Tag: Grand Canyon

The Green Buzz: Monday, February 4

Written by | February 4th, 2013

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You’ll never look at Fluffy the same way again.

  1. Kitties=stone-cold killers. (Conservation Magazine)
  2. Two new bills floating around the Montana legislature propose zero tolerance… for wild bison. (Green)
  3. Thanks to Google Street View, you can now hike the Grand Canyon without hiking the Grand Canyon. (Treehugger)
  4. This eco-friendly brewery is powered by beer. (Humans, use caution.) (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Japan’s whaling industry: “dead in the water”? (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2012

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Extra, extra, get your green news here!

  1. Global sea levels have risen almost half an inch since 1992. (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Delhi and Shanghai aim to reduce plastic trash. (Green)
  3. Botswana bans wildlife hunting — controversy to ensue? (BBC News)
  4. Age ain’t nothing but a number, right? Debate continues over the age of the Grand Canyon. (Washington Post)
  5. And finally, we end with poop-related green news: a sewage-powered robot cleans wastewater. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 31

Written by | July 31st, 2012

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Today I’ve got Elton John’s “I’m Still Standing” stuck in my head. Let me explain:

  1. 40+ years later and the Apollo moon landing flags still stand. (BBC)
  2. Harbor seals — are they carrying the next flu epidemic? (Discovery News)
  3. To build or not to build. That is the question heard throughout the Grand Canyon. (Green)
  4. Promising minority students get a taste of a career in conservation. (NY Times)
  5. 3000 new species of amphibians found in the past 25 years. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2012

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Green sidewalks? Yep, the rumors are true.

  1. New sidewalk slabs create energy from your footsteps. (Green Building Elements)
  2. Banned: uranium mining in the Grand Canyon. (USA Today)
  3. A hungry flower gobbles up worms… underground. (Mongabay)
  4. “Extinct” giant tortoise may not be extinct after all. (TIME)
  5. Lizards advance robot design — one tail at a time. (PCWorld)

The Arizona Wildfires

Written by | June 10th, 2011

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The editor of Arizona Highways magazine describes his shock and sorrow at the blaze that’s already consumed some 336,000 acres of forests in the eastern part of the state.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2011

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Congrats to William and Kate! We know the couple tried their best to keep it green but …

  1. Mostly due to air travel, the carbon footprint of the royal wedding is huge. (Treehugger)
  2. With the advancement in precise digital tools, why are tornadoes still so hard to predict? (New York Times)
  3. New evidence, in the form of an anomaly, gives clues to how the Grand Canyon was formed. (HuffPostGreen)
  4. An experiment suggests that ecosystem collapses could be predicted. (BBC)
  5. Removing nearly 30,000 “ghost pots” is helping restore crab populations in the Chesapeake. (LA Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 15

Written by | April 15th, 2011

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Reading 5 green news links isn’t taxing at all.

  1. Which state is the greenest? Check the list and see where yours is ranked. (Green House)
  2. Australian mathematicians say some endangered species are “not worth saving.” (Extinction Countdown)
  3. The Grand Canyon and Mt. Rushmore are among national parks threatened by uranium mining. (LA Times)
  4. A bizarre ecosystem has been found hiding in an Antarctic lake. (Discovery News)
  5. You won’t believe what’s used to make this new, sustainable golf ball. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 18

Written by | February 18th, 2011

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Before you start your 3-day weekend check out these 5 cool links:

  1. “Toxic avenger” fish have adapted to survive in horribly polluted waters. (NPR)
  2. Before you open that new box of Tagalongs: Are Girl Scout cookies killing orangutans? (Grist)
  3. Biodiversity in the Grand Canyon is being threatened by demand for uranium. (Guardian Eco)
  4. A tiny island’s invasive “killing machine” has finally been captured. (Treehugger)
  5. Go inside the mystery of the missing moon trees. (Wired Science)
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