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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 3

Written by | January 3rd, 2012

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Happy New Year, greenies!

  1. World’s first hybrid shark found in Australia’s waters. (Discovery News)
  2. Hehe. Scientists are tickling animals to learn how laughter has evolved. (BBC)
  3. China’s city dwellers will be breathing unhealthy air for at least another 20 years. (Guardian)
  4. African elephant ivory trade sadly rises in 2011. (Green)
  5. Ecuador makes a deal and raises $116 million to not drill in the Amazon. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 29

Written by | October 29th, 2010

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Are you ready for some serious reverse trick-or-treating this weekend?

  1. Choc and awe! See why thousands of kids will be giving back Halloween candy. (Grist)
  2. Is the murder of Britain’s largest wild animal a scam? (TreeHugger)
  3. Looks like one of the greenest options for travel is about to get greener. (Green)
  4. Flamingos use “cosmetics” to enhance the color of their feathers. (BBC)
  5. Amazing picture: Is this how the elephant got its trunk? (Sky News)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 17

Written by | September 17th, 2010

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We’ve got pizza, vegetables and a colony of bats. It’s the cool green news:

  1. We’re in the middle of a rare Atlantic hurricane triple header. (Dot Earth)
  2. Does this picture show a tiny new relative of the elephant? (Mongabay)
  3. A NY park is adding a sculpture to attract a colony of bats. (TreeHugger)
  4. Can a pizza topping really reduce cows’ methane emissions and increase milk production? (EcoGeek)
  5. A Georgia farmer is being sued for growing too many vegetables. (Grist)

Community Conservation: Could It Work in North America?

Written by | February 16th, 2010

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“Community-based conservation” is a buzz word these days across the world. But could such conservation work in North America?

Born To Rewild

Written by | March 3rd, 2009

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North America is a land shaped by elephants. (And pronghorns like the one above — but more on that later.) 10,000 years ago — a blink of the evolutionary eye — members of the elephant family like mammoths and mastodons roamed our grasslands, influencing nearly every plant and animal that lived there. They were part […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Jan. 26

Written by | January 26th, 2009

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The first full week of the Obama administration begins with some potential changes to auto-emissions standards. Read on for all the interesting green stuff online this morning: Car Talk: President Obama takes a big step toward tougher auto fuel-economy standards — by reconsidering a waiver requested by 14 states that would allow them to set […]

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