Tags » Conservation

Mayors Mitigating Climate Change Impacts

Interesting technology innovation for addressing climate change. We’re glad to hear that local level leaders have this on their radar.

How ‘green’ concrete can help cities fight climate change…

441 more words

Tigershead Coastal Plog & Cleanup 7km – 24 Aug

Join Eco Marineplogging‘ (a combination of jogging and picking up litter) on August 24th! Eco Marine Adventure Cleanup is collaborating with The Green Race and Exchange and Empower for a coastal trail cleanup ‘plog’ on the eastern shore of Silvermine Bay in Mui Wo from 2:00pm to around 5:00pm. 529 more words

Hong Kong

Slippery When Wet

I find it interesting how the very items used to tell you a floor might be wet is a trip hazard in its own right, and they’re so commonplace that you almost don’t notice them…but not the case in an NZ department store recently…check out this humourous banana sign…but not as humourous as the fact it is actually stood on a carpet! 44 more words

New Zealand

Fishermen Helping to Protect Fish

Thanks to the Guardian for this story about Belize’s marine conservation efforts and how they can serve as a model for other countries.

Why tiny Belize is a world leader in protecting the ocean…

727 more words

The Ripple Effect

Backpacks and binders. Construction paper and crayons. Pens, pencils, and Post-its. Back-to-school season is upon us! There’s such an excitement in the air as students get stocked up on supplies in preparation for the start of a new school year ahead. 971 more words


Co-habitation Questions Down Under

Thanks to TNC’s Justine E. Hausheer for this story:

Can Platypus Persist Alongside People?

Most of us are familiar with the bizarre and improbable platypus: a mammal that lays eggs, secretes milk from its skin, and defends itself with a venomous spur on its hind leg.

423 more words