Tag: Antarctic

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, August 14

Written by | August 14th, 2013

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Has climate change finally had a positive effect on something? We’re buzzing about it in today’s green news.

  1. Kudzu vs. goats. Goats win! Invasive plants have met their match in Washington, DC. (Grist)
  2. This toothy fish has male skinny-dippers in Scandinavia on edge. (CNN)
  3. Climate change triggers growth spurt in two of California’s iconic trees. (LA Times)
  4. Bone-eating worms thrive in the Antarctic. (Nature)
  5. They may be small, but they’re mighty. Stowaway ants on the loose. (BBC Nature)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 13

Written by | October 13th, 2011

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LEED standards have been raised several times over the years. Now, it’s time to do that again.

  1. In response to criticisms, the U.S Green Building Council will implement major upgrades in LEED certification standards in 2012. (Matter Network)
  2. Protesting and tweeting — see how Occupy Wall Street is raising the social media bar. (Clean Technica)
  3. Sustainable products will be mainstream by 2020, says new report. (TreeHugger)
  4. The Himalayas and Antarctic could supply enough energy to become the ‘Saudi Arabias of solar power’. (TG Daily)
  5. Despite a nasty reputation, piranhas seem to bark more often than bite. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 19

Written by | August 19th, 2011

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Are you looking for 5 green links to jump-start your day? Well then, get started:

  1. Wildlife cams are providing a unique view on animals and their habitat. (Green)
  2. A fishing ban in Mexico helps restore a species–but is it enough? (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. This cool new map of ice movement in Antarctica should help climatologists studying the region. (BBC)
  4. Some 180,000 families in North America are living off the grid. Wo-hoo, no electric bills! (Clean Technica)
  5. The weather in 2011 cost a lot of money in damages–$35 billion and counting. (The Daily Green)
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