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The Green Buzz: Monday, August 12

Written by | August 12th, 2013

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We’ve got a guide for watching the Perseids meteor shower in today’s green news!

  1. More than 100,000 people want a one-way trip to Mars. (CNN)
  2. Here’s a guide to watching the spectacular Perseids meteor shower. (National Geographic)
  3. The invasive emerald ash borer in Detroit has brought a surge in woodpeckers. Go get ‘em, guys. (Detroit Free Press)
  4. One of North America’s rarest birds is enjoying a comeback, thanks to the US Navy. (Daily Mail)
  5. How to engage the public on depressing news updates on the environment? How about cartoons. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 28

Written by | August 28th, 2012

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Today’s green news is out of this world.

  1. What’s that sound? Oh, just will.i.am’s new song blasting from Mars. (Huffington Post)
  2. The amount of sea ice in the Arctic hits an all-time low. (New York Times)
  3. A new species of fish has reproductive organs… in its head. (National Geographic)
  4. University of Nairobi students can now earn a masters in climate change. (Voice of America)
  5. 11 planned hydroelectric dams could cut vital fish populations in the Mekong River delta. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 27

Written by | February 27th, 2012

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Today we learn that the sky is actually falling.

  1. Over the last 10 years, clouds are floating lower to Earth. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. More research links BPA to heart disease. (TreeHugger)
  3. Can you name the most frugal city in America? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. Try these 5 road-tested ways to save money on gasoline. (Daily Green)
  5. M&Ms melt in your month, not in Mars’ new solar garden. (Clean Technica)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 1

Written by | December 1st, 2011

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Masked maids clean the streets of India.

  1. Forget people. The first travelers that humans rocket to Mars could be worms. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. One dolphin survivor may hold the clue to animal die-off in the Gulf Coast. (Green)
  3. In India, sometimes all you need is a mop, buckets and anonymity to clean your streets. (Grist)
  4. Financing coal is controversial — yet 20 of the world’s biggest banks are coughing up cash. (Guardian)
  5. Sharks create twice as many jets of water as other fishes’ tails. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 7

Written by | January 7th, 2011

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Today’s Cool Green Morning is brought to you by the number 10:

  1. Worms, fractals and Mars. See the top 10 science image galleries of 2010. (Wired)
  2. Watch Isaac Asimov explaining climate change in 1977. (Treehugger)
  3. Find out the easiest way to save 10% on your energy bills. (The Daily Green)
  4. A new report names the top 10 places to save for endangered species. (Green House)
  5. Old Christmas trees are getting a second life underwater. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 23

Written by | August 23rd, 2010

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It’s just another cool green Monday…

  1. Heading back to school? Ask Umbra offers tips for eco-friendly school fundraisers and green college experiences, respectively. (Grist)
  2. Algae blooms as viewed from space=beautiful! (Wired)
  3. Self-cleaning technology used in missions to Mars may now keep solar panels sparkly clean. (CleanTechnica)
  4. This rotating solar home (?!) generates five times more energy than it uses. (EcoGeek)
  5. In not super-surprising news, bike- and pedestrian-friendly cities have lower rates of obesity, researchers say. What benefits the health of the environment often benefits us, too! (Treehugger)
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