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The Green Buzz: Monday, March 11

Written by | March 11th, 2013

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Use that extra daylight to catch up on your green news:

  1. In his latest column, Tom Friedman gives Mark Tercek‘s new book, Nature’s Fortune, a shout-out. (New York Times)
  2. Rainforests could be more resilient to climate change than previously thought– but only if we leave them alone. (Mongabay)
  3. Three “lucky” species of endangered sharks are now protected by a new global agreement. (Associated Press/Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Ask Umbra takes on a tough question: Is there hope for us on this planet? (Grist)
  5. Nothing brightens up a dreary Monday morning more than interspecies friendship. (Treehugger)

Hollywood Turns the Yellow Brick Road Green

Written by | February 28th, 2013

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The Nature Conservancy explored on the set of “Oz: The Great and Powerful” to find out how Hollywood incorporates environmentally friendly practices during production.

Resolutions for Rainforests

Written by | January 3rd, 2013

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Jack Hurd makes some New Year’s resolutions for 2013 and introduces a fun new infographic that explains how individuals can help save Asia-Pacific’s forests.

Looking Up in Lao PDR

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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In Lao PDR, new options are making sustainable forest management the best choice for local people and businesses alike.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 22

Written by | October 22nd, 2012

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Because every week should begin with a happy sea lion story.

  1. A rehabilitated sea lion named “Blonde Bomber” was released back into the ocean last week. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Which companies are the greenest? (GreenBiz)
  3. Ocean acidification could make the sea sound different. (YaleE360)
  4. Oil is leaking from the site of the 2010 Gulf oil spill. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Climate change makes rice emit more methane. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 20

Written by | August 20th, 2012

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Exciting toilet news below!

  1. Did July feel extra-hot to you? It should have. (Mongabay)
  2. What will climate change mean for Asia’s “live-giving” monsoons? (YaleE360)
  3. This headline cannot be improved upon: “Bill and Melinda [Gates] Reinvent the Toilet, Solar Power Wins.” (CleanTechnica)
  4. Johnson & Johnson agrees to remove “suspect” chemicals from its personal care products. (The Daily Green)
  5. What happens to a host city when the Olympics are over? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 11

Written by | June 11th, 2012

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Get your green news on:

  1. The idea of “natural capital” is catching on in these ten African nations. (Mongabay)
  2. What’s so partisan about sea-level rise? (Grist)
  3. Google’s bringing Street View to hiking trails. (Treehugger)
  4. In the United Kingdom, “eco-funerals” are on the rise. (Guardian)
  5. The EPA is partnering with the US Department of Health and Human Services to stress the connection between air quality and health. (Scientific American)

 

Unsung Heroes: Corporate Sustainability Officers

Written by | May 11th, 2012

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For a growing number of companies, “going green” is now a core business strategy. What do these companies leading the way in environmental sustainability have in common?

Feeding the World Through Smarter Agriculture

Written by | April 27th, 2012

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Will we be able to feed a global population of 10 billion people? Mark Tercek says we will if we rely on sound science, innovation and interesting partnerships.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 14

Written by | March 14th, 2012

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green.

  1. Sounds like climate change really has it out for rainforests. (Mongabay)
  2. Say goodbye to Greenland’s giant ice sheet. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Not a drop of beer– or its waste grain– will go to waste if this big-time brewer gets its way. (Grist)
  4. Philadelphia makes a play for the country’s greenest football stadium. Fly, Eagles, fly! (Treehugger)
  5. Starling flocks in flight behave like magnets(?), says a new study. (Wired)
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