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Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 14

Written by | March 14th, 2011

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Replace your one lost hour with FIVE great green reads:

  1. The presence of this creepily well-endowed frog signals a comeback for California’s Garcia River Forest. (Treehugger)
  2. The crisis in Japan raises questions about the safety of nuclear energy. (New York Times)
  3. Samsung introduces a completely solar-powered (and transparent?) television. (EcoGeek)
  4. It turns out there are even fewer great white sharks in the Pacific than scientists thought. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Here’s how mining causes water pollution. (The Daily Green)

Naturally Endowed Frog Signals Nature’s Resilience in California Forest

Written by | March 11th, 2011

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There are roughly 5,000 species of frogs and toads, only two have this particular appendage. Find out why they do, and why their reappearance is so important for the Garcia River.

All for the Sake of Some Frog Legs

Written by | February 5th, 2009

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I have worked in Indonesian conservation for over 15 years, and have a pretty good picture of what’s going on. At least so I thought — until I was confronted with a recent study on the consumption of frog legs. As it turns out, the annual global trade in frogs for human consumption has increased […]

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