Tag: American pika

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 21

Written by | April 21st, 2011

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Your cool green news, in 5 easy links:

  1. Here’s a cool thing to do for the planet this year: turn your yard into wildlife habitat. (Yahoo Green)
  2. One year later, the question is still unanswered: where did the oil go? (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Scientists are on the verge of creating malaria-resistent wild mosquitoes. (BBC)
  4. This compilation takes you through the best writing on the Gulf oil spill. (Treehugger)
  5. Extinction rates of the American pika have skyrocketed in the last decade. Potential cause? Take a wild guess. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2010

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Kick it up a notch with these 5 cool green links:

  1. So the earth could warm by 2, 5 or 18 degrees Fahrenheit… what’s the big deal? Must we quibble over numbers? (Green)
  2. Some folks are turning to bartering to save green this holiday season. Added perk: it’s a green way to give! (New York Times)
  3. According to U.S. law, polar bears are still only threatened, not endangered. (BBC)
  4. Yet, in the face of global warming, scientists want to plan for a refuge for polar bears. (YaleE360)
  5. Your cell phone can now squeak like an American pika when you download endangered species ringtones. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 9

Written by | February 9th, 2010

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Green your morning with the top 5 enviro-news stories online:

  1. The pika has gone from being the animal most vulnerable to climate change in the United States to not being threatened at all… what happened? (Green Inc.)
  2. Has the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) been sloppy with its science? (NY Times)
  3. No more greenwashing says the FTC… companies will need to start making eco-claims that are truly meaningful. (The Vine)
  4. Check out this clip from a new ocean film featuring the White Shark Cafe, a favorite hang-out of great white sharks. (Treehugger)
  5. If you live in the Windy City, you can now charge your electric car at a station powered by… wind, of course. (EcoGeek)
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