From Washington to Thailand to Gabon — we’ve scoured the world for the top environmental stories that you should read today. It’s all here at your fingertips in our Cool Green Morning news round-up.
- Ocean acidification has hit the courtrooms — the first lawsuit over ocean acidification has been filed by the Center for Biological Diversity against the EPA, claiming negligence in Washington state.
- Thinking about taking a cruise this year? After you read this article about the environmental damage cruises can cause, you’ll hopefully think again.
- Farms are important for food, of course, but they’ve never been considered sources of biodiversity. That could be changing, though — researchers found rice paddies in Thailand to be “biological refuges” for many species.
- The world’s largest known nesting site for leatherback turtles is the coast of Gabon, where researchers estimate as many as 41,000 females nest.
- Bright Green Blog points out an important omission in the Google News search: Where’s the environmental news section?
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