The end of August means summer is almost out the door, but don’t despair…try a little cool green pick-me-up instead:
- Can a fortress of trees keep the encroaching desert and ocean from destroying the capital of Mauritania? (Reuters)
- New York’s new slogan: Bike Bedlam. (Green)
- An independent review finds that the IPCC needs some changes. (The New York Times)
- The key to coral reef survival? Microbes, says scientist. (Mongabay)
- Californians will have to find alternatives to the single-use plastic bag by 2012. (Christian Science Monitor)
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