Tag: chimpanzees

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, December 4

Written by | December 4th, 2013

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In today’s green news, whales, chimps and cows – oh my!

  1. A pod of pilot whales is stranded off the Everglades’ coast and marine experts are trying to figure out why. (CBS Miami)
  2. Should chimps have human rights? If that will free this one from a captive shed, then yes, says the Nonhuman Rights Project. (MNN)
  3. What do gassy cattle have to do with extracting natural gas?  Turns out, quite a bit. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Early warning systems are key to saving us from the nasty effects of climate change, says a new study. (Bloomberg)
  5. A new startup could making purchasing solar energy as easy as booking travel. (Huffington Post)

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, June 12

Written by | June 12th, 2013

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There’s happy news for chimps in today’s green news.

  1. Lab testing on chimps may be ending in the U.S. (Treehugger)
  2. Bloomberg unveiled a massive plan to protect the Big Apple from future effects of climate change. (Huffington Post)
  3. But we’re sure it would help to have the world get on track with its climate goals. Here’s how one study says it can. (Grist)
  4. Those bird apps that mimic birdsong? They’re harming birds. (BBC News)
  5. Proposed housing development + existing (and massive) bat cave = major debate. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 24

Written by | October 24th, 2012

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Urban coyotes, oxen for dinner and chimpanzees that innovate — we’ve got your cool green news this morning.

  1. Wile E. Coyote they aren’t: Urban coyotes are becoming more prevalent. Can we live with them? (Green)
  2. The climate scientist who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore has sued multiple organizations for defamation. (MNN)
  3. A college plans to slaughter and serve a pair of oxen in Vermont that live on a sustainable farm, amid protests. (NPR)
  4. They may not be behind the mini-iPad, but chimpanzees are innovators — and they’re improving all the time. (Discovery)
  5. The debates are finally over and many are wondering why the deafening silence on climate change. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 16

Written by | December 16th, 2011

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Washing machines may be a thing of the past.

  1. New fabric eliminates stains and dirt when exposed to sunlight. (TreeHugger)
  2. Medical research on chimpanzees has been suspended. (TG Daily)
  3. The war over wolves continues in the West. (Green)
  4. A frog the size of a Tic Tac has been discovered. (Mongabay)
  5. Earthquake sensor devices have a new use: tracking endangered fin whales. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 28

Written by | September 28th, 2011

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Green news time:

  1. A new study indicates warmer summers and less snowy winters are in store for Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. (National Parks Traveler)
  2. Our marine scientist Stephanie Wear offers 21 tips to lower your energy bill. (Whole Living)
  3. A major restoration project could bring back a long-degraded wetland to California’s Santa Cruz Island. (Los Angeles Times)
  4. Seven “retired” lab chimpanzees are experiencing the outdoors for the first time. (Treehugger)
  5. Canada’s Arctic ice shelves have halved in size over the past six years. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 28

Written by | January 28th, 2010

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Your daily cup of the coolest green news online is brewed and piping hot:

  1. DNA testing could help cut down on the smuggling of chimpanzees. (Extinction Countdown)
  2. Solar-powered bibles are the latest green-tech contribution to Haiti. (Good Clean Tech)
  3. Will biodiversity soon be as hotly debated as climate change? (Earth Watch)
  4. David Roberts admits to major cynicism over Obama’s State of the Union address on the topics of energy and climate change. (Grist)
  5. Thoreau wasn’t just hanging out in the woods writing… his observations of plants are proving useful to scientists studying climate change today. (Conservation Journal Watch)
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