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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 8

Written by | January 8th, 2013

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What’s huge, mysterious, and lives in the deep, dark sea?

  1. A team in Japan has filmed a giant squid in its natural habitat for the first time ever. (Huffington Post)
  2. Concord, Massachusetts, has become the first city in the U.S. to ban plastic bottles! (Treehugger)
  3. A study of ants has deepened concerns about the toxicity of plastic additives. (Green)
  4. We humans don’t have a monopoly on morality: Bonobos share bananas and do it, seemingly, altruistically. (MNN)
  5. A proposed copper mine to be built in the Lower Zambezi National Park has been rejected (thank goodness). (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 9

Written by | June 9th, 2011

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Every cool green day gets you closer to a cool green weekend:

  1. 6 times more plastic than plankton in our oceans? That’s a good reason to ban plastic bottles. (Treehugger)
  2. A new survey says the world’s tropical forests are better managed now than 5 years ago. (BBC)
  3. Why do bacteria like E. coli flourish on certain types of farms? (Scientific American)
  4. Climate change will have huge impacts on air quality, says new study. (Grist)
  5. Ever wonder what it’s like to be a field conservationist in Africa? These bloggers can tell you. (YaleE360)
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