Tag: Fresh Water

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 17

Written by | September 17th, 2012

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Surprise!

  1. A new baby panda! A new baby panda! (Washington Post)
  2. What can running teach us about sustainability? More than you’d probably think. (Grist)
  3. Some species at risk of extinction: zebras, giraffes, peacocks(?) and horses(??). (Treehugger)
  4. American voters! Please care more about freshwater issues. (Scientific American)
  5. In the market for a new-to-you bike? Here are some shopping tips. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2012

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Get your green news on:

  1. Our freshwater scientist and his kids spearheaded a “great steelhead rescue.” (Outside)
  2. It’s called a poodle moth. That’s all you need to know. (Mongabay)
  3. Is Hurricane Isaac stirring up remnants of oil from the Gulf oil spill? (Yahoo)
  4. Get the skinny on the carbon tax. (Grist)
  5. “Free” water comes at a price. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 26

Written by | October 26th, 2011

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Would you trade meat for bugs if it could save the planet?

  1. Our president and CEO, Mark Tercek, says that we need to change the way we talk about nature. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. An unlikely source of carbon emissions: rivers and streams. (Green House)
  3. The Vietnamese rhino is officially extinct. Thanks, poachers. (Mongabay)
  4. Debris from the Japanese tsunami could reach the U.S.– and damage fragile marine habitat and wildlife. (NBC Nightly News)
  5. The latest addition to the food truck craze: sustainable insect cuisine. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 3

Written by | January 3rd, 2011

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Does your new year’s resolution involve keeping up with the latest and greatest in green news? Good.

  1. Another worthwhile new year’s resolution? Sticking to “meatless Mondays.” (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Is your toilet paper leading to the destruction of old-growth forests? (The Daily Green)
  3. Banana peels are dirty-water fighters. (Treehugger)
  4. California’s set to enact a ton of new green laws in 2011. (LA Times)
  5. Extra-credit reading: Check out the 10 “most hopeful” business-related green stories of 2010. (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 7

Written by | April 7th, 2010

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The latest in green news, from laundry detergent to dragons… Today’s Cool Green Morning is certainly not lacking in variety:

  1. Researchers discovered a new species– a fruit-eating dragon– in a highly populated, deforested area in the Philippines. (Mongabay)
  2. A new trend in going green: giving up traditional laundry and dish-washing detergent. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Why closing state parks isn’t the answer to a budget crisis. (The Daily Green)
  4. Migratory birds adapt to climate change by sticking closer to home. (Wired)
  5. A new report finds that U.S. streams and rivers are getting a lot warmer. (YaleE360)
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