Archive for May, 2012

Climate Change in the News: What’s Interesting This Week

Written by Stephanie Hedean on . Posted in Learn, The Wonk Room

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In the News is a Planet Change selection of the latest news, stories and images on climate change, nature, our environment and the impacts of a changing planet. Did you know that seagrass meadows can store up to twice as much carbon as the world’s temperate and tropical forests? Continue reading to delve into all that we found new and interesting this week.

In the News: What’s Interesting this Week

Written by Stephanie Hedean on . Posted in Learn

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In the News is a Planet Change selection of the latest news, stories and images on climate change, nature, our environment and the impacts of a changing planet. From Arctic ice melt methane release to G8 climate plan, extreme weather text alerts, iMatter youth campaign and the Map of Life — this is what we’ve found and what we’re reading.

Scientists Search for Healthy Forest on Amazon Frontier: Xingu Field Notes: PART ONE

Written by Bronson Griscom on . Posted in Learn

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In the first of a four-part series, Bronson Griscom, a Conservancy forest carbon scientist, brings us along on a trek through northern Brazil’s Amazon frontier, where patches of remaining rainforest – interspersed with cattle ranches – may hold the seeds for the future. Check out the video clips to join in the adventure.

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Planet Change is a Nature Conservancy blog site designed to share stories about actions the Conservancy and others around the world are taking to fight carbon pollution and the impacts of climate change, and to help people feel the connections between climate change and their daily lives and understand actions they can take.

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