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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 4

Written by | December 4th, 2012

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Start your day with five of today’s top green news stories.

  1. Move over flickering, fluorescent tubes. There’s a new plastic bulb in town. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Eek. Lobsters turn to cannibalism at night time. (National Geographic)
  3. A new poll finds most New Yorkers think climate change caused Hurricane Sandy. (New York Times)
  4. Now you can eat Obama for dinner — Etheostoma obama, that is. Hint: it’s a fish. (MNN)
  5. Ghana welcomes Africa’s largest solar plant. (Guardian)

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)

Open Thread: Will You Celebrate Nature this Leap Day?

Written by | February 28th, 2012

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Every four years, Leap Day — February 29 — shows up on our calendars, generously giving us an extra 24 hours to use in our busy lives. What will YOU do for nature with that extra day?

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 17

Written by | November 17th, 2011

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Can sports teams save the planet?

  1. The Green Sports Alliance encourages teams to clean up their acts. (Grist)
  2. Marines at Camp Smith, Hawaii, cut down on landfill by turning trash into ash. (Popular Science)
  3. How many mobile-phone apps does it take to change a light bulb? (Green)
  4. Time lapse video takes you on a glorious ride around Earth. (Mashable Tech)
  5. Done right, ‘sharrows’ can point the way to the future for a bicyclist. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Jan. 16

Written by | January 16th, 2009

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Brrrr, it’s cold here in Virginia! But here’s what’s hot and green online this morning: The Adaams Family Look: Why are CFL light bulbs still unpopular? Green Inc.’s readers say they don’t last as long as advertised and make “your entire family look like cadavers.” From the You Must Be Doing Something Right Department: The […]

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