Tag: kids

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 1

Written by | March 1st, 2012

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Extra, extra! Here are today’s top green news headlines.

  1. Higher temps mean more Americans now believe in climate change. (TreeHugger)
  2. Kill owls to save endangered owls? (CNN)
  3. Indonesia’s tiger habitat pulped for paper products. (Guardian)
  4. Super-sized flea fossils feasted on dinosaur blood. (Nature.com)
  5. Research shows active video games don’t make kids active. (TG Daily)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 5

Written by | January 5th, 2012

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They say imitation is the highest form of flattery.

  1. Meet a fish that mimics an octopus… that mimics fish. (msnbc)
  2. Parasite flies are turning honeybees into “zom-bees.” (Time)
  3. Here’s a bright idea: solar-powered ATMs bring money to rural India. (TreeHugger)
  4. Harp seal pups are on thin ice. (Green)
  5. Seattle thinks outside the tray and serves students healthier school lunches. (Grist)

3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

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You can’t find these gifts in any store, but you can find them in nature. Scientist Jon Hoekstra shares his hopes for kids today.

Gift Guide: Environmentally-Friendly Gifts for Kids

Written by | November 23rd, 2011

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This holiday season, ditch the big box stores and check out these fun eco-friendly gifts for the kiddos in your life.

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)

It’s a Green Mom Throwdown!

Written by | September 19th, 2011

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Two green moms at The Nature Conservancy have been “mominated” on Babble.com as Moms Who Are Changing the World. Meet them and find out why they deserve your vote.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 11

Written by | February 11th, 2010

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Round ‘em up… the top 5 green news stories online are ready and waiting for you:

  1. Do big storms like “Snowpocalypse” support the arguments of climate change believers or non-believers? (NY Times)
  2. Yes, it’s true, just as you suspected: the suburban cul-de-sac is bad for the environment. (The Vine)
  3. Want to take your kids birding but don’t know how to start? Preview this new guide offering tips and advice. (BirdFreak)
  4. How is the U.S. agricultural system destroying one of our most important fisheries? (Grist)
  5. Climate change is throwing ecosystems out of whack…a new study shows that prey are adapting faster than predators. (Conservation Journal Watch)
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