Tag: fruit

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 24

Written by | January 24th, 2013

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In today’s green news we learn that an apple a day keeps landfill waste at bay.

  1. As much as 30% of fresh produce doesn’t make it off the farm. One grocery store aims to change that. (Grist)
  2. Salt Lake City gives Beijing a run for its money when it comes to air pollution. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Fukushima radiation fears still haunt Japan… and us. (LiveScience)
  4. The good news: Greenland melting slows. The bad news: Antarctica doesn’t. (Nature)
  5. From the brink of extinction: elephant seals make a remarkable comeback. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 27

Written by | October 27th, 2011

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What do Paul McCartney, Gisele Bundchen, and Latin superstar Miguel Bosé have in common?

  1. The 6th annual International Green Awards are coming up. What star will win the Best Green Celeb category? (TreeHugger)
  2. Caged orangutans in Indonesia may be getting a one-way ticket to a secluded home on one of northern Sumatra’s proposed “orangutan islands.” (Guardian)
  3. What’s your number? As we await the arrival of our planet’s 7th billion person, see where you stand with this interactive graphic. (Population Action International)
  4. Next month, polar bears steal the spotlight when Coca-Cola turns their iconic red cans white for a new campaign to protect the Arctic. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Huffington Post explores how pigs, pollution and other people taint our fruits and veggies. (Huffington Post Green)

Eating Local, Part 3: Let Someone Else Plant, You Harvest

Written by | April 4th, 2011

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In the third of her series on eating locally-produced food, Sarene Marshall finds a great way for those who don’t have the time or motivation to grow their own to enjoy fresh, local fruits and veggies.

Eat Green: How to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Written by | March 15th, 2011

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Ten years ago, vegetables were her archenemy. Now she’s their biggest cheerleader. Margaret Southern shares tips and tricks to make sure you’re getting enough on your plate.

3 Easy Tips for a Healthy and Delicious (and Green) Thanksgiving

Written by | November 22nd, 2010

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You probably don’t expect cooking tips from the managing director of our global Climate Change Team. Find out why she thinks sustainability and flavor go hand in hand.

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