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The Green Buzz: Monday, July 22

Written by | July 22nd, 2013

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Let’s launch into Monday’s green news.

  1. Video: The giant corpse flower has bloomed at the U.S. Botanical Garden. (Science World Report)
  2. A clingy sea turtle that didn’t seem to want to be released has found a new home. (CNN)
  3. Watch how it’s done: a video on the removal of an Oregon dam. (MNN)
  4. June 2013 broke global heat records; 5th hottest month on record. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Bombs dropped on the Great Barrier Reef are insult to an already injured reef. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 9

Written by | February 9th, 2012

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Looking for the worst possible Valentine’s Day present? It might be that new flower.

  1. The global ice melt from the past decade would flood the entire U.S. (TreeHugger)
  2. Wild salmon are not holding up a new study suggests. (Green)
  3. A newly discovered relative of the ‘corpse flower,’ smells like … (National Geographic)
  4. The Americas are on a collisions course with Eurasia, will create next supercontinent. (NPR)
  5. Do we finally know why zebras evolved their black and white stripes? (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 25

Written by | April 25th, 2011

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Seriously, people are standing in line to smell a flower that exudes the scent of rotting flesh?

  1. Do you live in one of the 10 least green states in America? Check the list. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Thousands are flocking to see the “smelly corpse flower” in Switzerland. (BBC)
  3. A Congressional budget bill rider means wolf hunts are returning to Idaho, Montana. (L.A. Times)
  4. London Olympics pollution on pace to land a huge fine from IOC. (Guardian Eco)
  5. Zimbabwe plans to feed elephants to hungry prisoners. (Treehugger)

 

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