Tag: catfish

10 Animals with Moustaches (in Honor of Movember)

Written by | November 7th, 2013

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The hairy “Movember” craze is hitting the animal world! We’ve spotted 10 animals working on their moustaches. Which ‘stache is your favorite?

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 7

Written by | December 7th, 2012

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It’s Friday. You deserve some particularly nifty green news. We’ve got lions, puns and a bird-eating fish!

  1. Attention “steakholders”: Event aims to bolster the sustainable meat sector. (Green)
  2. Only 32,000 lions remain out of 100,000 roaming Africa in the 1960s. (National Geographic)
  3. Well, you don’t see this everyday. Catfish hunt down… pigeons? (Discover)
  4. Mexico shows us you have to start somewhere — plans to build wave power farms. (TreeHugger)
  5. Do severe weather events and disasters enhance people’s level of belief in climate change? (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 12

Written by | October 12th, 2011

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Giant catfish and invasive species terrorists– this is the stuff nightmares are made of.

  1. Cool or terrifying? Scientists have found humongous (like, 100-lb+) catfish swimming in a French river. (Conservation Magazine)
  2. Banning hybrid vehicles from carpool lanes slows everyone down, says a new report. (Green)
  3. The state of Vermont plans to get 90% of its energy from renewable sources by 2050. (EcoGeek)
  4. But! If the entire country started seriously deploying wind and solar to scale right now, the whole place could run on clean energy by 2026. (Treehugger)
  5. The “War on Terror” may have helped keep terrorists out of the US, but it for sure welcomed invasive species right on in. (Grist)
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