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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 19

Written by | May 19th, 2010

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Green, green, green, with a side of green and topped with a green maraschino cherry. Dig in!

  1. Good news: South Florida’s invasive Burmese pythons unlikely to spread past…south Florida. Bad news: So you live in south Florida… (Conservation Maven)
  2. Kudzu and ozone: No, it’s not the name of a new cosmopolitan. (Journal Watch Online)
  3. What’s it going to take to fix the world’s fisheries? Not that much money, says UNEP. (Blogfish)
  4. Now here’s a really bad oil spill — that’s been going on for 50 years. (The Vine)
  5. Living wall tiles — you know you’ve always wanted some. (Jetson Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 7

Written by | May 7th, 2010

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A brief respite from the oil slick — 5 actually uplifting green stories, picked fresh from the Internet meadow:

  1. What’s it like to sail a boat made of recycled plastic bottles across the Pacific? (Green)
  2. Will the development of green tech obey Moore’s Law? (Green Tech)
  3. The UK elects its first Green Party member of Parliament. (Treehugger)
  4. Just 5 minutes of exercise in nature boosts your mood big time (podcast fr. 60-Second Science)
  5. The world’s biggest beaver dam — you can see it from space (The Telegraph; HT Blogfish)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 12

Written by | March 12th, 2010

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Find yourself tongue-tied at those weekend ice cream socials? Here’s some talking points for you — fresh, cool and…oh, sing the last line with me:

  1. Deep sea creatures — what do they eat down there? Wood, heat and spinach…on a bed of whale carcass, natch. (Blogfish)
  2. Europeans love a new green toilet that separates #1 and #2. (CNET News)
  3. Just how tight are some U.S. Senate offices and the anti-climate action lobby? (Solve Climate)
  4. A new UN climate change group is (surprise!) all white, all male. (Dot Earth)
  5. A U.S. Congressman wants all federal buildings to become bird friendly. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 18

Written by | September 18th, 2009

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Can skyscrapers be bird-friendly? Can we talk about climate change? Can we compost dog waste? Yes we can, yes we can, yes we can, kids — all in this morning’s Coolness. Happy weekend! PETA gives a new 82-story Chicago skyscraper an award for being friendly to birds — incorporating design elements that will minimize bird […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 25

Written by | August 25th, 2009

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  From the serious (climate change in Africa, declining reef fish in the Caribbean) to the not-so-serious (carbon-friendly ice cream? robotic fish to help detect pollution?), our round-up of Cool Green Morning news is sure to help start your day off on a green foot. It’s the new robo-cop of the underwater world: scientists have […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 10

Written by | August 10th, 2009

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Ants attacking honeybees? The Pacific Ocean’s “giant patch of garbage” being a little patchy? Bjorn Lomborg reversing himself on climate change? It’s shaping up to be a “do the opposite” kind of week — and Cool Green Morning kicks it off for you below: The new threat to honeybees? “Rasberry crazy” ants, reports Associated Press […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 16

Written by | June 16th, 2009

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We’ve gone from hope and promise to doom and gloom, all in one short day. Yes folks, this morning’s Cool Green News updates will make you contemplate just how bad the future could be. Read ‘em and weep… then polish up your half-empty glass and send us your message of hope (cause we all need it). A new climate change […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2009

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Climate change, oceans and fish, water in the West… we’ve got all of today’s important topics gathered in one convenient place for you. Enjoy your Cool Green Morning news. Blogfish honors World Oceans Day with a round-up of the best in ocean blogging while over at Grist, Carl Safina offers some insight into why jellyfish are […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 21

Written by | May 21st, 2009

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Grab your coffee, spin the wheel and see where you land. No, this isn’t a game. The above illustration from MIT represents the planet’s warming potential given two scenarios: world leaders enact major policy changes, and world leaders don’t. Read on for this and more Cool Green news. MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 12

Written by | May 12th, 2009

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The birds are chirping, the sun is shining… the only thing missing is your daily dose of top green news stories. Well, look no further. You’ve seen “The Story of Stuff” video, haven’t you? It’s become a big hit in classrooms across the country, so keep up with the kids and check it out (short clip above, full-length version at […]

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