Webinar Alert: Gorillas in the Wild

Good Nature Travel - Gorillas in the Wild: An Unforgettable EncounterPresented by Natural Habitat AdventuresTuesday, November 19th3PM Eastern (12PM Pacific)Register Now To trek into the rainforest and sit with a family of wild gorillas, looking into the eyes of a huge silverback at close range, watching babies cling to their mothers, laughing at youngsters playing in the trees, is a life-changing experience for a wildlife lover. NHA expert guide Simon Stobbs presents an insider’s look at … [Read more...]

Making a Difference in the Galapagos

Good Nature Travel - Roberto Plaza always dreamed of living in the Galapagos. Three years ago he finally made the leap and moved his family from the city of Quito to the Enchanted Isles. And they did it in a big way: Roberto and his family live totally off the grid.They use solar energy to power their home and rainwater to drink and bathe; waste water is treated and reused for agriculture needs, and their entire house was built using materials that leave the lightest ecological footprint. Living … [Read more...]

WWF Strategic Planning Director Joins May Amazon Departure

Good Nature Travel - Paul Hardy, director of strategic planning for WWF’s Latin America and Caribbean Program, will join our May Amazon River Cruise as a guest lecturer.In the role, which he has held since February 2010, Paul helps to manage a team of 300 WWF staff spread across 15 countries, including Peru. From the Amazon to the edge of the Antarctic, Paul works with WWF teams on large-scale conservation projects that address growing threats to rain forests, fisheries, island systems and … [Read more...]

Alaska in July or August: When to Go?

Good Nature Travel - On the surface it seems like a trivial question, one that simply requires reviewing your summer schedule. However, an experience in Katmai varies widely from one month to the next due to different bear behavior and activities. So when should you go, July or August?Bear behavior in JulyThe bears undergo a radical behavior shift related to their hibernation and feeding patterns. Grizzly bears begin to hibernate as early as October and emerge as late as May. After emerging, … [Read more...]

What to do in Sofia: The ultimate Sofia travel guide

STA Travel Blog - Hello fellow travellers! Alexx here from Finding Alexx. I’m on a year-long solo adventure to a new country every week for a year, with my route based... The post What to do in Sofia: The ultimate Sofia travel guide appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jordan Now

STA Travel Blog - Week eight of my crazy 52 countries in 52 weeks adventure took me to the Middle Eastern gem of Jordan, the cheapest flight out of... The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jordan Now appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

What to do in Warsaw: The ultimate Warsaw travel guide

STA Travel Blog - Hey there! Alexx here from Finding Alexx, I’m visiting a new country every week for a year with my route based off the cheapest flight... The post What to do in Warsaw: The ultimate Warsaw travel guide appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The best ski resorts in the world whatever your style

STA Travel Blog - Winter may be under way, but there’s still plenty of time to play. Most European and North American ski resorts are open for shredding til... The post The best ski resorts in the world whatever your style appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

An open letter from our CEO, Dr. M. Sanjayan

"Human Nature" Blog Feed - <div><p>At Conservation International, we have always considered ourselves and everyone associated with us as family. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, this sense of community is more important and meaningful than ever. I know this is a difficult time for all of us. I feel it with my family, my parents and loved ones who live abroad, far from us. </p><p>Conservation International&rsquo;s mission has never seemed more … [Read more...]

Meet a scientist: a species-discovering savant

"Human Nature" Blog Feed - <div><p><i><b>Editor&rsquo;s note: </b>A <a href="https://www.researchamerica.org/sites/default/files/Americans%27%20Attitudes%20about%20Science%20and%20Scientists%20in%202017.pdf" target="_blank">2017 survey </a>found that 81 percent of Americans could not name a living scientist. No, not a single one. At Conservation International, we have lots of scientists you should know. Here&rsquo;s … [Read more...]

Ways Eco-Friendly Hemp Products Drive The Health Supplements Market – Blue & Green Tomorrow

"green living" - Google News - Ways Eco-Friendly Hemp Products Drive The Health Supplements Market Blue & Green Tomorrow (c) "green living" - Google News - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Performs Unplugged at iHeart Living Room Concert For America – Billboard

"green living" - Google News - Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Performs Unplugged at iHeart Living Room Concert For America Billboard (c) "green living" - Google News - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Spring Cruises Look Unlikely to Sail

Sustainable Living - With ocean-going departures from American ports suspended until at least April 11, here’s what those interested in spring cruises can expect. (c) Sustainable Living - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The Beautiful World Beside the Broken One

Sustainable Living - Nature is wide open for business. Here is the alternate world we need right now. (c) Sustainable Living - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2020 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #13

Skeptical Science - A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Mar 22, 2020 through Sat, Mar 28, 2020 Editor's Choice The Nature of Crisis Photograph by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / Getty Subscribers to The Climate Crisis newsletter received this piece in their in-boxes. Sign up to receive future installments. An idea beloved of the technorati is that we are actually living not on the earth we seem to inhabit but … [Read more...]

The pros and cons of planting trees to address global warming

Skeptical Science - This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Bruce Lieberman It seems like such a simple, straightforward, empowering idea: plant trees – a lot of trees – all over the world, and watch the planet’s temperature fall. Who doesn’t love a tree or two, even far more – the right tree in the right place? Along with the refreshing shade they provide on hot days, trees of course also store carbon, and they’ll suck it right out of our fragile … [Read more...]

An inconvenient letter to the editor

Climate & Clean Energy | Blogs | David Suzuki Foundation - (c) Climate & Clean Energy | Blogs | David Suzuki Foundation - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Guest Post – Keep Cool & Save Cash with the Right Window Treatments

Reduce Footprints - With summer just around the corner, now is a good time to start thinking about buttoning up your home for maximum efficiency! This is especially true for those in areas of the country that experience extreme heat, which results in frequent overexertion of air conditioners. Air conditioning units consume energy in the form of electricity. When a home has a significant amount of solar heat gain with uncovered windows, this puts a greater strain on the unit resulting in more … [Read more...]

Change The World Wednesday (#CTWW) – Indoor plants

Reduce Footprints - Welcome to Change The World Wednesday (#CTWW)! Wondering how to live greener? You've come to the right place. Each week we challenge ourselves to try a new task ... or "amp up" something we're already doing. We raise our awareness, learn from each other and develop Eco-friendly skills which will improve our lives and protect our planet. Doing so together gives us power ... the power to Change The World!If this is your first visit, please click HERE for information and a … [Read more...]

IKEA, Nordstrom, Walgreens on the many opportunities for circularity in retail

Energy & Climate | GreenBiz.com - From recipes for recommerce to changing packaging ingredients, the retail sector is integral to adoption of the circular economy. Don't expect a cookie-cutter approach. (c) Energy & Climate | GreenBiz.com - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Corporate renewable energy in the age of COVID-19

Energy & Climate | GreenBiz.com - Will this upheaval slow clean energy goals? There's strong reason for optimism. (c) Energy & Climate | GreenBiz.com - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Reprint: The dark side of plant-based food

Our Daily Green - The dark side of plant-based food – it's more about money than you may think There’s more behind that vegan burger than it seems. Nina Firsova/Shutterstock.com Martin Cohen, University of Hertfordshire and Frédéric Leroy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel If you were to believe newspapers and dietary advice leaflets, you’d probably think that doctors and (c) Our Daily Green - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Stop the spread of liquefied natural gas (Reprint from OtherWords).

Our Daily Green - Shutterstock Stop the Spread of Liquefied Natural Gas — Before It’s Too Late A liquefied natural gas disaster could make an oil spill look like a picnic. By Olivia Alperstein | December 17, 2019 Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a potential disaster in the making. That’s the conclusion of a new report by Physicians for Social Responsibility, (c) Our Daily Green - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]