Tag: emperor penguin

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 14

Written by | January 14th, 2014

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Emperor penguins are climbing cliffs to avoid climate change and forest elephants are making it rain in today’s #greennews.

  1. Four colonies of iconic emperor penguins were spotted climbing cliffs to avoid increasingly rampant ice melt. (Mother Nature Network
  2. Tropical forests play a large role in precipitation around the world and in Congo, they’re bolstered by the eating & excreting of the forest elephant. (BBC)
  3. A recent MIT study projects that 52% of the world’s population in 2050 will live in water-stressed areas. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2013

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Today’s green news features awww-dorable penguin photos. Too cute to miss.

  1. Now that’s a hidden talent: baby sharks sense danger even before they’re born. (Wired)
  2. No ifs, ands or buts about it: 2012 was the hottest year on record in the US. (NY Times)
  3. A previously unknown colony of 9,000 emperor penguins has received its first human visitors. (Guardian)
  4. The race is on to save killer whales trapped under ice off the coast of Canada. (Atlantic Wire)
  5. BP shells out a whopping $1 billion to Gulf oil spill victims. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 22

Written by | June 22nd, 2011

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Do penguins ever pull over and ask for directions?

  1. A new, uncontacted Amazon tribe has been discovered in Brazil. (Treehugger)
  2. An emperor penguin took a wrong turn, is the first in 44 years to visit New Zealand. (Guardian)
  3. Mercedes is making a hybrid popemobile for an upcoming trip to Germany. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. A proposed badger cull has been put on hold in Wales pending scientific review. (BBC)
  5. Does this picture provide evidence of ancient oceans on Mars? (Wired)
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