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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 28

January 28th, 2014
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In today's green news, a glimpse into ancient forest management and bad news for the big fish and the small fish.

  1. Warmer seas are causing species of fish to mature earlier, stunting their maximum length by up to 29% in the North Sea (The Guardian)
  2. Indigenous peoples have been carefully managed the rainforests of Asia for 11,000 years by seamlessly clearing pockets of vegetation for agriculture, new findings reveal. (Mongabay)
  3. A large shark was killed off the coast of Western Australia, the first to be connected to a new shark cull that was put into place to prevent human fatalities. (CNN)
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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 21

January 21st, 2014
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It's a #snowday on much of the East Coast of the US. But on the West Coast, black bears are waking up early from their hibernation due to a grave lack of California snow. (San Francisco Gate) More

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 14

January 14th, 2014
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Emperor penguins are climbing cliffs to avoid climate change and forest elephants are making it rain in today's #greennews.

  1. Four colonies of iconic emperor penguins were spotted climbing cliffs to avoid increasingly rampant ice melt. (Mother Nature Network
  2. Tropical forests play a large role in precipitation around the world and in Congo, they're bolstered by the eating & excreting of the forest elephant. (BBC)
  3. A recent MIT study projects that 52% of the world's population in 2050 will live in water-stressed areas. (Treehugger)
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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 7

January 7th, 2014
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Science gets to the bottom of mysteries like widely reported "earthquake lights" and the true age of the cockroach in today's green news. 1. While people for millenia have reported seeing mysterious lights immediately before earthquakes, scientists think they've found the answer in a unique reaction by stressed rocks. (National Geographic) 2. Researchers in northwest Colorado recently discovered 49-million-year-old fossilized cockroaches, pushing back the bug's known Earth record by a full 5 million years. (Live Science) 3. California's lack of snowfall this winter hurts more than avid skiers; it means people and nature in the state will have a lot less freshwater at their disposal. (Grist) 4. Windpower in the UK generated a record 10% of the country's electricity in December, enough for 5.7 million homes during one of the most energy-intensive times of the year. (TreeHugger) More

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