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The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 8

Written by | August 8th, 2013

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We’ve got an animal-filled green news update for you this Thursday morning.

  1. Manatees, dolphins and pelicans are dying fast and in droves at a Florida estuary. (New York Times)
  2. Vintage Hawaiian menus point to how much the sea has changed over the years. (MNN)
  3. The same deadly fungus that has killed millions of bats in the U.S. has made it to England — but are UK bats immune? (BBC News)
  4. The Georgia Aquarium applied to import 18 beluga whales from Russia, and NOAA has declined the request. (NOAA News)
  5. Looks like another commonly used chemical could be yet another source of bee colony collapse disorder. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 9

Written by | May 9th, 2012

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Rare gorillas, illegal treehouses, and ocean trash – oh my!

  1. What a treat: the world’s rarest gorilla caught on film in its natural habitat. (Treehugger)
  2. Your childhood dream just might manifest itself in this amazing (but illegal) treehouse. (Grist)
  3. Ocean plastic waste is on the rise in the Pacific – and it’s effects are surprising scientists. (BBC)
  4. How much renewable energy does your state use? (Washington Post)
  5. Scientists think they know what caused the deaths of hundreds of Pelicans on the Peruvian coast. (The Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2010

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Hey, don’t doctors recommend you get at least five servings of greens per day? Well, if green news counts, we’ve got you covered right here:

  1. One potential way to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes: pelicans. (Treehugger)
  2. Ray LaHood, U.S. secretary of transportation, says Americans want alternatives to driving, like walking and biking– and that new transportation policies will reflect that. (Green Inc.)
  3. One volunteer is responsible for planting thousands of trees over 30 years in not-so-leafy San Francisco. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. A new study indicates that we might want to start taking offshore wind energy seriously. (Wired)
  5. The jury’s still out on whether health care reform will lead to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. (CleanTechnica)

A Flood of Birds in Australia

Written by | April 8th, 2009

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Every ten years or so, flood waters rush through Australia’s Red Centre and transform dry, barren creek beds into rich habitat for water birds. 2009 is one of those years. This year’s rare flood has drawn huge flocks of silver gulls, banded stilts, gull billed terns, cormorants, black swans and pelicans to feed and breed in the waters. […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Jan. 20

Written by | January 20th, 2009

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As we await the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, let’s take a moment for the latest in blogosphere green, shall we? Here’s what’s cool and interesting this morning: Something Borrowed, Something Green: Recycled prom dresses and borrowed Chanel marked last night’s Green Inaugural Ball in Washington, reports Green Inc. Tell Me […]

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 […]

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