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Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2010

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Starting your weekend early? Don’t forget to pack your cool green news!

  1. Another oil spill,this time in the Michigan’s Kalamazoo River — but what’s worse for the water, the oil or Asian carp? (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. And just how common are “smaller” spills like the one in Michigan? (The Vine)
  3. Go beyond a carbon footprint and start tackling your “nitrogen footprint”! (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Cargill and Unilever announce efforts to provide sustainably-certified palm oil. (Mongabay)
  5. A new satellite map of tree height is helping scientists better estimate carbon storage in Earth’s forests. (GoodCleanTech)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 1

Written by | July 1st, 2010

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Ah, the first of the month – a fresh start! What better way to begin than with the best cool green news around?

  1. Nature vs. culture: what if we have to choose in some places? (Green)
  2. Invasive Asian carp are inching their way to the Great Lakes. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. What does Robert Byrd’s death mean for climate and energy legislation? (The Vine)
  4. No more excuses for not biking to the grocery store with this handy bike & shopping cart in one. (Treehugger)
  5. A new law gives big business an advantage over communal land owners in Papua New Guinea. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2010

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Hey, don’t doctors recommend you get at least five servings of greens per day? Well, if green news counts, we’ve got you covered right here:

  1. One potential way to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes: pelicans. (Treehugger)
  2. Ray LaHood, U.S. secretary of transportation, says Americans want alternatives to driving, like walking and biking– and that new transportation policies will reflect that. (Green Inc.)
  3. One volunteer is responsible for planting thousands of trees over 30 years in not-so-leafy San Francisco. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. A new study indicates that we might want to start taking offshore wind energy seriously. (Wired)
  5. The jury’s still out on whether health care reform will lead to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. (CleanTechnica)

Detecting Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

Written by | January 28th, 2010

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Asian carp are now in Lake Michigan — and that’s not good news for the Great Lakes, says Conservancy scientist Lindsay Chadderton. Find out how he and colleagues discovered the invasion!

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 12

Written by | January 12th, 2010

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5. Great. Green. Stories. Online. Now. Below. Read.

  1. Why is “Mr. Global Warming” getting a little hot under the collar? (Climate Feedback)
  2. A leading climate scientist calls on his peers to help delink one-off extreme temperatures from climate change. (Dot Earth)
  3. A sponge-like glass could revolutionize groundwater pollution cleanup. (EcoGeek)
  4. The top 9 viral videos of the enviro movement. (Ecopolitology)
  5. Why we can’t just eat all those Asian carp that are threatening the Great Lakes. (The Vine)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 15

Written by | December 15th, 2009

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Check out the Top 5 green news stories we’re seeing on the web this morning: The site of a former brothel in Nevada could become a free-roaming river and sanctuary for wildlife, with restoration help from The Nature Conservancy (NYTimes). Besides the big climate summit, Copenhagen is a city known for its biking culture. So it makes […]

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