Tag: humpback whale

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, September 4

Written by | September 4th, 2013

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Animals, superstorms and “death rays,” all in today’s green news!

  1. Could another Superstorm Sandy happen? Scientists are battling it out. (International Business Times)
  2. Waiting for a superstorm to hit, though, isn’t wise. Coastal communities should build dunes now (and here’s how!) (National Geographic)
  3. This skyscraper’s “death ray” is melting cars in London! Yikes… (MNN)
  4. Crop-munching bugs are moving north at a rate of 24 feet per day, thanks to climate change. (Grist)
  5. 12 days in, and still no success with removing gill netting from a humpback whale in Alaska. (KTOO News)

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, July 24

Written by | July 24th, 2013

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Amazing NASA images have us feeling quite small this morning…

  1. Check out these awe-inspiring images of Earth from very, very far away… (National Geographic)
  2. A new documentary has SeaWorld fighting back before the film is even released. (The New York Times)
  3. Video: Divers nearly swallowed whole by humpback whales! (USA Today)
  4. Still proving that they’re one smart species: dolphins call each other by name. (BBC News)
  5. Feds’ plan to kill one species of owl to save another have many wondering how far we humans should go to intervene in nature. (Q13 Fox News in Seattle)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 15

Written by | July 15th, 2011

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It’s animal Friday on Cool Green Morning! We hope you find one of your favorites.

  1. The “rainbow toad,” last seen in 1924, has been rediscovered in Borneo and you have to see the picture. (Guardian)
  2. Watch as a humpback whale puts on a show for the men who saved her. (AP via Huffington Post Green)
  3. Endangered snow leopards are caught on camera in Afghanistan. (Wired)
  4. A walkout has soured the global whaling conference. (Green)
  5. Here’s a serious problem for breeding, male and female giant pandas prefer different habitats. (BBC)
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