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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 3

Written by | January 3rd, 2012

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Happy New Year, greenies!

  1. World’s first hybrid shark found in Australia’s waters. (Discovery News)
  2. Hehe. Scientists are tickling animals to learn how laughter has evolved. (BBC)
  3. China’s city dwellers will be breathing unhealthy air for at least another 20 years. (Guardian)
  4. African elephant ivory trade sadly rises in 2011. (Green)
  5. Ecuador makes a deal and raises $116 million to not drill in the Amazon. (Mongabay)

The Green Conundrum: Can Small Actions Add Up to Collective Change?

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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Does it matter if you recycle if other people don’t? Or if the United States refuses to build an oil pipeline that other nations might? Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald says yes — and tells you why.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 25

Written by | February 25th, 2011

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Here’s the green news of the day. We really like that last one:

  1. The world’s largest mud volcano will continue erupting for 26 years. (BBC)
  2. A California company is using solar power to extract oil from an old oil field. (Green)
  3. The navigational “magic” of sea turtles has finally been explained. (Wired Science)
  4. Electric Rolls Royce will let blue-bloods go green. (Grist)
  5. We just purchased more than 3,000 acres along Clearwater River in Washington to replant trees and restore the watershed. (Seattle Times)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 22

Written by | February 22nd, 2011

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Do you really need a hot dog to enjoy a good soccer game?

  1. Here’s a twist to the green sports trend–one UK soccer club bans the sale of red meat at its stadium. (Planet Green)
  2. How much oil will the U.P.S. save by switching from diesel to liquefied natural gas? A LOT. (Green)
  3. Humans are a noisy bunch, and our sounds may be causing wildlife to modify their behavior. (The New York Times)
  4. War, peace and climate conflict–can we resolve our issues? (Earth Watch)
  5. The scene at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico is still oily, reports a University of GA researcher. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 30

Written by | December 30th, 2009

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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 4

Written by | August 4th, 2009

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Feeling sluggish this morning? Our top five Cool Green Morning news links will perk you up! Are kids getting enough exposure to nature? The opinion of one New York Times columnist is  “no.” Read his editorial… and find out why kids need to know what happens when you lick a banana slug. Take it from a […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 13

Written by | February 13th, 2009

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Long weekend, and maybe you’ll hit the mall, and maybe that’s not such an eco-crime after all. Read below to learn more — and all the green online news that’s fit to print. (And could you pick up some socks for us while you’re there?) But the UPS Driver is So Cute: Which is greener: […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 9

Written by | January 9th, 2009

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Hey — we’re about to launch this blog for real on Monday! But until then, here’s what’s cool and hot and green online for Friday: Don’t Poo-Poo This: A Boston printer is buying paper made in Sri Lanka from elephant dung. A Renewable Debate: Everybody’s abuzz about this Freakonomics debate on whether the price of […]

Cool Green Morning: December 24, 2008

Written by | December 24th, 2008

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Merry Christmas Eve! Here’s what’s hot in the green blogosphere this morning: The plunge in oil prices will have nasty long-term implications for oil consumers, says the Financial Times – including making it harder for hybrid vehicles to pay for themselves. (Hat tip: Environmetal Economics.) UPS delivery people are now using bicycles to get your […]

Cool Green Morning: December 19, 2008

Written by | December 19th, 2008

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Here’s what’s on the blogs this morning: Via Environmental Leader: Forest Ethics has released its third annual Catalog Environmental Scorecard. (Un)fortunately, catalog season is already over… A new map from Google.org and the Rocky Mountain Institute shows the history of U.S. oil imports. (Hat tip: Green Inc.) Joel Makower says that environmental journalists are becoming […]

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