Tag: new flu strain

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 31

Written by | July 31st, 2012

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Today I’ve got Elton John’s “I’m Still Standing” stuck in my head. Let me explain:

  1. 40+ years later and the Apollo moon landing flags still stand. (BBC)
  2. Harbor seals — are they carrying the next flu epidemic? (Discovery News)
  3. To build or not to build. That is the question heard throughout the Grand Canyon. (Green)
  4. Promising minority students get a taste of a career in conservation. (NY Times)
  5. 3000 new species of amphibians found in the past 25 years. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 2

Written by | December 2nd, 2011

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Smelly frogs may save lives but stink bugs are still just annoying, right?

  1. A census of giant pandas in China is expected to confirm some encouraging news. (Guardian)
  2. Investigating how animals sense earthquakes and whether it can help us predict them. (BBC)
  3. Smelly frogs may save lives thanks to the world’s greatest variety of antibacterial substances. (Mongabay)
  4. Find out why a new flu strain is making health experts very nervous. (Scientific American)
  5. There’s a new ray of hope for the giant manta ray. (Green)
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