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Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 7

Written by | September 7th, 2012

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In today’s green news, we learn another clever use for an old toothbrush.

  1. Hurricane Isaac washes up an unwanted guest: remnants of the Gulf oil spill. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. How do astronauts fix space station problems? With a toothbrush, of course. (Scientific American)
  3. Floating airports — the future of airline travel. (TreeHugger)
  4. Climate change declared “one of the most serious public health threats facing our nation.” (Green)
  5. The rarest large mammal on Earth, the Javan rhino, clings to survival. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 13

Written by | April 13th, 2011

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Squids, octopuses and…robot farmers? Oh my!

  1. Squids and octopuses (octopi?) could suffer life-threatening injuries from ocean noise pollution. (Scientific American)
  2. We all know flying’s not exactly green, but this new airport terminal attempts to green up the wait. (Green)
  3. A new study finds that the process of fracking is worse than coal over a 20-year period (but it’s about equal over a century). (Mongabay)
  4. Robot farmers might be feeding us in the future. (Discovery News)
  5. The US could collect a million megawatt hours of electricity annually by adding hydropower capacity at 70 of its existing dams and other water control structures, says a new report. (EcoGeek)
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