Tag: Green Biz

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 6

Written by | March 6th, 2012

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Climate changes claims another victim in today’s green news: ice hockey.

  1. The world’s most toxic frog gets a new reserve in Colombia. (Mongabay)
  2. Robotic “Cheetah” has set a new world speed record. (BBC)
  3. Climate change may mean the end of ice hockey in Canada. (Guardian)
  4. Alien species invade Antarctica? (Discovery News)
  5. Adobe launches new software to cut printing by 40%. (Green Biz)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 28

Written by | July 28th, 2011

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The latest and greatest in cool green news:

  1. Here’s a reason why you should stop eating frog legs. (Extinction Countdown)
  2. Will geneticially engineered food crops be a necessity in the future? (Green Biz)
  3. A potential source of renewable fuel: the enzymes in a cow’s stomach. (GoodCleanTech)
  4. Removing non-power-generating dams in the Northeast could help save fisheries. (Grist)
  5. Jeopardy question: What U.S. state produces more grain than the entire country of Canada? (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 14

Written by | July 14th, 2011

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Still hot? Our 5 news links will cool you off!

  1. Will you watch the new Al Gore reality show about climate change? (Green)
  2. You always knew it was true: less really is more, and greener. (Green Biz)
  3. A positive outcome of Fukushima: an increased emphasis on electric cars. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Seeing is believing: scientists rediscover the long-lost Bornean rainbow toad & snap pics to prove it. (Mongabay)
  5. These 7 photographers are saving the planet through their images. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 7

Written by | July 7th, 2011

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Did you get a spot at a Yosemite campground this summer? Lucky you…

  1. Why did Snorkel the gigantic loggerhead turtle get an MRI? (Extinction Countdown)
  2. One phosphate mine in the Saharan desert could disrupt the entire global food supply. (YaleE360)
  3. Take a look at some of the non-human passengers that have traveled on space shuttles. (Wired)
  4. Scalpers are running a racket at Yosemite campsites. (NPR)
  5. “Urban farming” sounds like an oxymoron, but it’s part of a rising sustainable agriculture movement. (Green Biz)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 23

Written by | June 23rd, 2011

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Sports, politics, business…we’ve got all your green news categories covered:

  1. Bruins fans, keep rejoicing: the Stanley Cup finals were the first “water neutral” N.H.L. series. (Green)
  2. Not to name names, but a former vice president isn’t too happy with a certain current president’s record on climate change. (The New York Times)
  3. Green marketing suffers from a lack of humor and other ailments. (Green Biz)
  4. One of the last male Hyacinth macaws is looking for a mate. (Species Extinction)
  5. The Conservancy’s Jeff Opperman ranks the cities that can best adapt to climate change. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 15

Written by | June 15th, 2011

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Today’s green news features American consumers, Australian scientists and Amazon farmers:

  1. A Pennsylvania school district saves $$ and cuts carbon by hiring sheep to mow their lawns. (Treehugger)
  2. Americans “don’t have a clue” about the top green brands on the market. (Green Biz)
  3. Solar employs more people than steel, which means green jobs are a reality. (Grist)
  4. Can sustainable palm oil plantations actually help preserve the Amazon? (YaleE360)
  5. A group of Australian scientists are trying to clarify the climate change conversation. (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 14

Written by | June 14th, 2011

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Instead of two for Tuesday, how about 5 (cool green news links, that is)?

  1. What are the economic and human costs of extreme weather? (Green Biz)
  2. This guy dresses up in 500 plastic bags and calls himself “Bagmonster”–would you believe him? (The New York Times)
  3. See breathtaking photos of weedy seadragons (for real!). (BBC)
  4. A new study says more than 50% of the world’s population lives within 3 km of a freshwater source. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. The Missouri River continues to rise, rupturing two levees on Monday. (HuffPostGreen)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 7

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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Our cool green news bites are E. coli-free, we promise:

  1. Some amazing volunteers are caring for stranded pilot whales in Florida. (The New York Times)
  2. Another argument in favor of carbon markets–they can help reduce forest fires. (Green Biz)
  3. Takeout food in California could get even better, if the styrofoam ban passes. (LA Times)
  4. A Belgian high-speed rail line is now also a 2-mile solar tunnel. (YaleE360)
  5. New study warns that global warming will disrupt food supplies aross the globe. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 26

Written by | May 26th, 2011

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Today’s news will help you go green at home, at school and at the store:

  1. The country’s first large-scale textile recycling program comes to New York, where fashion goes out of style in the blink of an eye. (Green)
  2. More on the third “R”: Can an entire house be recycled? (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Charles Saylan says the U.S. education system is failing to produce environmental citizens. (YaleE360)
  4. What do women really want in a green product? (Green Biz)
  5. Non-cash incentives inspire home owners to make green changes, according to new study. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 19

Written by | May 19th, 2011

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Deforestation, species extinction, primate wars… being green is serious business:

  1. It’s chimpanzee vs. red colobus monkey in Uganda, and it may be a battle to the death. (Extinction Countdown)
  2. Speaking of: scientists disagree over a new study that says species extinction rates from habitat loss are always overestimated. (Dot Earth)
  3. Could the extra CO2 we’re spewing into the atmosphere be converted to fuel? (YaleE360)
  4. Meet a 10-year-old eco-activist who’s battling a fast food chain to save U.S. forests. (Mongabay)
  5. The Yangtze is low, the Mississippi high… what can these rivers tell us about the future of green development? (Green Biz)
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