Tag: internet

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 6

Written by | September 6th, 2012

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Extra, extra! Get your green news here!

  1. The illegal wildlife trade is flourishing — thanks to the internet. (Treehugger)
  2. We can agree that climate change is a drag, but new reports show that it’s a drag on the global food supply as well. (Green)
  3. Hunger and drought mean more bear encounters. Is the solution to feed them? (Discovery)
  4. It’s not easy being green…or is it? Here are some tips for being green on the cheap. (Huffington Post)
  5. Sounds like BP should get ready to go to trial for the Gulf Oil Spill. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 24

Written by | January 24th, 2012

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Wow, you can buy anything on the internet these days.

  1. Demand for pangolin meat in Asia shows up online. (Mongabay)
  2. Sumatran elephants could be extinct in less than 30 years. (WWF)
  3. Mercury pollution isn’t just for fish eaters in the Northeast anymore, a new study finds. (New York Times)
  4. What are the most threatening invasive species in the North America? (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Groundbreaking magnetic soap may help clean up oil spills. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 22

Written by | June 22nd, 2010

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5 cool green links you don’t want to miss:

  1. $1.8 million… that’s how much was raised in last night’s celebrity telethon to help the Gulf. (CNN)
  2. What will the oil spill mean for life at the very bottom of the ocean? (The New York Times)
  3. A scientific look at climate scientists finds that they do indeed agree about global warming. (Green)
  4. Warning, potty humor ahead: how can whale poop help fight climate change? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Is the Internet as much of an energy hog as we think? (Treehugger)

Everybody Stop Googling!

Written by | January 12th, 2009

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The big news around the green-tech blogosphere today are the results of a new study by Harvard physicist Alex Wissner-Gross, which finds that two searches on Google produces about as much CO2 as boiling a kettle of tea. Shock and dismay! Wait, what the heck does that actually mean? What it means is that, if […]

Leave It to the Amateurs

Written by | December 24th, 2008

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For 72 years, Scientific American ran its popular “Amateur Scientist” column, which debuted in 1928. Projects included constructing an electron accelerator, making amino acids, photographing air currents, measuring the metabolic rate of small animals, extracting antibiotics from soil, culturing aquatic insects, tracking satellites, constructing an atom smasher, extracting the growth substances from a cantaloupe, conducting […]

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