What Does Your Communication Style Tell About You?

Green Prophet

It can help you communicate better with people. Every human being has a unique communication style using which he/she communicates and interacts with other people. Basically, there are four communication styles; Passive, Aggressive, Passive-Aggressive, and Assertive.

Anonymity: The Syndrome of Communicating More Only to Communicate Less

The Alien Next Door

With virtually all communications going digital, individual and online (from books to news to movies), it is interesting to note how differently we treat the online, more easily accessed, cousins to the print versions. The easier something is to do or get, the less it will be valued; the easier it is to communicate, the less likely it will have deep meaning. Does that mean you are communicating more?

Effective Communications for Conservation Action

Nature Conservancy - Science

That’s the traditional assumption of science communications, but social science tells us that it doesn’t always work that way. Science Communications as a Source of Data. That’s why scientists need to look at communications as part of the science process, because communication really does influence how people behave,” says Jensen Montambault, interdisciplinary scientist and liaison for the Science for Nature and People initiative at The Nature Conservancy.

Why Everything You Know About Science Communications is Wrong, and More Science is the Answer

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. But the real problem with communicating science — particularly around climate change and other issues involving risk — is that we’re often focused on the wrong problem. And, as a must-read new paper by Harvard risk communications scholar Dan Kahan argues , only getting truly serious about the science of science communications can keep us from digging the hole even deeper. Reynald Chabot.

5 Impactful Strategies for Communicating Sustainability Online

Green Prophet

It’s our responsibility to get better at communicating the things that matter most to building a sustainable future for our planet. A content calendar helps you zero in on the things that you’d like to communicate. We’re on a mission to communicate the importance of sustainable living. An explainer video allows you to show content in a narrated short that communicates important information. People are searching for information about global warming online.

Is it time to rethink our communications?

Green (Living) Review

Is it time to rethink how we communicate and what means we use? it may be time to rethink how we communicate with one another and which steps to take to regain our privacy. While, in theory, law enfarcement (no, this is not a typo) do require a warrant to intercept mail (and this goes also for telephonic communications) the truth is a different one and intercept without warrant happens rather all too frequently.

The Cooler: Don’t Be Such a Science Communicator

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. If you could pry open the brain of a scientist who’s learning how to communicate her science more effectively, it would probably look like the back of an old hippie station wagon. Instead, says Schuefele, scientists could be better science communicators if they availed themselves of…scientists. Photo: Flickr user Daniel Spiess under a Creative Commons license.

The Zombie Idea of Science Communications

Nature Conservancy - Science

So much science communications work must speak to specific audiences, often at a hyperlocal level. And yet science communicators keep dreaming and scheming about how to reach everyone and make them understand how important and cool science is — at a time when both “mass” and “media” have exploded into billions of pieces. The question for science communicators is: Do we have the insights to help such efforts reach their potential?

How COVID-19 changes climate communications


Communicators must find ways to advance the conversation on climate, but sensitivity is required. Continued here: How COVID-19 changes climate communications. Business Green advance-the advance-the-conversation apparel climate change covid-19 economic-meltdown global making-waves- must-find the-global

Sanjayan: The Art of Communication is Conservation’s Best Hope

Nature Conservancy - Science

First, Sanj has showed us the power of a scientist who is also a superb storyteller and communicator. Science communications is a hot topic today. But Sanj embodies the 10,000 hours of craft it takes to communicate science with maximum impact. Sanj dedicated himself to communications and achieved new heights. Sanj is the Michael Jordan of science communications. Science Africa Conservation International David Banks Peter Kareiva Sanjayan science communications

Will ‘Cosmos’ Miss the Big Bang in Science Communications?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz directs science communications at The Nature Conservancy. The reincarnation of Carl Sagan’s TV series “Cosmos” — which debuted Sunday night on Fox — was being called the last best hope of science communications even before it aired, as well as a chance to kickstart a “ national, or even global, conversation about science and the scientific method.” Science Communications Cosmos Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Sustainable Forms of Communication

Green Living Ideas

Despite using the same technology from the beginning (sound waves and cables), communication in the 21st century can be carried out in many different forms. As communication has generally become increasingly prominent in people’s professional and private lives , one should not hesitate in investing in energy saving devices in order to be more efficient with your overall power usage. Regardless of saving energy, no one wants to lose the convenience of communicating in any way.

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. When I attended the ScienceOnline 2013 conference in late January — an annual gathering of digitally savvy scientists and science reporters and communicators held at North Carolina State University — everybody I talked to about Green thought its death was a foregone conclusion. Once the shock wears off, though, what does the disappearance of Green mean for environmental science and science communications?

Pre-COP Webinar: Communicating Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

The earthcast will also cover: How unconscious values match to attitudes and beliefs that can be used to design action on climate change How NGOs could change their strategy on climate change and the UNFCCC Different roles the public can play in tackling climate change Behaviour change strategies for encouraging sustainable lifestyles and communities Messages about climate change that engage the public (and those that don’t) Chris Rose is an environmental campaigner and communications consultant.

Earth911 Inspiration: Empathy Helps Us Communicate & Organize


Wilson, … The post Earth911 Inspiration: Empathy Helps Us Communicate & Organize appeared first on Earth911.com. The rest is here: Earth911 Inspiration: Empathy Helps Us Communicate & Organize. This week’s inspiration comes from American biologist Edward O. Eco appeared-first comes-from earth911-com- empathy first-on-earth911 home inspire share think week

5 communications tips to market sustainability


The rest is here: 5 communications tips to market sustainability. Research shows three factors keep consumers from choosing products that are better for the environment: confusion; trust gaps; and not enough information. Here’s how to get around that. Business Green choosing-products consumers-from coronavirus enough-information- factors-keep for-the market intelligence the-environment trust-gaps

Understanding Intercultural Communication

The Green Changemakers

Chung Publication Date - November 2011 Written in a conversational style, this book introduces students to the foundations of intercultural communication, a vibrant discipline within the field. Authors Stella Ting-Toomey and Leeva Chung take a multicontextual, inclusive approach that balances international and intercultural communication issues against U.S. Second Edition Stella Ting-Toomey and Leeva C.

Tell Me More - Task-based Communication Activities

The Green Changemakers

offers this practice in using English, providing language-activities which require students to communicate with each other. Situational, functional, and structural emphases all have their place in the book in an environment of interactive learning, in which students are encouraged to develop their skills and abilities in the transferring of information and opinions between themselves, using the target language as the medium for this communication.

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Solar powered phones improving Kenya's communication links


Telecommunications company Safaricom (under UK’s Vodafone) and Kenya’s Mobitelea Ventures invented the phones to help Kenyans stay in touch and improve communications making them faster and reliable. Christina Pinto: Alago Alba, living in a marginalized village in the North Eastern region of Kenya, provided for her family by turning to renewable energy.

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In Black Sea Village, Turks Communicate Through Ancient “Bird Language”

Green Prophet

köy, which literally means “Bird Village” in Turkish, the villagers have been able to communicate across long distances well before the invention of cellphones. Some of the human bird language communication mimics actual birdsong, according to ?brahim In Ku?köy, Laid out along a deep, lush valley in Turkey’s Pontic Mountains, Ku?köy köy isn’t an easy village to traverse quickly.

Communicating Climate Change and the Scientific Delusional Disorder

Cool Green Science

This culture clash — which I’m calling the scientific delusion disorder — is a big part of the communications problem between scientists and normal people. In a New York Times op-ed piece this past Saturday, Naomi Oreskes articulates very well the implications of this communications problem for action on climate change. It is critical that the public understands just how conservative the scientific community is about communicating data.

Research Shows Americans Still Prefer Print and Paper Communications

Green (Living) Review

Research Shows Americans Still Prefer Print and Paper Communications, but Misconceptions about Environmental Sustainability Remain If you prefer to read from paper instead of an electronic screen, you’re not alone. Even though most Americans still prefer print over electronic communications, they also have misconceptions about the effects of paper-based communications on the environment,” says Two Sides President Phil Riebel. “In

Communicating community-based adaptation

The Green Changemakers

Radio Groovalizacion Communicates Middle East Migration Through Music

Green Prophet

Greenprophet interviews founder Toni Polo to find out why and how radio Groovalization and its music is a successful medium through which people from the Middle East and North Africa can express, communicate and continue traditions. Toni Polo, founder of Radio Groovalizacion explains how music and migration are shaping contemporary culture in the Middle East and North Arfica.

Sanjayan: There’s a Better Way to Communicate about Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz directs science communications for The Nature Conservancy. The Orion Magazine blog put up this week an excellent post by Conservancy lead scientist Sanjayan on how his recent trip to Santiago — and the recent, two-day disappearance of that city’s otherwise plentiful water supply — has catalyzed his thinking about how scientists can better communicate the effects of climate change.

Douglas McCauley on Marine Mammoths, Rhino Steaks & Garage-Band Science Communications

Nature Conservancy - Science

Douglas McCauley, the lead author, calls himself a “garage-band science communicator,” but he clearly understands how to frame issues in ways that resonate beyond scientific circles. I recently spoke with him about his paper, its implications and his approach to science communications. Douglas McCauley. Photo: © Jon Little. By Matt Miller. Imagine a world where the full range of Pleistocene beasts still exists in all their magnificent diversity.

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Disrupting Bacterial “Communication”: A New Idea for Sustainable Agriculture

Nature Conservancy - Science

If you’ve ever tried to pick a location for dinner with a medium to large group of people , you know that group communication and decision making can be really hard. And new research suggests that we might be able to disrupt that “group communication” in ways that could make agriculture safer without the use of traditional pesticides. Bacterial lesions on wheat. Photo: Flickr user CIMMYT under a Creative Commons license. By Jon Fisher, spatial scientist.

Non-Violent Communication

The Green Changemakers

So we thought we'd best go along to a Non Violent Communication workshop and find out the least confrontational way to tell someone you can't grow coffee in Wales. So how do you communicate effectively with someone you're really at odds with? How do we communicate a message without sounding preachy, or like we know-it-all-and-think-you're-wrong (and-must-change-your-bad-ways), and how can we communicate so people want to listen to us?

Communication as Activism: Vegan Advice from Author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Eco-Vegan Girl

From the panel: Communication as Activism , presented by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau (many of these words are summarized by the Tweeters) If you are the vegan someone comes to, you represent all vegans. image by @JLgoesVegan On my Vida Vegan Con roundup I started collecting all the great advice from well-known vegan author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau that attendees shared on Twitter, but there was so much great advice I figured I'd make a separate post!

Communicating across the chasm: How companies can navigate the new investor ESG landscape


Read the original here: Communicating across the chasm: How companies can navigate the new investor ESG landscape. Welcome to the new world of stakeholder capitalism. Business Green are-way esg greenfin new-study policy & politics redlined-neighborhoods shows-historically the-new

When to lead with sustainability in consumer communications, and when not to


More: When to lead with sustainability in consumer communications, and when not to. It’s not always necessary to lead with the ‘S word’, but here’s when you should. Business Green and-affordable- but-here carbon removal most-actionable not-always sights-on-the terraton terraton-initiative

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Why Communicating Climate Change Continues To Challenge Us

Michael Grossman

Welcome to the world of the communicating climate change action as seen by Americans of every stripe since Al Gore raised the profile of the issue in his 2000 campaign for the Presidency. The Recipe For Communicating Climate Change. Since there are always too many cooks in the kitchen anyway when it comes to political communication, here’s my recipe to communicate a crisp climate message. What Do Bread and Butter Have To Do With Communicating Climate Change?

What’s the Dirty Little Secret of Science Communications?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. Which brings us to a dirty little secret: The current crisis in public funding for science — and the tectonic shift to private philanthropy to bankroll same — will be the best thing ever to happen to the cause of improved science communications. . They make an unmistakable case: to the better communicators will increasingly go the spoils. Bill Gates.

10 Great Science Hashtag Games You Can Play

Nature Conservancy - Science

Twitter houses a lively community of scientists and science communicators who have invented fun ways to engage with the science-curious public. Wildlife Birds Fish Mammals Science Communication

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Eco Bible gives ethical green compass to the woke generation

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Seven Awards for Cool Green Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

Ideas Science CommunicationCool Green Science reporters recently won seven awards from the Outdoor Writer's Association of America.

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A Scientist’s Field Guide to the Media

Nature Conservancy - Science

Science Communications Climate Change climate communication interview science communication storytelling Retro mic outdoors. Photo © Alan Levine/Flickr. By Colin Shanley. As a research scientist, it’s a rare day when I get a call from a reporter. I’ve devoted years of my life to figuring out things like where flying squirrels den or how moose spend the summer getting fat. These projects can take years of what I can honestly call quiet toil. Not exactly front page material.

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Powering sustainability and circularity with connected products


Sponsored: Companies can champion sustainability by establishing direct communication channels with customers through their products via digital IDs. Business Green adopting-cleaner channels-with companies companies-from customers-through direct-communication has-prevented more-equitable products shipping-services their-products- via-digital

The Cooler: Why Everyone’s Being Rational About Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Dan Kahan is the brilliant Yale scholar of risk communications who’s contributing some of the most incisive and valuable research around on why we are at such an impasse over risk issues such as climate change. Greenland glacier breaking off into the Atlantic Ocean. Image credit: Tim Norris /Flickr through a Creative Commons license.

Can This Man Turn Hunters & Anglers Into Climate Activists?

Nature Conservancy - Science

I know what you’re thinking, especially if you’ve followed climate communications at all: We’ve heard this before. What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate. I first encountered Todd Tanner on the pages of outdoor magazines, far from the realm of climate change communications. Science Communications Climate Change fishing hunting science communicationsTodd Tanner, hunter and climate activist. By Matt Miller.

What Are The Marketing Tools Every Cleantech Company Must Have?

Michael Grossman

How Are You Going To Communicate With Them? I win the award for Master of the Obvious 2019 for writing there is no shortage of ways to communicate with your audience today, but you need to know who are the key decision-makers who are going to either recommend or purchase your technology. As a result, your marketing and communications tactics in the cleantech sector have to mirror a much slower curve. Part 1--Research.

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Quick Study: Why Conservation Science Needs to Get Interdisciplinary–and Why It Hasn’t

Nature Conservancy - Science

Or do communication and institutional boundaries keep them siloed in traditional natural or social science disciplines? The training for each scientific discipline has become so rigorous and technical that by the time researchers receive their graduate degrees, the communication barriers to working with colleagues in other fields become nearly insurmountable, made only worse by hide-bound departmental traditions. Sulphur-crested cockatoos.

Signs of progress for green chemistry


Three advances are bringing the concept into the mainstream: better communications, policy support and meaningful collaboration. Business Green better-communications bringing-the concept greenbiz 20 mainstream policy-support the-mainstream