Tag: dogs

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 11

Written by | December 11th, 2012

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What’s cool, green and read with your morning coffee? That’s right, it’s Cool Green Morning time.

  1. Take a closer look at the amazing (and hilarious!) courtship rituals of birds-of-paradise. (Wired Science)
  2. Two young activists set out out to save rhinos, one letter at a time. (MNN)
  3. “Archaeology dog” sniffs out the past and locates 100-year-old bones. (National Geographic)
  4. Should doctors warn pregnant women about environmental risks? (Scientific American)
  5. Hurricane Sandy reveals New Jersey’s conspicuously lenient land-use regulations. (Huffington Post Green)

 

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2011

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If the Clean Air Act helps us live longer, just think what a climate change policy could do:

  1. A new federal report paints a grim picture of water resources in the 21st century. (Green)
  2. Australia’s 2009 wildfires may have helped save the rare Buxton silver gum tree. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. Three dogs helped sniff out the habitat of an endangeredVietnamese turtle. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Have you thought about the energy footprint of your web surfing habit? Greenpeace has. (Grist)
  5. In case you doubted the benefits of the Clean Air Act, a new study says it helps you live 4-8 months longer. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 18

Written by | October 18th, 2010

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We’ve got a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. Fearful of West Nile virus, scientists are trapping and vaccinating Santa Cruz Island’s rare scrub jays one by one. (LA Times)
  2. How to purify drinking water without chlorine: add a little silver, cotton and electricity. (CleanTechnica)
  3. A blogger explains why we have to invest in green infrastructure now. (ClimateBiz)
  4. Are toilet seat covers just a waste of paper? (Ask Umbra)
  5. Hey dog owners! Your pooch’s poop could be a source of energy. (The Daily Green)

Attention: Dog Owners

Written by | October 18th, 2010

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A simple trip to the pet store turned completely frustrating for our writer. Find out what was missing, and the alarming impact it could have.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 29

Written by | June 29th, 2010

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In today’s top 5 green news links: the combined efforts of dogs, honey bees and fig trees could save us.

  1. One outcome of the oil spill: the future will be full of Avatar Environmentalists. (Green Biz)
  2. This beats a celebrity sighting at LAX: German airports are using honey bees to monitor air quaility. (The New York Times)
  3. Need proof that canines are a superior species? Researchers have found that dogs are better at finding invasive plants than people. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Plant a fig tree in Borneo and save an endangered species — could it be that easy? (Mongabay)
  5. And… Andy Revkin rounds up more carbon songs. (Dot Earth)

The Nationality of Wild and Domesticated Nature

Written by | April 17th, 2009

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Do dogs have nationalities? Do orangutans have nationalities? And if so, why? Who has got the right to claim them as their own?

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2009

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We’re big on waste this morning — menswear that was once a Diet Coke bottle, how Omega 3s reduce methane from cows, and how the absolutely greenest way to scoop Rover’s poop could save the newspaper business. (Weave all those into a family-appropriate limerick and post it as a comment — we’ll feature it tomorrow […]

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