Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 31

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Published on August 31st, 2010  |  Discuss This Article  

The end of August means summer is almost out the door, but don’t despair…try a little cool green pick-me-up instead:   

  1. Can a fortress of trees keep the encroaching desert and ocean from destroying the capital of Mauritania? (Reuters)
  2. New York’s new slogan: Bike Bedlam. (Green)
  3. An independent review finds that the IPCC needs some changes. (The New York Times)
  4. The key to coral reef survival? Microbes, says scientist. (Mongabay)
  5. Californians will have to find alternatives to the single-use plastic bag by 2012. (Christian Science Monitor)
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