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The Green Buzz: Friday, August 2

Written by | August 2nd, 2013

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What’s going on in the world of green news? Here are 5 green things you need to know.

  1. Climate change doesn’t just make people angry, it makes them violent, too. (CNN)
  2. Wave hello to the first airplane powered by natural gas. (Grist)
  3. Two butterfly species vanish almost overnight. (Mongabay)
  4. BPA-exposure may be worse than we thought. We’re talking “deranged metabolism” here. (The Daily Green)
  5. Polar bears may be the face of climate change, but what about walruses, seals and even caribou? (Discovery News)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 7

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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And on our left, ladies and gentlemen, we have the bustling area known as Minegolia.

  1. Once known as the “last frontier,” Mongolia’s Gobi Desert is now home to a mega mine. (Guardian)
  2. Talk about star-cross lovers: the Toronto Zoo plans to split up a same-sex African penguin couple. (TreeHugger)
  3. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s an… upside down black rhino on it’s way to safety?! (MSNBC)
  4. According to new poll, older folks (ages 66-83) are the least likely generation to support clean energy and environmental protection. (Grist)
  5. A Boeing 737 and a Prius have more in common than you may think. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 4

Written by | October 4th, 2010

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Guaranteed to get your week off to a cool green start:

  1. Boeing’s new solar-powered plane could circle the globe for five years without stopping. (CleanTechnica)
  2. What lies beneath the surface of the sea? Probably about 750,000 undiscovered species. (Treehugger)
  3. A new study links air pollution and adult diabetes. (Green)
  4. What’s the eco-friendly way of disposing of old socks? Recycle them, says Ask Umbra. (Grist)
  5. A much-needed dose of serious animal cuteness: interspecies friendships! (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Jan. 20

Written by | January 20th, 2009

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As we await the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, let’s take a moment for the latest in blogosphere green, shall we? Here’s what’s cool and interesting this morning: Something Borrowed, Something Green: Recycled prom dresses and borrowed Chanel marked last night’s Green Inaugural Ball in Washington, reports Green Inc. Tell Me […]

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