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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 10

Written by | May 10th, 2012

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Today’s green news is especially amazing/funny/weird. Enjoy!

  1. Have an island snake infestation? Parachuting mice are here to save the day! (Treehugger)
  2. Gills Onions is using — you guessed it — onion juice (and a huge battery) to help power its plant in California. (Green)
  3. Climate skeptics take note: a new study says rising CO2 levels were in play at the end of the Ice Age. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Need a refresher on the causes of the crazy weather lately? Enroll in El Nino and La Nina 101. (Scientific American)
  5. Is that battery in your iPhone letting you down? These new solar cells could soon do the trick. (Business Green)

In Indonesia, New Findings in the Race to Understand Reef Resilience

Written by | July 29th, 2011

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Many of the world’s coral reefs suffered through a massive bleaching event in late 2010. But there was a silver lining. Find out what it was and how it can help in the future.

Australia Floods: The Human and Marine Toll

Written by | February 4th, 2011

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Our marine scientist in Brisbane, Ali Green, explains how her house was saved and why the Great Barrier Reef might not be so lucky.

Stressed Corals Need to Chill Out

Written by | December 10th, 2010

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This was the worst year for corals in Southeast Asia in more than a decade. How bad was the bleaching and what can we learn that will help better protect reefs from the next event?

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