Tag: Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 29

Written by | March 29th, 2010

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You’re cool, we’re green, it’s morning…let’s get this eco-news party started:

  1. A boat made of 12,000 recyclable plastic bottles is sailing for 3 months…right through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Oh, the irony… (EcoGeek)
  2. Why was a 3rd runway nixed for Heathrow Airport? Hint: Two words, both beginning with “c.” (Ecopolitology)
  3. Clean diesel: Get excited! (The Vine)
  4. You can’t count on anything: Even the federal Energy Star program is “highly vulnerable to fraud.” (GoodCleanTech)
  5. CO2 emissions from the soil are increasing because of…those two words that both begin with “c.” (Journal Watch Online)

One Thing You Can Do to Help Oceans: Use Reusable Plastic

Written by | March 25th, 2010

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The oceans are awash with discarded plastic — and all of it is deadly to marine animals. Conservancy scientist Phil Kramer tells you what you can do to help solve the problem.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 28

Written by | October 28th, 2009

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There are more trees out there than previously thought. Carbon emissions may soon be offset with a text message. Tractor-trailers might be going green (really?). It’s a yucky, rainy morning here in Cool Green Science Land, so let’s brighten it up with some nice, happy (for the most part) green news: Best headline of the […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 28

Written by | August 28th, 2009

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Salmon return to Paris, green consumers are kind of self-centered and maybe even dumb, and it’s illegal to drive without your headlights on in Copenhagen — just a few of the many things we found for you today in Cool Green Morning: Conventional agriculture erodes farmland “at a rate similar to the biggest glaciers and […]

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