Tag: Guardian UK

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 23

Written by | March 23rd, 2012

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Mental note: Cancel that summer tour of British beaches!

  1. UK beach pollution is declining, but one disgusting threat is on the rise. (Guardian)
  2. A mystery monkey from South America is living in a Florida business park. (TreeHugger)
  3. The world’s smallest dolphin species is very near extinction. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Does a critically threatened seabird take single-sex summer vacations? (BBC)
  5. A new supernova in a nearby galaxy is one of the closest ever seen. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2011

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How many toes does it take to hold up the weight of an elephant?

  1. A new oil spill may have released 40,000 barrels of crude. (Guardian)
  2. VIDEO: Watch the last release of tiny penguins rescued from the New Zealand oil spill. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Newly developed ‘solar paint’ could provide power for homes. (TG Daily)
  4. Last seen in 1976, new evidence suggests Javan tigers may not be extinct. (TreeHugger)
  5. A 300 year-old mystery about elephants may have finally been solved. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 9

Written by | May 9th, 2011

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Start your week with off right with 5 cool green news links:

  1. The South is preparing for Mississippi River flooding. See which communities are threatened. (USA Today)
  2. Extinction is likely for the world’s rarest bear subspecies. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. Human activity is causing wildlife to gradually shrink. (Treehugger)
  4. Fisherman in Europe may get paid to fish for plastic in the seas. (Guardian Eco)
  5. Spotted bowerbirds mimic alarm calls of other birds when stressed. (BBC Earth News)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 18

Written by | March 18th, 2011

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Here’s your daily dose of green news to get you ready for the weekend:

  1. Messenger spacecraft is the first man-made object to orbit Mercury. (LA Times)
  2. 22 China pig farmers were arrested amid food safety alert. (Guardian UK)
  3. Japan quake epicenter was in an unexpected location. (Wired Science)
  4. Hygienic sharks go to cleaner stations to rid themselves of nasty parasites. (BBC)
  5. No longer seaworthy, wrecked boats are being recycled into furniture. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 11

Written by | February 11th, 2011

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I’m heading to the store for eggs, milk and some solar panels:

  1. To fight the worst drought in 60 years China approves $1 billion in emergency water aid. (Guardian)
  2. A bizarre mammal is filmed using its quills to communicate. (BBC)
  3. A supermarket chain in England will start selling solar panels. (Treehugger)
  4. Tiny LED holiday bulbs contain arsenic, lead and a dozen other potentially hazardous substances. (Green House)
  5. See an image showing thousands of new stars emerging in glowing nebula. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 14

Written by | January 14th, 2011

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It’s not that your horoscope is wrong, it’s that your reading the wrong horoscope:

  1. The Earth’s wobble means that everyone’s zodiac sign is off by nearly a month. (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Getting rid of BPA won’t be easy. Just look at what’s happening at Eden Foods? (Treehugger)
  3. A new genetic test would screen would-be parents for nearly 500 disease genes. (NPR)
  4. Researchers have found that one single plant “conquered America.” (BBC)
  5. London’s super sewer is causing quite a stink. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 12

Written by | November 12th, 2010

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We’ve got good news and bad news. Which do you want first?

  1. GE is making a huge commitment to electric-vehicles. (LA Times)
  2. Newly discovered lizard species is all female, how does it survive? (Treehugger)
  3. A disturbing number of tigers have been slaughtered in the past decade. (Green)
  4. The world’s forests can adapt to climate change, limit damage. (Guardian Eco)
  5. An American city is giving $4 million to help create urban farms? (Grist)
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