A video is worth 10,000 words…and when you’re done watching the above on that transparent-headed barreleye fish, check out the other cool green links you must read this morning:
- Cool Green Transparent Fish: Learn more about the barreleye.
- I Have One Word For You, Son: Is the campaign to ban (or charge a nickel a piece) for plastic bags on the discard pile, so to speak? And what does that bode for cap-and-trade? wonders Environmental Capital.
- Energized: Meanwhile, President Obama came out strong for renewable energy and a carbon cap last night in his first address to Congress. The Vine points out that Obama made one tiny mistake: Germany invented the automobile, not the United States.
- War — What Is It Good For? Not biodiversity — most armed conflicts over the last half of the 20th century took place within the world’s biodiversity hotspots, says Conservation Biology. (Hat tip: Journal Watch Online.)
- Pants on Fire: Most companies lie to the SEC about getting fined for environmental violations, says a new study reported in Bright Green Blog.
- Say It, Don’t Spray It: What effect are aerosol emissions having on the climate? It’s cloudy, says a new study in Nature Geoscience. (Hat tip: Climate Feedback.)
- What Price Nature? Should we create a market in the future of threatened animals? A new study says yes, reports Wired Science.
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