Tag: Green Biz

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 19

Written by | April 19th, 2011

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Every day is Earth Day when you start it with 5 cool green news links:

  1. Meet a Louisiana shrimper one year after the Gulf oil spill. (The New York Times)
  2. Are women more likely than men to go green? A new study assess the green gender gap. (Green Biz)
  3. What do you think of Richard Branson’s plan to introduce lemurs to his private Caribbean islands–good idea or bad? (BBC)
  4. These posters from the past 4 decades will take you on a journey through Earth Day history. (Red Green and Blue)
  5. Haven’t heard of the mountain bongo? Better get to know it now. (Extinction Countdown)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 7

Written by | April 7th, 2011

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These 5 green news links are worth a read:

  1. The Conservancy’s work with fishermen in California makes headlines. (Triple Pundit)
  2. American consumers are lazy, habitual and confused about how to go green–do you agree? (Green Biz)
  3. What will Richard Branson find at the bottom of the sea? (BBC)
  4. The disaster in Japan could result in more logging of Indonesia’s rainforests. (Mongabay)
  5. Oil will run out in 50 years… then what? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 31

Written by | March 31st, 2011

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Snowstorms in April are not very cool or green, but these 5 news links are:

  1. The future is carbon capture and sequestration, or “tucking carbon into the ground.” (The New York Times)
  2. Why have 7 major companies dropped their support of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative? (Green Biz)
  3. In case you missed Obama’s energy speech yesterday, here’s the re-hash. (Treehugger)
  4. Demand is up, but supply is down for the Toyota Prius. (LA Times)
  5. The best way to reduce your exposure to BPA? Stop eating canned foods. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2011

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How are you celebrating World Water Day? Look back on all our water tips and tell us which ones you tried out.

  1. On World Water Day, ask yourself this: do you respect the ‘elixir of life’? (Huffington Post Green)
  2. The best way to get conservation to the masses might just be through sports. (Green)
  3. Sad news alert: Knut, the world’s most famous polar bear, died suddenly and scientists aren’t sure why. (TIME)
  4. Gray wolves could come off the endangered list in two states. (Extinction Countdown)
  5. This CSR mind map will blow your mind. (Green Biz)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 10

Written by | February 10th, 2011

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Polar bears are on a climate-induced diet while we eat salad in winter…it’s a perplexing world:

  1. A new study reveals a grim future for polar bears–and this video of a starving mom and cubs brings it all home. [Warning: the video is very hard to watch.] (Green)
  2. Green design is helping Nike recycle 82 million plastic bottles into shirts, shoes and more. (GreenBiz)
  3. Sewage as a source of energy–why not? (NY Times)
  4. The global economy depends on healthy ecosystems, says Prince Charles. (Mongabay)
  5. If you’ve eaten a salad recently, you might want to pay attention to Southern California’s water issues. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 25

Written by | January 25th, 2011

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Get your green news in 5 easy links:

  1. The Northeast is the new Artic. Brrrr. (The New York Times)
  2. Dow’s collaboration with the Conservancy is “a small step for a company, a giant leap for critters of all kinds,” says Joel Makower. (Green Biz)
  3. Cyber-thieves hack the Czech carbon registry and make off with $38 million in carbon credits. (Mongabay)
  4. REDD needs to focus on the needs of local people, says a new report. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. One of Obama’s top climate and energy advisers is stepping down–what impact will her departure have? (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 21

Written by | December 21st, 2010

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Gotta love a green news round-up that features His Holiness and Her Deepness:

  1. The other “Person of the Year” award goes to this explorer-oceanographer known as “Her Deepness.” (Treehugger)
  2. Top 10 green stories of the year–can you find the ones that feature TNC? (Grist)
  3. Straight from the WikiLeaks files: the Dalai Lama says we should focus on climate change, not politics, in Tibet. (The Guardian)
  4. Here’s a timely question: how do you know if your package was shipped green? (Green Biz)
  5. Tongue twister alert! Hybrid street-sweeper sweeps the streets of NYC. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 7

Written by | December 7th, 2010

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What’s hiding on your pantry shelves…perhaps something cool and green?

  1. Wildlife crossings have come a long way from the narrow tunnel under the highway…check out these design finalists. (Treehugger)
  2. Is Jonathan Franzen’s new book Freedom, which features a fictional Nature Conservancy employee, the Silent Spring of today? (Grist)
  3. China beats the United States in these 7 green technologies. (Green Biz)
  4. Alaskan wildlfires are burning more intensely due to climate change, says a new study. (Green)
  5. Better check your cupboards for ‘undiscovered’ species of flowering plants…scientists think there could be as many as 35,000 out there. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 3

Written by | December 3rd, 2010

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And you thought your Friday couldn’t get any cooler or greener:

  1. Happy birthday to the EPA–40 years old! What will the next 40 bring? (Green Biz)
  2. Cancun needs a conflict resolution expert, thinks Andy Revkin. (DotEarth)
  3. Cyclists always knew it was true, but now a new study proves it: in the city, bikes are faster than cars. (Treehugger)
  4. Europe decides to keep on trawling. (Green)
  5. Wait, this doesn’t sound right: oil exploration threatens the Seaflower Marine Protected Area in Japan? (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2010

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The last day of the month: time to reflect on your green priorities?

  1. Surprising ways your Thanksgiving turkey was tied to Gulf of Mexico fisheries. (Alabama Press-Register)
  2. The economy vs. the environment–can we move beyond the “either/or” argument? (Green Biz)
  3. A new report says the European economy is at risk from high demand on natural resources. (BBC)
  4. How sustainable palm oil could determine the future of forests in Asia and Africa. (YaleE360)
  5. Q: What becomes of disposable coffee cups? A: TBD, following this Starbucks pilot project. (Green)
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