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Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 20

Written by | May 20th, 2011

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Where else will you find a giant armadillo and reverse lightning?

  1. See how camera traps are giving rare glimpses of species like the giant armadillo and the jaguarundi. (Mongabay)
  2. We’re learning how 50-mile-high jets of lightning shoot from Earth up to space. (Wired Science)
  3. Which states are the leaders in green energy and where does yours rank? Check the list. (Green House)
  4. The 2011 Atlantic hurricane forecast is out, and it doesn’t look good. (The Daily Green)
  5. Experts fear that a pod of 100 whales circling off Scotland is about to beach themselves. (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 18

Written by | May 18th, 2011

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Who wants green news?

  1. In India, a ban on medicine for cows is saving vultures’ lives. (Wired)
  2. The US Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled a plan to protect bats from white nose syndrome. (LA Times)
  3. Here’s how to boost recycling rates in schools. (The Daily Green)
  4. Researchers discovered nine new marine species off the coast of Bali. (Green House)
  5. A new study says that 1/3 of the food produced for human consumption is wasted. (Triple Pundit)

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: Monday, April 11

Written by | April 11th, 2011

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Cure your case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. Scientists discovered a new species of rhino…and it’s already close to extinction. (Mongabay)
  2. The operators of a Japanese nuclear plant say now it will really stop pumping radioactive water into the ocean. (Reuters, via Huffington Post Green)
  3. Is goat meat a “more ethical” alternative to beef? (Treehugger)
  4. Don’t toss or recharge batteries– wear them. (Green House)
  5. Crops for animal feed are destroying Brazilian savanna, says a new report. (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 1

Written by | April 1st, 2011

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Yeah, we know what day it is, but we’re pretty sure these links are real:

  1. Insect-eating bats are worth at least $3 billion to U.S. agriculture, and perhaps much more. (Wired)
  2. Speaking of eating insects, that could be a big part of the human diet in the UK by 2020. (Guardian Eco)
  3. Now there’s no excuse. Check out the manifesto for lazy gardening. (Treehugger)
  4. See NASA’s first pictures of Mercury taken from orbit. (National Geographic)
  5. USDA unveils the 60 products that will carry the new “BioPreferred” label. (Green House)

 

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 30

Written by | March 30th, 2011

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Bats and frogs and phone apps, oh my!

  1. The United States slips behind China and Germany on green energy. (Green House)
  2. What can be done to save bats from white-nose syndrome? (YaleE360)
  3. Being poisonous keeps frogs in shape. (Wired)
  4. For greens on the go: here are seven travel apps worth checking out. (Treehugger)
  5. National Telework Week nets nearly $3 million in savings. (Greener Computing)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2011

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Which do you want first, the good green news or the bad green news?

  1. Thousands of endangered rockhopper penguins are coated in oil after spill. (Green)
  2. A rare leopard was burned alive by an angry mob in India. (Treehugger)
  3. A newly discovered saber-toothed beast was vicious looking, a vegetarian. (National Geographic)
  4. How much should Japan worry about nuclear food? (Grist)
  5. A builder is making solar panels a standard feature in new homes. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 15

Written by | March 15th, 2011

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What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. Who’s afraid for/of the big bad wolf? asks our lead scientist, Sanjayan. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Camera traps reveal the secret world of wild animals. (Wired Science)
  3. Keep these 15 conservation issues on your radar. (Mongabay)
  4. Ask Umbra says that nail polish isn’t that great for you or for the environment. (Grist)
  5. Americans are more supportive of offshore drilling than they were a year ago, according to a new Gallup poll. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2011

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It’s a new day over at nature.org, and a bird named Wisdom is a new mom.

  1. A new study says that self-described Republicans are less skeptical of “climate change” than they are of “global warming.” (Mongabay)
  2. A 60-year-old Laysan albatross named Wisdom is a new mom. (Green)
  3. This rooftop garden provides produce for the supermarket below. (Treehugger)
  4. Thanks to gas drilling, Wyoming out-smogs Los Angeles. (Green House)
  5. The European Union plans to cut emissions by 80% by 2050. (AP, via Huffington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2011

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The Cool Green Morning wants to say one word to you. Just one word. Plastics.

  1. Americans have twice as much BPA in their bodies as Canadians. (Green House)
  2. This group says BPA-free plastic isn’t enough. And they think they have a solution. (NPR)
  3. Super-elusive leopard is caught on film for the first time ever. (Treehugger)
  4. 22 years later, the Exxon Valdez case is back in court. (New York Times)
  5. Engineered viruses boost memory recall in mice. (Wired Science)
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