Tag: eco-friendly

The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 1

Written by | August 1st, 2013

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It’s a new day and a new month, so let’s start it off right with some green news.

  1. Want to get closer to nature? Try following a toddler, for whom “…the dried worm as tragic as a starving polar bear; the walnut shell as mysterious as the queen conch.” (Grist)
  2. Iraq has declared its first national park in the southern marshlands that many call the cradle of civilization. (National Geographic)
  3. Amazon Prime sure is convenient… but is it eco-friendly? (MNN)
  4. The Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy Act has many asking if it’s really time for space environmentalism. (Wired)
  5. The Caribbean has lost 80 percent — that’s right, 80 — of its coral reef cover in recent years. (The Guardian)

Earth Day Twitter Chat: April 19 at 1PM

Written by | April 18th, 2013

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How will you be celebrating Earth Day? Tweet us your Earth Day plans and green tips — and learn some new ideas for getting outside this weekend or on Earth Day, April 22.

Hollywood Turns the Yellow Brick Road Green

Written by | February 28th, 2013

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The Nature Conservancy explored on the set of “Oz: The Great and Powerful” to find out how Hollywood incorporates environmentally friendly practices during production.

Our Greenest Presidents

Written by | February 15th, 2013

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To celebrate President’s Day, we’re taking a look at a few of our nation’s greenest presidents — from Teddy Roosevelt to some surprising picks.

How Can You Live Without Power?

Written by | September 17th, 2012

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The citizens in NBC’s new drama, REVOLUTION, are forced to adapt to a life without power. Will you be ready if the lights go out?

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 9

Written by | November 9th, 2011

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It’s not easy being green.

  1. When it comes to climate change, do your eco-friendly choices really make a difference? (Grist)
  2. So now maybe marine reserves don’t promote coral recovery, according to a controversial new report. (Mongabay)
  3. For the first time in 75 years, an entire genus of mammal may go extinct. (National Geographic)
  4. As the population gets older, carbon emissions may subside a bit…maybe, says a new study. (Green House)
  5. Facebook’s adding solar panels to its new headquarters. Like! (EcoGeek)

Seven Tips for a “Greener” Holiday

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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Seven Tips for a “Greener” Holiday By Margaret Southern The holidays always conjure up a variety of sensory images. For glass-half-full people, maybe you think about the warmth of a crackling fire, the sounds of carolers singing in harmony or the smells of fresh pine. But if you have as much eco-guilt as I do, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 3

Written by | August 3rd, 2011

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You’ll view orthodontists in a whole new light:

  1. Here are seven key shark habitats that need protection NOW. (Treehugger)
  2. Is your apartment building an energy hog? New US regulations will require commercial buildings to measure and disclose their energy usage. (Green House)
  3. Are billion-dollar natural disasters our new normal? (Grist)
  4. After some help from an orthodontist and a year of rehab, Andre, the turtle with the broken shell, will be released back into the wild. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Shoe fanatics: Make your next purchase an eco-friendly one. (The Daily Green)
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