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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 3

Written by | May 3rd, 2012

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We’ve got a great mix of green news headline for you today.

  1. The best rainforest destinations you haven’t visited — yet. (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Controversial study shows how dangerous forms of avian influenza could evolve in the wild. (Nature)
  3. Climate change is causing plants to flower faster than scientists predicted. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. New species discovery: “rebel” coelacanth stalked ancient seas. (National Geographic)
  5. Find your green momma a gift in TreeHugger’s Mother’s Day gift guide. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 23

Written by | January 23rd, 2012

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Worried about the H5N1 flu? You have 60 days to get a mask.

  1. Controversial bird flu research put on hold. (Wired Science)
  2. Climate change may claim another victim: California’s cattle rangelands. (Green)
  3. Do the feathers in your down comforter come from live or dead birds? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. An arctic ribbon seal flops up to a Seattle resident’s dock. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Washington, DC takes the prize for the most LEED-certified buildings. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 18

Written by | November 18th, 2011

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We’ve got something for everyone: from a frog returning from extinction to the planet’s largest mass extinction.

  1. The Hula painted frog, declared extinct in 1996, has been seen for the first time in 50 years. (Metro)
  2. The mystery of the vanishing jumbo squid species, which disappeared in 2010, has been solved. (MSNBC)
  3. A life of monogamy has a hidden benefit for greylag geese. (Wired Science)
  4. 252 million years ago more than three-quarters of life on Earth was killed off. Was climate change to blame? (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Recent bird flu research may be kept secret over bioterrorism fears. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2011

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Irene looked a lot nicer from space.

  1. Cool video: Watch Hurricane Irene’s birth and death from space. (Wired)
  2. Panda poop may hold the key to major a breakthrough in biofuels. (TreeHugger)
  3. Did Irene’s floodwaters cause less visible environmental damage? (Green)
  4. Bird flu fears are on the rise as a mutant strain hits China, Vietnam. (BBC)
  5. A grizzly is being blamed for the death of a hiker in Yellowstone. (LA Times)
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