Tag: climate change

How This Living Art Can Make Our Air Better to Breathe

How This Living Art Can Make Our Air Better to Breathe

By Micah Moen 2 Comments January 16, 2020

do you ever feel sluggish or brain fogged at your desk find yourself struggling to stay awake through a conference call well a study out of Harvard says that could be because of more than just a caffeine or sugar crash it could literally be the air we breathe let’s go over some quick basics […]

Harnessing nature’s power for water security

Harnessing nature’s power for water security

By Micah Moen 2 Comments January 16, 2020

Water security is fundamental to everything we’re trying to achieve. We, the Nature Conservancy, are trying to get the world to invest in nature for nature and people. What we are doing in the context of water security is to help stakeholders, cities, governments, communities understand which investments in nature they can make to achieve […]

Socio-ecological Transformation Processes – Professor Perdita Pohle

Socio-ecological Transformation Processes – Professor Perdita Pohle

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 15, 2020

One topic our research is about is socio-ecological transformation processes and the acceptance of the local population of these socio-ecological transformation processes in adaptation to climate change. For example, in the landscape, if we increase mais production for biogas, then there is a competition among land use between mais production and food production.

Flying Rivers With Gisele Bündchen

Flying Rivers With Gisele Bündchen

By Micah Moen 4 Comments January 15, 2020

So Antonio, the forest is suffering a lot of pressure. There is a speed of deforestation right now happening in Brazil. What would happen if this forest was gone? Have you ever been to the Yellowstone Park? You know, you ever seen the Old Faithful geyser? The one that blows? Pshh. Yeah. Trees are green, […]

URBAN GreenUP – New strategy for re-naturing cities through nature-based solutions

URBAN GreenUP – New strategy for re-naturing cities through nature-based solutions

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 15, 2020

By 2050 more than 80% of the world’s population will live in urban areas challenges related to heavy urbanization include poor air quality warmer temperatures and higher flood risks thus endangering us and the planet is this the only future possible for our cities? The EU funded project URBAN GreenUp will provide a sustainable model […]

This is all just a part of a natural cycle, right?

This is all just a part of a natural cycle, right?

By Micah Moen 52 Comments January 14, 2020

– All this worry about warming, when it’s just a natural cycle. Climate’s always changed, and today’s no different, right? (bell dings) If we wanna understand why the earth is warming, it just makes sense to start by taking a closer look at all the natural factors that have caused climate to change in the […]

Natural selection in a hurricane: The lizards that won’t let go

Natural selection in a hurricane: The lizards that won’t let go

By Micah Moen 98 Comments January 14, 2020

These lizards are leaping for science. Well, not so much leaping, as falling. But their tumbles are helping scientists answer a question. Could hurricanes drive natural selection? Hurricanes are destructive – perhaps too destructive to influence evolution, with species survival being more random than influenced by specific traits. And while some scientists suspect that hurricanes […]

All We Need is Nature | New Age Creators

All We Need is Nature | New Age Creators

By Micah Moen 100 Comments January 12, 2020

You know how people say, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”? Well, it couldn’t be more true for me and my mom. If you like me as a person, it’s because of her. So much of her is what makes me, well, me. Part of that is genetics — chromosomes. But the other […]

How your business can save the rainforest | Introducing Climate Dividends by Cool Earth

How your business can save the rainforest | Introducing Climate Dividends by Cool Earth

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 11, 2020

Forward-thinking companies are taking on this challenge. But for many, it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why Cool Earth, a pioneering NGO in rainforest protection, is launching Climate Dividends: a new initiative that enables more companies to be part of the climate solution. How does it work? By donating their unclaimed dividends, companies […]

Nature-based solutions and Shell | New Energies