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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 21

Written by | June 21st, 2011

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The longest day of the year means you shouldn’t have any trouble getting through all 5 of our cool green news links:

  1. West Palm Beach is drying up… the city says there’s only enough water in the reservoir to last a few weeks. (Treehugger)
  2. Hear what children in Ecuador have to say about growing up in the Amazon rainforest. (BBC)
  3. This headline says it all: “Ocean prognosis: mass extinction“. (Mongabay)
  4. Once you’ve started eating bugs (see yesterday’s news), why not eat weeds too? (The Daily Green)
  5. New LED-equipped fishing nets could cut down on the 7 million metric tons of bycatch (wasted fish). (Good Clean Tech)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 8

Written by | April 8th, 2010

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Read on for the day’s coolest and greenest news:

  1. Hey, did you hear? The Nature Conservancy’s releasing The Atlas of Global Conservation on Earth Day. (YaleE360)
  2. In less than 40 years, forests in the eastern U.S. declined by 4.1 percent, says a new study. (Mongabay)
  3. Measuring a company’s water footprint isn’t as easy as it probably should be. (Green Inc.)
  4. Since 1990, fishing gear’s been responsible for the accidental deaths of around 8 million sea turtles. (Journal Watch Online)
  5. A coal-carrying ship traveling through a marine protected area (!) runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef, and the crew thinks it’s no big deal. (Treehugger)
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