Tag: Oceans & Coasts

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, October 2

Written by | October 2nd, 2013

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Rhino poaching, dolphin deaths and tupperware in space (yes, you read that right) in today’s green news.

  1. The island that popped out of the ocean last week after an earthquake in Pakistan? Apparently happens all the time. (NPR)
  2. Rhino poaching has gone up 5000 percent since 2007. How can that be possible? (TreeHugger)
  3. Are humans behind the Atlantic coast dolphin deaths? (Scientific American)
  4. The plastic that makes up Tupperware has been found on Saturn’s moon. (The Register)
  5. The government shutdown is affecting animals, too. (MNN)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 3

Written by | May 3rd, 2011

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Meatless Mondays go mainstream–which definitely means no shark fin soup. Order up for 5 cool green news links!

  1. Sharks are worth far more in the water–$1.9 million!–than in a soup, says new study. (Mongabay)
  2. Tilapia, the most popular farmed fish eaten in the U.S., has a shady environmental story. (The New York Times)
  3. 3,000 corporate cafeterias and hospitals will soon offer “Meatless Mondays.” (GreenBiz)
  4. For all you app-addicts, check out Al Gore’s latest climate change venture. (Grist)
  5. The recent worldwide decline in loggerhead sea turtles is due to changing climate and ocean conditions. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 22

Written by | June 22nd, 2010

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5 cool green links you don’t want to miss:

  1. $1.8 million… that’s how much was raised in last night’s celebrity telethon to help the Gulf. (CNN)
  2. What will the oil spill mean for life at the very bottom of the ocean? (The New York Times)
  3. A scientific look at climate scientists finds that they do indeed agree about global warming. (Green)
  4. Warning, potty humor ahead: how can whale poop help fight climate change? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Is the Internet as much of an energy hog as we think? (Treehugger)
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