Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 24

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Published on September 24th, 2010  |  Discuss This Article  

Hopefully this is the only place you’ll find stink bugs and chocolate together. It’s your Cool Green Morning:

  1. Maryland farmers are seeing massive spikes in crops damaged by stink bugs. (Baltimore Sun)
  2. Disease threatens to devastate the global cocoa supply. Can genetic intervention save chocolate? (Scientific American)
  3. An ancient microbe that thrives in warmer, polluted waters is poisoning sea otters. (Los Angeles Times)
  4. Ocean surface temperatures rose rapidly in the 1970s, but why? (BBC)
  5. In 1995 there were only about 25 Florida panthers left, now they’re rebounding. (NPR)
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