Tag: erosion

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 16

Written by | May 16th, 2012

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It’s breakfast (and cool green news) time.

  1. Do you buy cage-free eggs? Free-range? Pastured? This video will help you determine the difference. (Grist)
  2. Now that you’ve eaten, time to get dressed. Why not choose a pair of sustainable jeans? (Treehugger)
  3. Is genetically-engineered corn what’s killing honey bees in the corn belt? (Huff Post Green)
  4. 14 miles of Hawaiian beaches have disappeared over the last century. What gives? (Green)
  5. Now that’s sustainable: Shredded U.S. currency is being used in cars and trucks. (Environmental News Science)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 4

Written by | January 4th, 2011

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Deforestation’s role in the Haiti earthquake and more jarring green news:

  1. Eating green goes beyond organic, local and vegetarian–this year, try a plate of invasive species. (The New York Times)
  2. And here’s a really good reason to: new research shows invasive species trigger mass extinctions. (National Science Foundation)
  3. Why 2010 was a good year for sharks. (Earth Watch)
  4. Erosion by deforestation and hurricanes could have triggered Haiti’s devasting 2010 earthquake. (Mongabay)
  5. The guest bedroom as metaphor for excess and unsustainability. (Treehugger)
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