000 levels over that period, urban populations will nearly double to 4.9