Grassroots Activists Mobilize Against Proposed Louisiana Coal Export Terminal

Sierra Club Compass

" The "RAM" coal export terminal being rammed through Louisiana's permitting process by coal companies has aroused the ire of communities that would rather keep the state's natural places from being trampled by dirty fuels.

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. I talked about Louisiana State Highway 1.

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Recovery: The Great Teddy Bear Rescue

Nature Conservancy - Science

But the animal spared by TR was a Louisiana black bear, a subspecies larger than the other 15, with a narrower, flatter, longer skull. But the State of Louisiana was openly hostile to an ESA listing, and Nowak’s bosses kept brushing him off. Adult Louisiana black bear.

2016 83

The Coming Storm -Lessons on Adaptation from Bangladesh


The people of Bangladesh have much to teach us about how a crowded planet can best adapt to rising sea levels. We may be seven billion specks on the surface of Earth, but when you're in Bangladesh, it sometimes feels as if half the human race were crammed into a space the size of Louisiana.

When will the Pluvialis tundra plovers get their own family?

10,000 Birds

The air was thick and clammy, and mosquitoes were biting along Louisiana’s Mermentau River last Thursday morning, the final day of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

2012 230

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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U.S. Food and Job Crises Spawn New Green Farming Coalition

Green (Living) Review

Building recirculating farms will help address the food and job crises by empowering communities to create new jobs growing their own food, in a way that is healthy for both us and our planet.” The Recirculating Farms Coalition is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.

2011 151

Astonishing Facts About Wetlands


As unappealing as the term “wetlands” sounds, wetlands should be celebrated for their multiple services they deliver which help keep our planet and society going as well as for their extraordinarily beautiful landscapes.

Green wine? Of course…

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

2011 205

Maui: 5 great green to do's

Green Traveler Guides

This non-profit’s mission is to protect whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet’s oceans.

2010 207

Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

Green Traveler Guides

The tented suites come with personal butlers, are antique-filled, have polished wooden floors and real bathrooms; from their decks you overlook the genuine Animal Planet, the game-filled sweep of the Masai Mara.

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Pan Pacific Seattle hotel: model of corporate social responsiblity.

Green Traveler Guides

Phillips, manager of CSR for the 160-room property , has established a program called PanEarth that includes a CSR vision based on four community pillars: Caring for Community, Caring for Our Planet, Caring for Challenges, and Caring Globally.

Why travel green: 3 good reasons

Green Traveler Guides

Reason #2: It’s best for the planet. You have a great travel experience … the planet breathes easier.

2011 130

Six Senses Hua Hin: Thai us up, throw away the key

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

2011 186

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

Amy Smith Kyle (Coastal Conservation Project Manager, Louisiana). 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.

2017 54

The Fiction Writer Now on!

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

2009 141

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge

Green Traveler Guides

Lots of chill expats and Lonely Planet backpackers, easy place to get a great massage or smoothie, and you see the word “eco&# splashed here and there.

Green Lodging Key West | Organic Food Key West | Green Hotel Key.

Green Traveler Guides

Best for the planet … and you. Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

2011 141

Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas

The Green Changemakers

It doesn''t take much for kids to feel like they can make a difference for our planet, mobilizing them to be life-long environmentalists! From small personal actions to large-scale reform, it''s always a great time to teach the next generation about taking care of the planet.

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Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds

10,000 Birds

Frigatebirds (Fregatidae) Five species of frigatebird ply the planet’s tropical skies and seas. Immature Magnificent Frigatebird ( Fregata magnificens ), Grand Isle, Louisiana © David J.

2011 142

State of the Conservancy

Conservancy Talk

Yes, we protect the world’s great places and the planet’s precious ecosystems—we’ve always done that and we always will. In Louisiana, we’re taking a more traditional approach.

Urban resilience

The Green Changemakers

Researchers have calculated that restoring 1 kilometer of wetland would reduce the wave height during a hurricane by one meter, and now efforts are underway to begin rebuilding the southern Louisiana coastline. By 2030, the planet’s current 2.9 How resilient are cities?

2010 52

Good News, Bad News: My Climate Outlook Post-Paris

Conservancy Talk

In Louisiana, we’re working with farmers, the USDA and Disney to reforest marginally productive farmland along the Mississippi River to sequester carbon. Climate science is essential for understanding the natural systems of our planet.

2017 109

Mercury, Birds & People: What we can learn from studying our.

Elephant Journal

I think the best birding I’ve ever experienced was along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana during spring migration. Were about anything that helps us to live a good life thats also good for others, and our planet. >>> Want to stay in touch with elephant?

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