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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 5

Written by | January 5th, 2012

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They say imitation is the highest form of flattery.

  1. Meet a fish that mimics an octopus… that mimics fish. (msnbc)
  2. Parasite flies are turning honeybees into “zom-bees.” (Time)
  3. Here’s a bright idea: solar-powered ATMs bring money to rural India. (TreeHugger)
  4. Harp seal pups are on thin ice. (Green)
  5. Seattle thinks outside the tray and serves students healthier school lunches. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 11

Written by | May 11th, 2011

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Open wide– it’s time for your five daily servings of green:

  1. Fuel-efficient vehicles could save $7.2 billion annually in California health costs. (Los Angeles Times)
  2. A new study says that natural gas “fracking” is polluting groundwater. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. A ghostly “winged” octopus is caught on camera. (Wired)
  4. Men are out-biking women and kids. (Treehugger)
  5. Capturing carbon dioxide out of the air is still just too expensive. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 13

Written by | April 13th, 2011

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Squids, octopuses and…robot farmers? Oh my!

  1. Squids and octopuses (octopi?) could suffer life-threatening injuries from ocean noise pollution. (Scientific American)
  2. We all know flying’s not exactly green, but this new airport terminal attempts to green up the wait. (Green)
  3. A new study finds that the process of fracking is worse than coal over a 20-year period (but it’s about equal over a century). (Mongabay)
  4. Robot farmers might be feeding us in the future. (Discovery News)
  5. The US could collect a million megawatt hours of electricity annually by adding hydropower capacity at 70 of its existing dams and other water control structures, says a new report. (EcoGeek)

Cryptic Coral Reef Organisms! (What Are Those?)

Written by | September 22nd, 2009

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Editor’s Note: Alison Green, senior marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy, recently traveled to Papua New Guinea to see cutting-edge marine work by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Coral Triangle, the most biodiverse marine region on Earth. Also read her first post from Papua New Guinea on sea-surface monitoring and […]

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