Don’t Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet

Conservancy Talk

But right now I want to focus on what actions all of us can take as individuals to help put our planet on the right path. Everywhere you look, very diverse groups of people are coming together to do what it takes to save the planet. The other leads to a thriving, greener planet.

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Simple Ways to Save Money (and the Planet) at Work

The Green Changemakers

You can become a new office hero by suggesting ways for your employer to save money while helping out the planet. He or she may not know that the air around your desk feels like a summer night in Alabama, even if it's snowing outside. from E - The Environmental Magazine It can be hard to get back into the swing of things at work after the cheer of the holiday season. But we have some tips that might help get your creative juices flowing again during the dark, cold weeks of winter.

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Words from Maya Lin, Sigourney Weaver and The Women of the Gulf

The Green Samaritan

In particular was Judy Hayner, Marine Program Director with The Nature Conservancy out of Mobile, Alabama who helped conceptualize and initiate the “100 – 1000: Restore Coastal Alabama&# project to build 100 miles of oyster reefs and enhance 1000 coastal marsh and seagrass.

For the Love of Oysters

Nature Conservancy - Science

I get a little giddy when I see people enjoying our locally-farmed, boutique oysters in my adopted hometown of Mobile, Alabama. Jenn Greene lives in Mobile, Alabama, and has served as a marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy since 2008.

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The Greatest Show OFF Earth? Catch this week’s Perseid meteor shower!

Green Prophet

Our planet is passing through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle, a once-in-133-years-or-so event happening this year from July 17 to Aug. But this week we encounter the densest area of this celestial debris field when we’ll spot the most meteors in the shortest time period.

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How Women’s Rights and Environmental Destruction Go Hand-in-Hand

Eco Chic

This mentality of conquer and destroy, consume and discard, has created an ugly and vicious cycle that’s destroying the planet. For it is these women who are furthest left behind, yet most critical for a peaceful, prosperous, and ecologically sound planet. (Image courtesy of Pixabay).

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For the Love of Oysters

Nature Conservancy - Science

I get a little giddy when I see people enjoying our locally-farmed, boutique oysters in my adopted hometown of Mobile, Alabama. Jenn Greene lives in Mobile, Alabama, and has served as a marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy since 2008.

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Stalagmites Could Hold Further Details Regarding Climate Changes

Eco Friendly Daily

Clues to temperatures, carbon levels, ocean levels and rainfall, amongst many other attributes of the planet, are able to be deciphered from existing locales if you are willing to dig for it, often literally.

Blue Carbon, Cocoa Agroforestry, & Bioacoustics: Meet the The 2017 Science Impact Project Class

Nature Conservancy - Science

Oyster reefs are one of the most imperiled marine habitats on the planet, threatened by everything from direct removal of oysters to changes in water quality and quantity. Oyster reef restoration in Mobile Bay, Alabama.

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Union of Concerned Scientists Report Finds One-Third of US Coal.

Sierra Club Compass

already -- from the Centralia community and workers in Washington, to the Tennessee Valley Authority employees and communities in North Carolina, Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club.

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10 Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

In honor of World Environment Day on June 5 — a day to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet earth — we offer this list of some of the most useful and inspiring technological advances that are assisting conservation. An Alabama shad.

Recovery: Saving Timber Rattlesnakes, Why Wildlife Recovery Isn’t a Popularity Contest

Nature Conservancy - Science

He kept asking why we need rattlesnakes, what they’re good for and why the Division is wasting resources protecting them in the wild when they’re dangerous, ugly, unpopular and, if allowed on the planet at all, should be kept in zoos. But this planet was not made just for humans.

10 Fish Conservation Success Stories to Celebrate

Nature Conservancy - Science

When I talked to him in 2012, the Conservancy’s Steve Herrington estimated Alabama shad returns on the Apalachicola River to be some 65,000 fish, thanks to a low-cost technique that involves moving shad through shipping locks.

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

These ancient fish, framed mostly on cartilage rather than bone and larger than most humans, had shared the planet with dinosaurs. The fish that had abounded in drainages of Hudson Bay, the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River as far south as Alabama suddenly faced extinction.

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Building a Broader Conservation Movement

Conservancy Talk

In 2012, for example, 82 percent of African Americans voted to reauthorize Forever Wild, a land and water protection program in Alabama. By Mark Tercek, President and CEO; and Hazel Wong, Director of Conservation Campaigns.

The Nonessential Whooping Crane

10,000 Birds

Over the winter, the universe lost four whooping cranes to what appears to be recreational shooting: three gunned down together in Georgia on December 30, 2010, and another in Alabama on January 28, 2011. You can designate it thus; you can legally call it a Rhode Island Red chicken if you want, but no whooping crane on this planet is nonessential.

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Lexus and CFDA Team Up for New Eco Fashion Challenge

Eco Chic

Alabama Chanin, Behnaz Sarafpour, Libertine by Johnson Hartig, Marcia Patmos, Organic by John Patrick, Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Mary Ping, and Subversive Jewelry by Justin Giunta were the other (well-deserved!)

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World Water Crisis

The Green Changemakers

Read more: [link] George Steinmetz / Blue Planet Run Next Back Source Underground aquifers, dozens of miles deep and hundreds of miles wide, are the Earth's second-largest reserve of fresh water, after ice caps and glaciers.

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COP 18: What Negotiators Can Learn from the Qatar Symphony.

Sierra Club Compass

  - Mallory Flowers is a student at the University of Alabama and has been a logistics coordinator for the COP18 delegation. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Ex Im Bank: New Dirty, Controversial Coal Plant? Where Do We Sign Up? Main. | COP 18: Where Are All the Women? » COP 18: What Negotiators Can Learn from the Qatar Symphony Orchestra.

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Mad Science: The Nuclear Power Experiment

Green Blog

If we were able to plan our power generation with the needs of people at the forefront, there is nothing to say that we could not have electricity which managed both not to cook the planet and to kill hundreds of thousands of people.

Profits Before People: 7 of the World’s Most Irresponsible Companies

Eco Chic

To most corporations, making a profit is goal number one – but some of those companies take it way too far, sacrificing the health of the planet and its inhabitants for a bigger bank balance. This article originally appeared on EarthFirst.com. Money isn’t everything – or is it?

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Curriculum & Resources: Water

The Green Changemakers

The New York City-based nonprofit is dedicated to bringing awareness to the complexities and concerns that surround water supply and water quality, and to advocating for solutions to protecting this vital planet resource. Oil from the BP disaster washes up on Orange Beach in Alabama.

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Models for Protecting the Environment for Future Generations

The Green Changemakers

Models for Protecting the Environment for Future Generations Get your own at Scribd or explore others: Education Green [link] HOW TO PROTECT THE FUTURE [Rachel's introduction: As more and more people recognize that humans are ruining the planet as a place suitable for human habitation, a central question comes into focus: how can we protect the future, to assure that our children will have a hospitable planet to live on? But how can a right to a habitable planet be safeguarded?

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Sustainable Happiness Resource Guide

The Green Changemakers

ctb.ku.edu Celebrate Laughter Yoga International offers laughter yoga videos, news, information on how laughter yoga can improve your health, and links to laughter yoga clubs and teachers all over the planet. www.idealist.org Slow Down and Live Lightly on the Planet Center for a New American Dream advocates changing our consumption for the benefit of the environment and people.

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