Tag: Mammoth

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 5

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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To clone or not to clone, that is the question.

  1. The currently extinct Wooly mammoth may roam again, thanks to cloning. (TreeHugger)
  2. Climate change = 75 percent man-made. (Scientific American)
  3. Wasps rely on face recognition to keep the peace. (National Geographic)
  4. The nation recycles only one-forth of our hard plastic bottle waste. (Green)
  5. Meet the winter endurance athletes of the animal world: wolverines. (Mongabay)

Born To Rewild

Written by | March 3rd, 2009

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North America is a land shaped by elephants. (And pronghorns like the one above — but more on that later.) 10,000 years ago — a blink of the evolutionary eye — members of the elephant family like mammoths and mastodons roamed our grasslands, influencing nearly every plant and animal that lived there. They were part […]

Mammoth Discovery in California

Written by | January 14th, 2009

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California’s Santa Cruz Island is famous for its miniature foxes and baby bald eagles, but now a new creature is making headlines — the pygmy mammoth. At least, that’s what researchers think the four-foot-long bone — recently unearthed on the island — once belonged to. (Check out the full story here.) An archeology student from […]

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