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The Green Buzz: Friday, June 7

Written by | June 7th, 2013

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Today we’re rocking out to The Doors while rounding up today’s top five green news stories. Let us explain:

  1. Record-breaking mako shark caught in CA. Conservation debate ensues. (National Geographic)
  2. As if being a rockstar isn’t cool enough, a new lizard is named after Jim Morrison. (Discovery News)
  3. Ten new Guardian enviro blogs you must start following. Like, right now. (Guardian)
  4. LED lights for the win! $675 million in saved energy costs in 2012 thanks to LEDs. (TreeHugger)
  5. In climate news, stalagmites are the new tree rings. (Mother Jones)

The Green Buzz: Friday, May 17

Written by | May 17th, 2013

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Happy National Bike to Work Day! After you lock up your wheels, read today’s green news:

  1. If climate scientists overwhelmingly agree on global warming, why doesn’t the public? (NY Times)
  2. Want healthier tomatoes? Grow them with LEDs. (TreeHugger)
  3. Jaguars are large, beautiful and thankfully thriving in the Peruvian Amazon. (Mongabay)
  4. It’s Earth’s most iconic summit. And it’s melting. Fast. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Vehicles in the U.S. hit an estimated 1-2 million animals every year. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 2

Written by | October 2nd, 2012

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Shrinking fish, extreme weather and green colleges — we’ve got today’s top green news stories for ya.

  1. Careful. Your jaw may drop at these photos of seriously extreme weather. (NASA)
  2. IKEA will be the first retailer to sell only LED lights. (Clean Technica)
  3. Pop quiz: can you guess America’s greenest colleges? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral cover in the past 27 years. (Mongabay)
  5. Fish size shrinking due to climate change. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 24

Written by | April 24th, 2012

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We love green news and bright ideas…

  1. Philips unveils a new LED light bulb with a 20-year lifespan. (Discovery News)
  2. Wearable planters turn live plants into jewelry. (TreeHugger)
  3. Operation: find that albino orca! (Huffington Post Green)
  4. 30 biodiversity hotspots identified in the Mediterranean. (Guardian)
  5. Vertical gardens help bring greenery to cities. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 17

Written by | March 17th, 2010

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It’s the greenest of all Cool Green Mornings– the St. Patrick’s Day edition. Grab a handful of Irish potatoes and dive into the day’s must-read news. Sláinte!:

  1. Make today’s green beer greener by using gentle, eco-friendly dyes. (Planet Green)
  2. Some greenhouse gases contributing to ice sheet melt might actually originate from underneath ice sheets. (Wired)
  3. If everyone adopts it in their homes and businesses, LED lighting could save Americans $120 billion over the next 20 years. (EcoGeek)
  4. Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld: the official climate skeptic of Paris Fashion Week. (Fast Company)
  5. A new study indicates that not all CO2 emissions are created equal. (The Vine)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 6

Written by | January 6th, 2010

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Start your day off right with a generous serving of the web’s coolest, greenest news:

  1. Don’t give up hope on a U.S. climate bill just yet. (The Vine)
  2. Will 2010 be the year of energy efficiency? (GreenBiz)
  3. A California company has come up with a way to make commercial LED lighting more accessible and less wire-y. (Green Inc.)
  4. In 2009, the number of cars on U.S. roads significantly dropped for the first time on record. (YaleE360)
  5. Forget compost or mulch: a Bulgarian zoo turns old Christmas trees into tasty treats for its lucky animals. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 3

Written by | April 3rd, 2009

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Last week Cool Green Morning brought you news of a performance art piece by the group BaaaStuds using sheep strapped with LED lights. We now have video of said art piece above…and don’t blame us if you spend the rest of the day watching and emailing it. But before you do that, check out some […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2009

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The Tata Nano is here! What the heck is the Tata Nano?! The cheapest new car in history — costing less than $2,000 — the Nano gets 56 mpg, is about as small as an mP3 player…and is set to sweep India and then the rest of the developing world. But is that a good […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Jan. 23

Written by | January 23rd, 2009

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Some days, it’s all dewy and green on the Internet. But from black clouds to lost salmon to dying trees…read below to find out why today is not one of those days: A Moment of Silence, Please: Tree mortality has doubled in the Pacific Northwest of the United States — in just 17 years. Unbelievable: […]

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