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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 28

Written by | June 28th, 2011

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5 green questions for your day:

  1. How many people could eat with the food waste from U.S. dumpsters? (Grist)
  2. Love reality cooking shows? Check out this one that aims to help the world. (Dot Earth)
  3. Metal fatigue can cause sudden collapse in airplanes–is there something similar in the Earth’s climate? (Earth Watch)
  4. Sure, lions and tigers are cool animals, but have you heard of these evolutionary wonders? (Wired)
  5. Can a billboard fight air pollution? Maybe if it’s made of plants. (GoodCleanTech)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 21

Written by | June 21st, 2011

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The longest day of the year means you shouldn’t have any trouble getting through all 5 of our cool green news links:

  1. West Palm Beach is drying up… the city says there’s only enough water in the reservoir to last a few weeks. (Treehugger)
  2. Hear what children in Ecuador have to say about growing up in the Amazon rainforest. (BBC)
  3. This headline says it all: “Ocean prognosis: mass extinction“. (Mongabay)
  4. Once you’ve started eating bugs (see yesterday’s news), why not eat weeds too? (The Daily Green)
  5. New LED-equipped fishing nets could cut down on the 7 million metric tons of bycatch (wasted fish). (Good Clean Tech)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2010

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Starting your weekend early? Don’t forget to pack your cool green news!

  1. Another oil spill,this time in the Michigan’s Kalamazoo River — but what’s worse for the water, the oil or Asian carp? (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. And just how common are “smaller” spills like the one in Michigan? (The Vine)
  3. Go beyond a carbon footprint and start tackling your “nitrogen footprint”! (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. Cargill and Unilever announce efforts to provide sustainably-certified palm oil. (Mongabay)
  5. A new satellite map of tree height is helping scientists better estimate carbon storage in Earth’s forests. (GoodCleanTech)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 28

Written by | January 28th, 2010

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Your daily cup of the coolest green news online is brewed and piping hot:

  1. DNA testing could help cut down on the smuggling of chimpanzees. (Extinction Countdown)
  2. Solar-powered bibles are the latest green-tech contribution to Haiti. (Good Clean Tech)
  3. Will biodiversity soon be as hotly debated as climate change? (Earth Watch)
  4. David Roberts admits to major cynicism over Obama’s State of the Union address on the topics of energy and climate change. (Grist)
  5. Thoreau wasn’t just hanging out in the woods writing… his observations of plants are proving useful to scientists studying climate change today. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 21

Written by | December 21st, 2009

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The darkest day of the year — here are five hot green links from this morning to light the way: A Christmas tree made from 1,000 beer bottles in Shanghai (Inhabitat) Interesting map of Northern Hemisphere CO2 emissions trends and national pledges to cut those emissions (AP Climate Pool; hat tip: Clean Technica). Is the […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 29

Written by | July 29th, 2009

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Wasn’t it Michael Caine in the Austin Powers’ movie “Goldmember” who said there are two kinds of people he couldn’t stand — “those who are intolerant of other cultures, and the Dutch”? We don’t take stands on whole peoples here at Cool Green Science — but the Dutch are doing some pretty funky things with […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 8

Written by | April 8th, 2009

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Behold the megamouth shark in the video above — the rarest shark known to man. One was caught in the Philippines recently…where shark meat is considered a delicacy. I think you know where this is going…but at least we have four other hot green links for you this morning, should you not finish our…um, first […]

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