Tag: animal behavior

Nature’s Copycats: Butterflies, Hornets and Orangutans

Written by | August 30th, 2012

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Some say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. For these animals, imitation sure comes in handy in the dog-eat-dog animal kingdom.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 10

Written by | April 10th, 2012

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Today we learn if it’s possible to make ethics and fast-fashion synonymous.

  1. Sometimes it’s tough being a small [forage] fish in a big pond. (New York Times)
  2. Take a sneak peek at H&M’s sustainability report. (Guardian)
  3. Can you predict a monkey’s social status by looking at its genes? (Scientific American)
  4. The bottom of a human shoe is to blame for a bat-killing fungus. (Discovery News)
  5. Is there hope for Sumatran rhinos? (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2011

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Do you really need a hot dog to enjoy a good soccer game?

  1. Here’s a twist to the green sports trend–one UK soccer club bans the sale of red meat at its stadium. (Planet Green)
  2. How much oil will the U.P.S. save by switching from diesel to liquefied natural gas? A LOT. (Green)
  3. Humans are a noisy bunch, and our sounds may be causing wildlife to modify their behavior. (The New York Times)
  4. War, peace and climate conflict–can we resolve our issues? (Earth Watch)
  5. The scene at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico is still oily, reports a University of GA researcher. (Mongabay)
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