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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 27

Written by | June 27th, 2012

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Helicopters, whales and aliens (yes, aliens) take the spotlight in today’s green news.

  1. Photos: meet the most at-risk species. (National Geographic)
  2. You snooze, you lose. The world’s slowest shark hunts by sneaking up on sleeping seals. (Wired)
  3. Do aliens exist? We don’t know, but now you can tweet them. (Mashable)
  4. Who needs AAA batteries when you have human power? (Scientific American)
  5. Speaking on human power, that’s a human! Powering a helicopter! (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 6

Written by | December 6th, 2011

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The Amazon gets an A+ in today’s green news.

  1. Back to the basics: farmers are favoring horses over John Deeres. (Grist)
  2. Annual destruction of the Amazon rain forest fell to its lowest recorded level. (Washington Post)
  3. Bittersweet news from Afghanistan: Persian leopards — and poachers — caught on camera. (TreeHugger)
  4. Mr. President, parks bolster state economies. (Green)
  5. All we want for Christmas is to visit the newly discovered Christmas Planet! (Mashable)

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, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2010

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It’s Blog Action Day 2010! More than 4,600 blogs from 134 countries are looking to spark a global discussion about this year’s topic, water. We’ll have a post by Jeff Opperman, the Conservancy’s senior advisor for sustainable hydropower, later today. For now, here are some water stories that caught our eye this morning.

  1. See 5 facts about what you might not know, but you should. (Blog Action Day)
  2. Here are 5 simple ways to conserve water. (Mashable)
  3. Is the U.S. already past the point of peak water? (Treehugger)
  4. Senator John Kerry explains why it’s clear there is a worldwide water crisis. (Change.org)
  5. Check out this roundup of cool water-themed apps. (Mobiletuts+)
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