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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 8

Written by | November 8th, 2011

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Seamounts or bust!

  1. Scientists will spend six-weeks exploring the Indian Ocean’s underwater mountains. (BBC)
  2. Let’s shatter some common myths about energy efficiency. (Grist)
  3. A new study puts a price tag on the health impacts of climate change. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Seeing spots? Research has found that 25,000-year-old cave paintings of spotted horses were not based on imagination. (Wired Science)
  5. A water treatment plant in New Jersey has gone solar with floating — rather than land-based — solar panels. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 22

Written by | September 22nd, 2011

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This morning’s green news round-up is no joke.

  1. When it comes to technology vs. nature, “the kids are all right,” writes our lead scientist Sanjayan. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. A professor survives two days in an airtight container just by breathing the oxygen released by 150 houseplants. (Green)
  3. Bill Clinton on U.S. climate change deniers: “We look like a joke.” (Grist)
  4. Find yourself a green job. Here’s how. (The Daily Green)
  5. A new study says pollution from cars can trigger a heart attack. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2011

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Happy World Oceans Day! Celebrate with the best green news from the deep blue sea and beyond.

  1. Our lead scientist, Sanjayan, thanks the oceans for all the great stuff they provide. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Could your favorite childhood toy be contributing to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests? (Mongabay)
  3. Climate change: Now at least partially responsible for cholera outbreaks, according to one study. (YaleE360)
  4. Save energy and money and still stay cool this summer. (The Daily Green)
  5. Jellyfish blooms aren’t just annoying to beach-goers– they might also be disrupting marine food webs. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 25

Written by | May 25th, 2011

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This is probably the only place on the web you’ll find news about both diapers and glacier melt:

  1. Oyster mushrooms can break down disposable diapers in four months. (EcoGeek)
  2. A new report reveals that Brazil’s protected areas could be more protected. (Mongabay)
  3. Obama tells federal agencies to start buying electric and hybrid vehicles. (Green House)
  4. Planning a trip this summer? Check out these green destinations. (Treehugger)
  5. Greenland’s glaciers have lost enough ice to fill a Great Lake, says a new study. (YaleE360)

Levita Mondie: Eat Green

Written by | April 11th, 2011

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Vegan chef and blogger Levita Mondie stopped eating meat for health reasons but soon learned there were many other benefits. She tells her story and shares a simple cooking tip.

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