Tag: Halloween

The Green Buzz: Thursday, October 31

Written by | October 31st, 2013

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Happy Halloween! The green news is especially scary today.

  1. Something in your Halloween treats could be fueling rainforest destruction. (Guardian)
  2. A tiny, plastic threat is invading the Great Lakes. (Huffington Post)
  3. Scary chemicals that mess up your hormones can be avoided with these tips. (The Daily Green)
  4. Our brains have a special corner just to help deal with the fear of these creatures. (NPR)
  5. Halloween green news wouldn’t be complete without the walking dead of the animal kingdom. (National Geographic)

Halloween in Nature: 10 Spooky Photos

Written by | October 22nd, 2013

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If you look closely — in the dark shadows and under the thick fog — you’ll find signs of Halloween hiding in nature. Presenting our top 10 Halloween in nature photographs.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 31

Written by | October 31st, 2012

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Boo! Get your spooky, creepy, Halloween green news here!

  1. Toxic waste and sewage has flooded back into communities as water treatment plants have been compromised by Sandy. (Huffington Post)
  2. The Bay is an “eco-freakout” — part documentary, part environmental disaster, part Paranormal Activity. Yikes. (Grist)
  3. Zombie dogs? Mind Control? Check out these five very real, very scary experiments that have actually been conducted. (MNN)
  4. These 12 DIY Halloween decorations are easy on you and the environment. (Treehugger)
  5. What creepy, crawlies lurk in leaf litter? Find out for yourself…if you dare. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 12

Written by | October 12th, 2012

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Today we’re happily singing “It’s a green world after all…”

  1. Disney eliminates the use of unsustainable paper. Mickey and Minnie high five. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Halting the extinction of endangered species isn’t cheap. Think: $80 billion. (Reuters)
  3. Trick or treat? Some Halloween candy is linked to rainforest destruction. (Mongabay)
  4. All you need is a little lightning to make concrete a recyclable material. (TreeHugger)
  5. Almost 100 invasive species call the River Thames home. (RedOrbit)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 31

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Boo! Here is your Halloween-inspired edition of Cool Green Morning.

  1. Now this would have made a great Halloween costume: a three-eyed wolf fish has been caught in Argentina. (Gizmodo)
  2. A new study confirms the long-suspected culprit for white-nose syndrome found in bats. (Washington Post)
  3. We know our readers love cute and cuddly animal photos but today we present Mongabay’s gallery of creepy critters! (Mongabay)
  4. The video of the Condit Dam removal in Washington State is worth a watch. Sure puts my neighbor’s Halloween smoke machine to shame… (National Geographic)
  5. Too much candy can cause a stomachache. And so can the Turkish pine nuts that have been recalled due to salmonella. (The Daily Green)
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