Thursday, August 16, 2012

Data as Sand: Why Data Management is Relevant to Conservation

For a team meeting a while back, we were asked to record videos that explain what we do. Using grains of sand as a metaphor for pieces of digital information, I walk through how much "sand" we have in the world, and how my work helps people get relevant conservation information.

How Flying Undermines Your Green Lifestyle

How is it possible that a vegan, car-free, green living fanatic can have a bigger carbon footprint than the average American?  Find out how various green living choices compare to the impact of flying at:

Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

Not sure whether bamboo or organic cotton is better for the environment? Confused by all the competing claims about "green" clothing? I sure was before researching and writing this piece.

Tips to Make Your Office More Bike-friendly

Want to green your office by making it easier to bike to work? Here are a few tips to get started:
Green commuting kiosk at The Nature Conservancy's Worldwide Office

Are Solar Panels Worth It?

Are solar panels worth it? I look at commercial vs residential solar and compare solar thermal to solar photovoltaic.