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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: Thursday, May 3

Written by | May 3rd, 2012

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We’ve got a great mix of green news headline for you today.

  1. The best rainforest destinations you haven’t visited — yet. (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Controversial study shows how dangerous forms of avian influenza could evolve in the wild. (Nature)
  3. Climate change is causing plants to flower faster than scientists predicted. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. New species discovery: “rebel” coelacanth stalked ancient seas. (National Geographic)
  5. Find your green momma a gift in TreeHugger’s Mother’s Day gift guide. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 19

Written by | April 19th, 2012

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Today we learn things are not always what they seem…

  1. Is that a bumble bee or a gecko? (USA Today)
  2. Pretty in purple! A new purple crab has been discovered. (National Geographic)
  3. Access to safe water and sanitation could save 2.5 million lives annually. (TreeHugger)
  4. Earth Day is Saturday — let’s honor it with 8 epic videos of our planet. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Is the Gulf oil spill to blame for eyeless fish? (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 29

Written by | March 29th, 2012

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Maybe we should hire Peter the elephant to help with Cool Green Morning?

  1. Discovery of a new hammerhead shark causes confusion. (Discovery News)
  2. Cuteness overload: Peter the elephant uses a tablet computer. (CBC News)
  3. Does science have a clue what is going with our weird weather? (NY Times)
  4. Coastal California’s fog may be toxic. (Green)
  5. Denver zoo uses animal waste to fuel a tuk-tuk. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 27

Written by | March 27th, 2012

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In today’s green news: BPA freaks us out (even more) and Denmark goes green.

  1. BPA is in the urine of 93 percent of all Americans. (Huffington Post)
  2. Infographic: How animals see the world. (Mother Nature Network)
  3. 20,000 new species are discovered every year. (Mongabay)
  4. Like people, does nature possess inalienable rights? (AlterNet)
  5. Denmark takes huge steps towards a greener future. (CleanTechinca)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 26

Written by | March 26th, 2012

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James Cameron dove to the deepest spot on Earth. What did YOU do this weekend?

  1. Our planet is hit by more storms, heatwaves and floods than ever before. (Guardian)
  2. Can zoos help polar bears survive global warming’s assault? (Washington Post)
  3. Congrats to James Cameron for his solo dive mission to Mariana Trench. (National Geographic)
  4. North Dakota oil boom brings the promise of prosperity — and disgusting litter. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Death Valley discovery: new scorpion species. (Los Angeles Times)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 15

Written by | March 15th, 2012

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Extra, extra! Read today’s top green news stories.

  1. How eco-friendly is your bike? (Guardian)
  2. Nearly 4 million Americans live in homes more prone to flooding from rising sea levels. (Washington Post)
  3. New species of frog calls NYC home. (Wired Science)
  4. Federal judge rejects lawsuit to stop wolf hunting. (New York Daily News)
  5. Relief! Amazon plant cures toothaches . (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 12

Written by | March 12th, 2012

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We may have lost an hour this weekend, but we’ve gained five new green news stories!

  1. Will Apple’s new iWallet app be good for the planet? (TreeHugger)
  2. Scooter version of Zipcar scoots into San Francisco. (Grist)
  3. What is the simplest way to cool a city? Paint rooftops white. (Green)
  4. Great Lakes ice coverage has decreased by 71% over the past 40 years. (The State Column)
  5. New catshark species discovered near the Galapagos Islands. (Care2)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 25

Written by | January 25th, 2012

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If the sun can’t save us from climate change, what can?

  1. President Obama addressed clean energy, environmental policy– and even name-checked climate change– in last night’s State of the Union. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Are you under 31? Then you probably want a hybrid car. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Scientists discovered 46 new species in the tiny little South American country of Suriname. (Mongabay)
  4. These old dumps are being converted to parks and nature preserves. (Grist)
  5. New research reveals that the sun can’t save us from climate change. (Guardian.co.uk)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 16

Written by | December 16th, 2011

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Washing machines may be a thing of the past.

  1. New fabric eliminates stains and dirt when exposed to sunlight. (TreeHugger)
  2. Medical research on chimpanzees has been suspended. (TG Daily)
  3. The war over wolves continues in the West. (Green)
  4. A frog the size of a Tic Tac has been discovered. (Mongabay)
  5. Earthquake sensor devices have a new use: tracking endangered fin whales. (Wired Science)
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