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The Green Buzz: Friday, November 22

Written by | November 22nd, 2013

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Ever wondered what it would be like to hug a lion? Then read today’s green news.

  1. The Lion Whisperer wants you to know that lions are in trouble, but we can’t get over the video of him hugging and snuggling with lions. (Huffington Post)
  2. Almost half of the Greenpeace activists being held in Russia are out on bail. (Environmental News Service)
  3. The U.S. and China are talking about climate change together, and that is a good thing. (New York Times)
  4. Especially for this country, which is about to be wiped out by climate change. (BusinessWeek)
  5. De-extinction technology is here, and a frog is its first project. (Guardian)

Nature Photo of the Week: Devious Frog

Written by | August 1st, 2013

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The expression on this devious frog’s face is priceless. Tight smile, clenched hands, doesn’t he look like he’s up to no good? Too funny! Thank you to Flickr photographer D90Freak for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 7

Written by | November 7th, 2012

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In case you missed it…

  1. Obama has held onto the presidency, and says our nation is threatened by a warming climate. (Treehugger)
  2. If you live on the coast, protection from the sea is possible — but expensive. (NPR)
  3. Antibiotic-resistant superbugs have been found in wastewater treatment plants whose treated effluent is used to irrigate and fertilize fields. (Baltimore Sun)
  4. Check out this very well-done infographic on what goes into — and potential risks of — the fracking process. (NPR)
  5. A new frog species has been discovered in Sri Lanka. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 15

Written by | March 15th, 2012

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Extra, extra! Read today’s top green news stories.

  1. How eco-friendly is your bike? (Guardian)
  2. Nearly 4 million Americans live in homes more prone to flooding from rising sea levels. (Washington Post)
  3. New species of frog calls NYC home. (Wired Science)
  4. Federal judge rejects lawsuit to stop wolf hunting. (New York Daily News)
  5. Relief! Amazon plant cures toothaches . (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 6

Written by | March 6th, 2012

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Climate changes claims another victim in today’s green news: ice hockey.

  1. The world’s most toxic frog gets a new reserve in Colombia. (Mongabay)
  2. Robotic “Cheetah” has set a new world speed record. (BBC)
  3. Climate change may mean the end of ice hockey in Canada. (Guardian)
  4. Alien species invade Antarctica? (Discovery News)
  5. Adobe launches new software to cut printing by 40%. (Green Biz)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 26

Written by | January 26th, 2012

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Today we learn that Facebook’s roots go way, way back.

  1. Pass the veggies. School lunches get a makeover. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. What do Tanzania’s Hadza people and Facebook have in common? (MSNBC)
  3. See the Earth in high-definition. (PhysOrg)
  4. Remodeling an old building is greener than building a new one. (Grist)
  5. Frog perfume? Madagascar frogs use more than just sight and sound to communicate. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 12

Written by | January 12th, 2012

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Green your morning with today’s top cool green news stories.

  1. Looking to relocate? A new island pops up in the Red Sea. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Wyoming gets bragging rights: plans begin for North America’s largest wind farm. (TreeHugger)
  3. Say goodbye to packaged foods. (Grist)
  4. Meet the world’s smallest invertebrate — you may need your glasses! (Discovery News)
  5. The FAA makes an exception: aircraft leads whooping cranes on their migration. (Washington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 16

Written by | December 16th, 2011

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Washing machines may be a thing of the past.

  1. New fabric eliminates stains and dirt when exposed to sunlight. (TreeHugger)
  2. Medical research on chimpanzees has been suspended. (TG Daily)
  3. The war over wolves continues in the West. (Green)
  4. A frog the size of a Tic Tac has been discovered. (Mongabay)
  5. Earthquake sensor devices have a new use: tracking endangered fin whales. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 13

Written by | December 13th, 2011

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Walking fish puts a chink in the evolution chain.

  1. New species of frog sings like a… bird? (Mongabay)
  2. The lungfish suggests walking originated underwater. (Science World)
  3. Scientists are learning how to kill trees — in the name of science, of course. (Green)
  4. 16% of the species in “Finding Nemo” face the threat of extinction. (Washington Post)
  5. Solar energy gives students in developing countries access to technology. (TreeHugger)

Nature Photo of the Week: It’s Easy Being Green

Written by | November 11th, 2011

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Wow, look at how that lovely shade of purple really makes this frog’s eyes pop! The green and purple color combination in this photograph is just perfection. Thanks to Flickr user snoopydoobiedog for this great nature shot and thanks for sharing it with The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured […]

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