Tag: algae blooms

The Green Buzz: Friday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2013

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Today’s green news may inspire you to hop on your bike this weekend!

  1. More than 500 cities in 49 countries now have bike-sharing programs. (TreeHugger)
  2. Pea soup anyone? Algae blooms make for fascinating photos. (National Geographic)
  3. In Australia, a common place to find koalas is in the hospital. The cause? Chlamydia. (BBC Nature)
  4. Monkey see, monkey do. Like humans, monkeys and whales both react to peer pressure. (Huffington Post)
  5. Pay attention, class: college campuses are teaching us how to build a clean energy future. (CleanTechnica)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, April 2

Written by | April 2nd, 2013

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DJ, drop a beat. Let’s play some tunes while reading today’s green news, shall we?

  1. Sea lion keeps a beat to music — you’ll be singing “Boogie Wonderland” all day. (Discover Magazine)
  2. Band-Aids that will work in water? Thank the gecko for inspiration. (National Geographic)
  3. Reduce, reuse, recycle… and READ. Book industry increases their use of recycled paper. (Mongabay)
  4. Attack of the Noxious Algae Blooms: it sounds like a movie title, but it’s a reality in Lake Erie. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. In 2010, outdoor air pollution contributed to 1.2 million premature deaths in China. (NY Times)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 21

Written by | July 21st, 2011

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Sea turtles and cleantech divas… what more could you ask for in a green news round-up?

  1. Visit a green sea turtle hatchery in Indonesia. (TreeHugger)
  2. Climate change is a major threat to peace and security, says UN official. (BBC)
  3. Is another oil spill like the one in Yellowstone imminent? (HuffPostGreen)
  4. China tries to beat back massive algae blooms in it’s 3rd largest freshwater lake. (YaleE360)
  5. Meet 12 women leading the cleantech revolution. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 23

Written by | August 23rd, 2010

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It’s just another cool green Monday…

  1. Heading back to school? Ask Umbra offers tips for eco-friendly school fundraisers and green college experiences, respectively. (Grist)
  2. Algae blooms as viewed from space=beautiful! (Wired)
  3. Self-cleaning technology used in missions to Mars may now keep solar panels sparkly clean. (CleanTechnica)
  4. This rotating solar home (?!) generates five times more energy than it uses. (EcoGeek)
  5. In not super-surprising news, bike- and pedestrian-friendly cities have lower rates of obesity, researchers say. What benefits the health of the environment often benefits us, too! (Treehugger)
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