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The Green Buzz: Thursday, November 7

Written by | November 7th, 2013

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Restored rivers, place-based beer, and “Blackfish” all in today’s green news.

  1. Mozambique’s former president is working to curb rhino poaching by eliminating extreme poverty. (Bloomberg)
  2. A huge restoration project has finally freed the Penobscot River for the first time in 200 years. (CBS News)
  3. Craft brewers say something is missing from craft beer: a connection with the landscape. (NPR)
  4. “Blackfish” has exposed the dark side of Sea World, whose stocks are taking a hit. (Market Watch)
  5. Voters in Colorado tell the fracking industry to back off. (Grist)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, May 7

Written by | May 7th, 2013

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Serving up lots of cool, breaking green news today. Read on!

  1. Would you like a side of mercury with that? Arctic foxes on the decline due to their diet. (BBC Nature)
  2. Case closed: climate change, not aboriginal people, killed off Australia’s megafauna. (The Australian)
  3. In cool bat tongue news, high-speed video reveals interesting feeding technique. (Scientific American)
  4. Jackson Pollock, watch your back. This retired race horse is now an abstract painter. (Discovery News)
  5. And today’s green news wouldn’t be complete without THE guide to sustainable beer. Cheers! (Grist)

The Green Buzz: Monday, February 4

Written by | February 4th, 2013

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You’ll never look at Fluffy the same way again.

  1. Kitties=stone-cold killers. (Conservation Magazine)
  2. Two new bills floating around the Montana legislature propose zero tolerance… for wild bison. (Green)
  3. Thanks to Google Street View, you can now hike the Grand Canyon without hiking the Grand Canyon. (Treehugger)
  4. This eco-friendly brewery is powered by beer. (Humans, use caution.) (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Japan’s whaling industry: “dead in the water”? (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 7

Written by | May 7th, 2012

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In today’s green news, we travel from the farm to the barrel.

  1. Do you know where your favorite beer comes from? (Grist)
  2. Enjoy these super awesome photos of Saturday’s supermoon. (Guardian)
  3. Dinosaurs could have warmed the planet with their flatulence. (BBC Nature)
  4. What if protecting an endangered species had huge economic implications? (Washington Post)
  5. Wow. This floating recycled movie theater is awesome. (Mother Nature Network)

 

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 14

Written by | March 14th, 2012

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green.

  1. Sounds like climate change really has it out for rainforests. (Mongabay)
  2. Say goodbye to Greenland’s giant ice sheet. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Not a drop of beer– or its waste grain– will go to waste if this big-time brewer gets its way. (Grist)
  4. Philadelphia makes a play for the country’s greenest football stadium. Fly, Eagles, fly! (Treehugger)
  5. Starling flocks in flight behave like magnets(?), says a new study. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 7

Written by | October 7th, 2011

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Toast to the upcoming long weekend with a yummy Faithfull Ale from Dogfish Head.

  1. Dogfish Head Brewery is honoring Pearl Jam with a new beer. And they’re honoring The Nature Conservancy too! (Dogfish.com)
  2. A stubborn swamp fire in the Great Dismal Swamp, a damp Virginia bog, has been burning for more than two months. (Washington Post)
  3. Emergency drills are a sign Turkey is doing its part to protect the Mediterranean Sea. (Treehugger)
  4. Are women and adolescent girls in poor countries fundamental in feeding the world? (Guardian).
  5. Attention gardeners: keep your plants alive. Just add batteries. (Treehugger).

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 21

Written by | December 21st, 2009

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The darkest day of the year — here are five hot green links from this morning to light the way: A Christmas tree made from 1,000 beer bottles in Shanghai (Inhabitat) Interesting map of Northern Hemisphere CO2 emissions trends and national pledges to cut those emissions (AP Climate Pool; hat tip: Clean Technica). Is the […]

Raise an Organic Toast to Earth Day

Written by | April 21st, 2009

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Looking for a proper beverage to enjoy (responsibly, of course) on Earth Day? How about an organic beer? I’ve recently been doing some “research” around town in Boise, and have found organic brews to be surprisingly easy to find. Not to mention tasty. There are organic lagers and ambers and India Pale Ales and porters, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 4

Written by | February 4th, 2009

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We managed to get Groundskeeper Willie and beer into this morning’s roundup of online green goodness — we feel like Homer Simpson. (The nuns, the fish that can’t smell, and the Chinese earthquake that humans might have caused…that’s another story.) I Don’t Smell Anything: Ocean acidification might be making clownfish larvae lose their sense of […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Feb. 3

Written by | February 3rd, 2009

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If only because the steam train at Disnelyand is now powered by recycled cooking oil, today is a “glass is half full” kind of day. Check out the green news from cyberspace and decide for yourself. California Needs the Snow: It looks like California is in for another dry season – and possibly the worst drought […]

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