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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2013

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In today’s Green Buzz: massive mushrooms, monogamous mammals and more!

  1. Cute animal video alert! Bears attend impromptu back-scratching party. (TreeHugger)
  2. Why has monogamy evolved in mammals? Hint: it’s not because of love. (Discovery News)
  3. Discovered: a massive 33-pound fungus. Holy mushroom! (Huffington Post)
  4. Wolves return to Yellowstone National Park and the grizzly bears are happy. (BBC)
  5. Snow leopards and wild yaks becoming ‘fashion victims.’ (The Guardian)

The Green Buzz: Friday, March 8

Written by | March 8th, 2013

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Today we’re buzzing about everything from global warming to green fashion.

  1. It’s native frog vs. invasive toad in a head-to-head battle. Can the good guys win? (Scientist)
  2. Fashionistas can go green with “zero-deforestation” handbags. (Mongabay)
  3. It’s hot — as in, hasn’t-been-this-hot-since-the-Ice-Age hot. (NY Times)
  4. International ban on polar bear trade rejected. (Los Angeles Times)
  5. The average commute time in the U.S. is… (can you guess?) (TreeHugger)

The Green Buzz: Friday, February 15

Written by | February 15th, 2013

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Here’s some green news to help you pass the time until the asteroid hits.

  1. One fifth of the world’s reptile species are threatened with extinction. (Mongabay)
  2. Young at heart? World’s oldest wild bird hatches chick at age 62. (TreeHugger)
  3. Traces of anti-anxiety drugs that end up in our rivers may affect fish behavior. (NY Times)
  4. You won’t believe what happens to a sea slug after mating. (National Geographic)
  5. Can collaborative fashion change the way we approach clothing? (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 10

Written by | April 10th, 2012

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Today we learn if it’s possible to make ethics and fast-fashion synonymous.

  1. Sometimes it’s tough being a small [forage] fish in a big pond. (New York Times)
  2. Take a sneak peek at H&M’s sustainability report. (Guardian)
  3. Can you predict a monkey’s social status by looking at its genes? (Scientific American)
  4. The bottom of a human shoe is to blame for a bat-killing fungus. (Discovery News)
  5. Is there hope for Sumatran rhinos? (Mongabay)

Today’s Greatest Fashion Comebacks

Written by | November 10th, 2011

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Our scientists came up with a list of nature’s greatest comebacks and that got us thinking of other big ones. Here are some hot styles that you thought were long gone.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 6

Written by | October 6th, 2011

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The legendary Steve Jobs passed away last night. We’re iSad about it, too.

  1. The world turns to the very devices Steve Jobs created to mourn his death. (Washington Post)
  2. Footballs and solar panels: two NFL teams green their stadiums. (Clean Technica)
  3. Mattel reveals their new sustainable packaging goals. Barbie and Ken celebrate! (Business Green)
  4. Heirloom-produce loving eaters now have a bigger say in what crops local farmers grow. (Grist)
  5. Americans love their blue jeans, so why not give sustainable denim a try? (The Daily Green)

10 Fashion Tips for Hip Conservationists

Written by | April 27th, 2009

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A president of a major foundation called me late one evening recently to discuss the agenda of a conference we were both attending the next day in Aspen. After going through the details he had one last question: What, he asked a little timorously, should he wear — what was the dress code? It may […]

I Resolve to be Green and Fashionable

Written by | January 20th, 2009

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Think New Year’s Resolutions are just a way to make yourself feel good by pretending that you’re actually going to do something that’s good for you when you’ve never made a habit of doing it in the past? Resolve to be more conscious of what you are buying.

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