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The Green Buzz: Thursday, June 20

Written by | June 20th, 2013

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Trust me, if you’re from Massachusetts, Maryland or New York, you’re going to like today’s green news.

  1. How solar-friendly is your state? Bay Staters earn bragging rights! (TreeHugger)
  2. Talk about an extreme nuptial gift — see what male fishing spiders “give” their mates. (National Geographic)
  3. Naked mole rats may hold cancer-fighting clues. (NY Times)
  4. Batteries of the future: environmentally-friendly, efficient and made out of wood? (Clean Technica)
  5. This fishing method is wiping out bluefin tuna. (Huffington Post Green)

The Green Buzz: Monday, February 25

Written by | February 25th, 2013

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Sure, the internet is buzzing with Oscar news, but we’re buzzing about the weekend’s top green news.

  1. Nice hiding spot! Ancient continent found under the Indian Ocean. (BBC)
  2. Every Monday should start with a cute penguin cam. (Mother Nature Network)
  3. My, what a long neck you have. How dinosaurs grew the world’s longest necks. (Science World Report)
  4. Another impact of a hotter, wetter climate: a loss in labor capacity. (Guardian)
  5. The San Francisco 49ers turn to the sun for power in their new stadium. (Clean Technica)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 2

Written by | October 2nd, 2012

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Shrinking fish, extreme weather and green colleges — we’ve got today’s top green news stories for ya.

  1. Careful. Your jaw may drop at these photos of seriously extreme weather. (NASA)
  2. IKEA will be the first retailer to sell only LED lights. (Clean Technica)
  3. Pop quiz: can you guess America’s greenest colleges? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral cover in the past 27 years. (Mongabay)
  5. Fish size shrinking due to climate change. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 11

Written by | September 11th, 2012

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The Pope takes his new electric car out for a spin in today’s green news roundup.

  1. Can you guess what the world’s shiniest living thing is? (Discover Magazine)
  2. Meet the 100 most endangered species on the planet. (CNN)
  3. The Pope goes green in his new electric car. (Clean Technica)
  4. Here’s a simple idea: wind can power the world. (Mongabay)
  5. How does an Antarctic mollusk reproduce in a cold ocean? Switch sexes. (BBC Nature)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 7

Written by | June 7th, 2012

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It’s a brilliant, tech-filled morning in the world of green news!

  1. Check out this new app that will help you track utility usage (and save energy) all throughout the day. Genius. (Green)
  2. One for the history books: A solar plane has completed its first intercontinental flight. (National Geographic)
  3. A Virginia couple set a world record for the longest drive on a single tank of gas. How far do you think they got? (CleanTechnica)
  4. Maybe you saw the transit of Venus across the Sun from Earth, but did you see it from the Space Station? (Discovery News)
  5. Recycled pee: are we ignoring a potential solution to the freshwater crisis? (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 2

Written by | May 2nd, 2012

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Volcanoes, sardines and bees take the spotlight in today’s green news.

  1. Family disputes create rebel bees. (BBC)
  2. Which U.S. cities top the list for the best transit systems? (Clean Technica)
  3. Bookstores are sprouting with children’s books about the environment. (Washington Post)
  4. Should we stop eating sardines? (Grist)
  5. Yellowstone supervolcano eruptions may be more frequent than thought. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 25

Written by | April 25th, 2012

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From mad cows to fast cars, we’ve got your green news this morning.

  1. The USDA has found a case of mad cow disease in California. (AP)
  2. The Federal Government made the first arrest in the BP Oil Spill. (Washington Post)
  3. Researchers propose that we start sending Cinderella species to the conservation ball. (Green)
  4. They say you don’t even have to like cars to like the Ferrari – and now you can like the new Ferrari Hybrid, too. (Clean Technica)
  5. A new species has been found on the island of Papua New Guinea: meet the Bumblebee Gecko. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 30

Written by | March 30th, 2012

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I’m pretty sure that if you make it 63 years, you win the game of hide and seek.

  1. A long-fingered frog, last seen in 1949, has come out of hiding. (Huffington Post)
  2. New tool predicts Amazon deforestation a year before it happens. (Mongabay)
  3. A controversial pesticide has been linked to global bee decline. (Wired)
  4. Live, interactive wind energy map looks like a living van Gogh painting. (Clean Technica)
  5. New data from an historic sea level rise may help predict effects of climate change. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 27

Written by | February 27th, 2012

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Today we learn that the sky is actually falling.

  1. Over the last 10 years, clouds are floating lower to Earth. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. More research links BPA to heart disease. (TreeHugger)
  3. Can you name the most frugal city in America? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. Try these 5 road-tested ways to save money on gasoline. (Daily Green)
  5. M&Ms melt in your month, not in Mars’ new solar garden. (Clean Technica)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 3

Written by | February 3rd, 2012

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These should get you through the weekend.

  1. States are requiring insurance companies to plan for climate change. (Grist)
  2. Nissan is shipping it’s electric cars on a low-emission, solar-diesel ship. (Clean Technica)
  3. A special powder will soon be able to turn your grass clippings into solar cells. (Future of Technology)
  4. The worst spate of stranded dolphins in a decade on Cape Cod baffle scientists. (Guardian)
  5. After 20 years, Russian drill nears 14-million-year-old Antarctic lake. (Wired)
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