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The Green Buzz: Monday, May 6

Written by | May 6th, 2013

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Bikes shares, sea turtles and wildfires are a part of this Monday’s green news.

  1. Want to help fight climate change? Then don’t mention it. At all. (MNN)
  2. The largest bike share is about to begin in the Big Apple! (Huffington Post)
  3. The US won’t jump on the EU’s bandwagon to ban pesticides it blames for honeybee deaths. (The Guardian)
  4. Wildfires are off to an early start in California, and north of LA has been evacuated. (Bloomberg)
  5. Is there a bright future for the Loggerhead sea turtles that are hatching on east coast beaches? (Science World Report)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, February 5

Written by | February 5th, 2013

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From eco-demolition to animal testing, here’s what has caught our eye this morning.

  1. Thailand faces a burden of care over seized exotic wildlife. (New York Times)
  2. A Japanese company has invented a way to demolish skyscrapers from the inside out. (Earth Techling)
  3. A win for the cute and furry: the EU has banned cosmetic testing on animals. (MNN)
  4. These Sandy-struck homes are going back to nature. (Huffington Post)
  5. This San Diego power plant was imploded to make way for a park. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2011

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It’s a new day over at nature.org, and a bird named Wisdom is a new mom.

  1. A new study says that self-described Republicans are less skeptical of “climate change” than they are of “global warming.” (Mongabay)
  2. A 60-year-old Laysan albatross named Wisdom is a new mom. (Green)
  3. This rooftop garden provides produce for the supermarket below. (Treehugger)
  4. Thanks to gas drilling, Wyoming out-smogs Los Angeles. (Green House)
  5. The European Union plans to cut emissions by 80% by 2050. (AP, via Huffington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 8

Written by | March 8th, 2011

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The EU, Japan, China, the Arctic… we’re going ’round the world in 5 cool green news links:

  1. Do energy-efficient products encourage us to use more energy? (Green)
  2. China and the EU see eye-to-eye on curbing carbon emissions. (Earth Watch)
  3. What do earlier blooms of phytoplankton mean for the Arctic food web? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Aww… see photos of the baby Mediterranean monk seal that conservationists just rescued. (BBC)
  5. At Japanese vending machines, you can get a soda and fuel for your electric car. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Feb. 24

Written by | February 24th, 2009

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Today’s news from NASA isn’t good, but we found a few positive nuggets out there in cyberspace — read on for our daily round-up of green news. Waiter, There’s Mercury in My Fish: The U.S., China, India and hundreds of other countries have agreed to develop a global treaty to curb industrial use of mercury. (Hat-tip: Environmental Leader.) Eat Your […]

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