Tag: Nepal

Is Cashmere Sustainable?

Written by | April 30th, 2013

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Where does cashmere come from, and how can we make its production more sustainable? Jack Hurd explores in a new installment of All ‘Bout Commodities.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 21

Written by | June 21st, 2012

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Poachers, beware: our green news this morning has an update just for you.

  1. Nepal conservationists will start using drones to protect their endangered species from poachers. (BBC)
  2. Moving Soon? Here are some tips for an eco-friendly move. (MNN)
  3. Farm Bill: One proposed amendment would allow state labeling of genetically-modified foods. (Treehugger)
  4. Check out these 10 lesser-known natural wonders you must see before you die. (Grist)
  5. Recycling encourages wastefulness, says a new study. (Discovery News)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 11

Written by | January 11th, 2012

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Climate change: great for anchovy populations, not so great for the rest of us.

  1. Anchovies are making a North Sea comeback. Thanks, climate change? (Conservation Mag)
  2. Some rare good news for rhinos– none were poached in Nepal last year! (Mongabay)
  3. The “doomsday clock” jumped a minute forward. Why? Climate change. (CleanTechnica)
  4. President Obama visited EPA staff to let them know he still cares. (Green)
  5. Oil rigs could possibly be responsible for turning migratory land-based birds into shark snacks. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 27

Written by | April 27th, 2011

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Because green news=awesome.

  1. Despite incidents of poaching, Nepal’s rhino population is on the rise. (Mongabay)
  2. Changes in design and production will hopefully stop refrigerators from killing the planet. (Green)
  3. Masdar City: the carbon-neutral city of the future. (Guardian)
  4. This new map shows the size and carbon storage capacity of US forests. (EcoGeek)
  5. Climate change: democracy spreader? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 28

Written by | July 28th, 2009

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A methane mystery in Los Angeles, tiger discoveries in Nepal, and a question of roads… enjoy today’s edition of Cool Green Morning. If there’s one thing worse than being a CO2 emitter, it’s being a methane emitter. But that’s just what the city of Los Angeles has been charged with. Recent research shows the City […]

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