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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: Thursday, May 23

Written by | May 23rd, 2013

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Happy World Turtle Day! (What? You didn’t know?)

  1. To celebrate World Turtle Day, here are 11 of the many critically endangered turtle species. (TreeHugger)
  2. These cities are expected to be the hardest hit by climate change. (Grist)
  3. A glow-in-the-dark cockroach? The world’s tiniest frog? That’s right, folks, here are the top 10 new species discovered in 2012. (Mongabay)
  4. The mysterious fungus that caused the Irish Potato Famine has been identified. (MNN)
  5. It’s yummy, it’s popular, it’s good for you — but is that Greek yogurt hurting the environment? (The Week)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 14

Written by | January 14th, 2013

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What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. In case you missed it: Last week, the New York Times announced that it’s shuttering its environmental desk. (DotEarth)
  2. No matter where you were living, 2012 was a pretty hot year. (EcoGeek)
  3. This meat-lover takes a vegetarian challenge. Think you could handle it? (Grist)
  4. A scary fungus that’s killer for caterpillars could be a life-saver for humans. (Mongabay)
  5. The USDA just invested $25 million into biofuel research and development. (CleanTechnica)
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