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Articles by Chris Schults

Web Developer for PCC Natural Markets

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  • Media Shower: Game on!

    I don't know if anyone else pays attention to the Google ads in Gristmill, but I just clicked on an ad for the game Xeko Mission: Madagascar and, wow, it sounds really cool! I'm all for creative ways of educating the public and this seems like a great way for families to learn about ecosystems.

    And speaking of gaming, I direct you to this New York Times article by Clive Thompson titled "Saving the World, One Video Game at a Time". Here's a taste:

  • The City Gas Guzzler

    You gotta love this new ad from Greenpeace. Well, unless you're an SUV owner.

    (Via TH)

  • Sundance Channel Green

    This just in:

    Sundance founder, Robert Redford announced today that Sundance Channel will launch SUNDANCE CHANNEL GREEN, a weekly primetime destination block focusing on environmental topics, in early 2007. Consisting of three hours of hosted programming, SUNDANCE CHANNEL GREEN will present original series and documentary premieres about the earth's ecology and concepts of "green" living that balance human needs with responsible environmental stewardship. With SUNDANCE CHANNEL GREEN, Sundance Channel becomes the first television network in the United States to establish a significant, regularly-scheduled programming destination dedicated entirely to the environment.

    Cool! More below the fold:

  • Early warning system set up to detect global warming

    This sounds cool:

    MOUNT ALBION - University of Colorado biologists began installing an alarm system atop this craggy summit Friday, near the Continental Divide west of Boulder.

    Like the alarm systems in your car or home, this one is designed to detect intruders.

    But in this case, the invaders are tundra plants moving up from lower elevations in response to global warming. The alarm system is a cluster of mountaintop vegetation plots that will be monitored periodically for decades to come.

    (Via Digg)