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The Green Buzz: Monday, June 3

Written by | June 3rd, 2013

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Today we’re talking weather, greenwashing, and fighting deforestation.

  1. Oklahoma has been pummeled by tornadoes — but why? (National Geographic)
  2. A complaint from environmental groups is exposing what exactly is behind those green labels. (The New York Times)
  3. Environmentalists got one major firm to quit greenwashing and deforestation in Indonesia. (NPR)
  4. Need a little inspiration for what activities to do outside? Look no further. (Washington Post)
  5. Texas just passed landmark policy related to the state’s water supply — and it’s good news for this drought-beleaguered state. (Burnt Orange Report)

The Green Buzz: Thursday, February 14

Written by | February 14th, 2013

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You know we have to start the Buzz today with news on chocolate.

  1. Still need to buy your sweetheart something sweet? Check out this guide to ethical chocolate. (Grist)
  2. Be still our beating hearts: a very cool map that shows the potential for U.S. high speed rail. (Guardian)
  3. Want a lesson on courtship? The bower bird has some great teaching points. (Conservancy Talk)
  4. Happy news for Indonesian forests: Asia Pulp & Paper has announced a zero-deforestation policy. (Mongabay)
  5. As world water supplies dry up, desalination is booming. (Bloomberg)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 13

Written by | January 13th, 2012

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Is climate change create a new batch of super animals?

  1. New app will let you monitor home energy use, turn devices off remotely. (TreeHugger)
  2. Birds are flying faster because of climate change, but will it last? (Discovery News)
  3. Climate change may make lizards smarter, if they don’t go extinct. (Mongabay)
  4. A newly discovered lemur climbs out of hiding in Madagascar. (msnbc)
  5. Tourists found a “white,” albino-like penguin in Antarctica. (National Geographic)
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