Tag: mice

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, November 20

Written by | November 20th, 2013

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We’re blogging about nature’s heroes, promiscuous mice and controversial hunting in today’s green news.

  1. Bioluminescent bay in Puerto Rico goes dark: what happened? (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Hawaii’s Big Island bans GMO crops. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Mangroves are the heroes in protecting this Southeast Asian town from typhoon Haiyan. (Bloomberg)
  4. Big game hunter Melissa Bachman sparks controversy with this lion photo. (National Geographic)
  5. This headline is too funny not to share: promiscuous mice bear sexier smelling sons. (BBC)

The Green Buzz: Friday, May 31

Written by | May 31st, 2013

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Green Buzz News Time!

  1. What happens when you ask 14-18 year olds how to debate science? (Guardian)
  2. This bird gives a whole new meaning to the term, “early bird”. (Guardian)
  3. Ok, did you really wanna see that new Will Smith movie? Or just know why humans are on the menu? (Forbes)
  4. George Michael was right (the singer, not the character from Arrested Development), sometimes the clothes do not make the man or in this case, mice. (TreeHugger)
  5. Oakland has a new landmark, a natural science museum for the public. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 22

Written by | May 22nd, 2012

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In today’s green news, we learn yet another awesome benefit to biking.

  1. Cyclists in the U.S. save a whopping $4.6 billion every year on gas and transportation costs. (TreeHugger)
  2. Attack of the supersized mice! Endangered baby birds beware. (National Geographic)
  3. 13 green buildings that will blow your mind. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Stressed? Blame your grandparents exposure to chemicals. (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
  5. An environmental coalition aims to protects Antarctica before it’s too late. (The Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 10

Written by | May 10th, 2012

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Today’s green news is especially amazing/funny/weird. Enjoy!

  1. Have an island snake infestation? Parachuting mice are here to save the day! (Treehugger)
  2. Gills Onions is using — you guessed it — onion juice (and a huge battery) to help power its plant in California. (Green)
  3. Climate skeptics take note: a new study says rising CO2 levels were in play at the end of the Ice Age. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Need a refresher on the causes of the crazy weather lately? Enroll in El Nino and La Nina 101. (Scientific American)
  5. Is that battery in your iPhone letting you down? These new solar cells could soon do the trick. (Business Green)

Animal Extinction Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Written by | May 2nd, 2011

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New findings show that as more species become extinct, the human risk of infectious disease—such as Lyme—increases. Joe Kiesecker explains the science behind it.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2011

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The Cool Green Morning wants to say one word to you. Just one word. Plastics.

  1. Americans have twice as much BPA in their bodies as Canadians. (Green House)
  2. This group says BPA-free plastic isn’t enough. And they think they have a solution. (NPR)
  3. Super-elusive leopard is caught on film for the first time ever. (Treehugger)
  4. 22 years later, the Exxon Valdez case is back in court. (New York Times)
  5. Engineered viruses boost memory recall in mice. (Wired Science)
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