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Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Conservancy Talk

Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Impact capital is revolutionizing the nonprofit world—and conservation. Mark R. Arrange a LBO for Nature.

The Cooler: PLoS ONE and the Panic Over Impact

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is “impact” for science, anyway? We’ll have to wait a few years to find out about scholarly impact.

Mapping Reduced-Impact Logging With Lidar

Nature Conservancy - Science

What can light beams tell us about the state of tropical forests? Lidar for Forestry. Think of lidar as light-based sonar. “It’s Logging for Carbon.

10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

But a rapidly warming world means many other impacts, both large and small. Droughts. More severe and unpredictable storms. Worse Allergies.

The Incredible Shrinking Bison, an Unexpected Impact of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Here’s a climate change impact you probably never considered: bison diets. Bison are then forced to eat plants that are less nutritious. Bison.

Camera Traps, Reef Restoration & Satellite Imagery: Meet the 2015 Science Impact Project Class

Nature Conservancy - Science

A key problem is lack of data, which prevents scientists from assessing the impact of sustainable agriculture on the environment.

How my Brilliant Transformation Impacted my Friendships.

Elephant Journal

My silver friends were clearly not okay with my light. Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) anxiety depression friendships grief illness relationship transformation

No evidence wind farms directly impact health

Green Blog

More than 4,000 pieces of evidence were considered, but only 13 were deemed suitable for the review.

Rechargeable and disposable batteries – the environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Rechargeable batteries are definitely better for the bank balance; but what about the environment? And where can they be recycled once they're worn out? Learn more in this article. articles & guides energy gadgets

How Holiday Stress Impacts our Brains.

Elephant Journal

Happiness during the holiday season: is it an oxymoron? Health & Wellness balance brain chemicals happiness holidays Oxytocin

A Different Perspective to Understand How Energy Impacts Biodiversity

Nature Conservancy - Science

The State of the Science on Energy Development Impacts. Then plan to minimize those impacts.”. A wind farm in Texas. By Justine E.

The Powerful Impact of Political Cartoons. ~ Katie Dawn Habib

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Health & Wellness Cartoons impact of cartoons making a powerful statement making a visual statement political cartoons power of cartoons Cartoons say it best.

IPCC: Global warming impact will be severe and irreversible

Green Blog

Or in the words of the report itself: “increasing magnitudes of warming increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts.”


Can organic fertilizers impact the global food crisis?

Green Prophet

By 2050, the world needs to produce at least 50% more food in order to feed its growing population. What can we do to fight hunger and malnutrition?

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Phones & Drones Monitor El Niño Impacts for a Picture of the Future

Nature Conservancy - Science

What Is the El Niño Monitoring Initiative? Did you know that your smart phones and drones could take pictures of the future? Seriously.

The Problem with Publishing Today that Impacts All of Us.

Elephant Journal

People hire me as a coach to support them to birth, foster, and complete a book. From the beginning, I encourage them to not try and write a New York Times bestseller. Here's why. Arts Enlightened Society Literary Journal Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

How Blizzards and Extreme Cold Impact Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

It is unlikely that the cold winter had any long-term impact on bird populations. But that doesn’t mean we don’t still have blizzards.

Escalating Ukraine conflict could impact Chernobyl’s radiation shield

Green Blog

An escalating conflict between Ukraine and Russia could impact the construction of Chernobyl’s radiation shield.

Mobile Text Surveys: A Smarter Way to Measure Conservation’s Impacts on People?

Nature Conservancy - Science

If we don’t prove we’re having that positive impact, we risk being shut out of many global conversations and dynamics. Accurate. Frequent.

The Fracking Frenzy's Impact on Women | PR Watch

PR Watch

The Fracking Frenzy's Impact on Women. But little has been reported on the ways in which fracking may have unique impacts on women. Beyond concerns about cancer and toxins are other societal ills related to fracking that disproportionately impact women. The mental and emotional impacts are severe. Contact Us. reply.

And the impact of fifty years of nonmarket valuation magically disappears

Environmental Economics

  In a memo outlining the group’s 2017 agenda, CEI’s energy team said lawmakers should repeal EPA rules and regulatory power, end the use of the “social cost of carbon," a metric federal departments use to assess impacts on the climate, halt the federal renewable fuels mandate and oppose any proposal to tax carbon emissions. 

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The Grave Impact of Money Ruling our Government. {Podcast}

Elephant Journal

In her intimate interview with us on the SoulFeed podcast, NY Times Best Selling Author Marianne Williamson shares how all political movements have started as a spiritual movement. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today economy government marianne williamson money

SeaWorld Being Sued for Not Reporting ‘Blackfish’ Impact


Shareholders sue SeaWorld due to the theme park''s failure in acknowledging the impact of hit documentary "Blackfish." Read More The post SeaWorld Being Sued for Not Reporting ‘Blackfish’ Impact appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Mangroves Reduce Tsunami Impacts

Green (Living) Review

They Do? Who would have thought? Really? When will we stop reinventing the wheel? The research paper is available for download here: Pertanika J.

The Words of Anne Frank: Still Making an Impact 70 Years After her Death.

Elephant Journal

“The reason for her immortality was basically literary. She was an extraordinarily good writer, for any age, and the quality of her work seemed.

Black History Month’s Top Conservation Heroes: 6 Facts About Men & Woman Who Made an Impact

Conservancy Talk

Take a look back at black history in America, and it doesn’t take much digging to find links to conservation. His efforts began with Bean v.

From Davos: Water Is a Valuable Asset – Let’s Treat It like One

Conservancy Talk

My organization, the Nature Conservancy, is harnessing private capital through impact investing to do just that. Mark R.

Energy-Efficient Products With Real Impact

Living Green & Saving Energy

By using the suggestions below, you’ll use less and save more than ever before.

From Paris: Finance Innovations Help Island Nations Adapt to Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

Mark R. Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

Consumption in Dubai – Breathtaking Photos of Our Environmental Impact

Green Prophet

Richard Allenby-Pratt’s popular Abandoned photo series still haunts us. It’s called Consumption and it starts in Dubai.

“SLOWCIAL NETWORKING” HAS FAR MORE IMPACT THAN TWEETING, STUDY FINDS – Cards and letters have six times the impact of tweets

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Research for Clintons finds that a handwritten thank you letter or card has six times the impact of a thank you tweet. A letter, whether handwritten or typed, has a much greater impact than any Tweet, Facebook message or even email. The ancient Egyptians also used papyrus scrolls for greetings. Memos, etc.,

Google Earth reveals 10-year impact of 39 square mile desert mangrove project

Green Prophet

Many natural mangrove areas have been impacted upon by development around Abu Dhabi island. The carbon footprint of this project defies belief.

Chopsticks and their environmental impact

Green (Living) Review

For one thing, who really does think about and consider chopsticks and their environmental impact? The truth is that we should. Let's do it.

Measuring Conservation Impact on Human Well-being in Kenya’s Rangelands

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservationists spend a lot of time talking about monitoring the impacts of our work. Who are the people impacted? Related Articles.

Environmental Impact of Pharmaceuticals on the Ecosystem - The Gradual Pollution of Major Bodies of Water


Fast forward to the 21 st century and there are no large, well-known rivers (or lakes) in which one should swim, let alone drink.

Measuring the Impact of Feral Camels in Australia’s Martu Desert

Nature Conservancy - Science

We would expect waterholes that have severe camel impacts to have less oxygen,” says Game. Spinifex and sand. Not far,” she says. Hausheer).

CAFOS: Their Environmental Impact


The paper cup and its environmental impact

Green (Living) Review

from other sources if you really want to reduce your impact when buying takeout coffee. So, what is the answer? Thus a cup is still thrown away.

Economic impact of climate change: 25% snark

Environmental Economics

the economic impact of the regulations. Krugman (with the snark deleted and one [substitution]): The U.S. Chamber of Commerce just came out with its [study of] Obama administration regulations on power plants. the Chamber wanted to. And I was eager to see. the numbers. The Chamber. outsourced the analysis. found. The Chamber’s. trillion.

Why am I Vegan? My Answers to the Age-Old Question.

Elephant Journal

Living in Paleo land can be tough for a little vegan like me. The mighty meat eaters of Colorado think I am just plain crazy.