Tag: plastic in fish

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 8

Written by | July 8th, 2011

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Air pollution, haboobs and puffins… the hottest green topics, delivered straight to your (virtual) doorstep:

  1. A new study finds nearly 1 in 10 fish in the Pacific have consumed plastic. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Do smoggy skies make you feel depressed? It’s not just your imagination. (TreeHugger)
  3. Is the giant dust storm (aka “haboob”) that overtook Phoenix a glimpse of the future? (Climate Progress)
  4. The secret lives of puffins are revealed via underground cameras. (BBC)
  5. Giving local communities, not governments, control is what helps slow deforestation. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 1

Written by | July 1st, 2011

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Is the rain in Spain caused mainly by planes?

  1. Airplanes flying through clouds may cause extra rain near airports. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. The world’s loudest animal is only 2 millimeters long, uses a unique instrument. (TreeHugger)
  3. A new plan has been issued to save the northern spotted owl. (New York Times)
  4. Can you guess which country has become the first to ban fracking? (Scientific American)
  5. Researchers find plastic in more than 9% of the fish in the northern Pacific Ocean. (LA Times)
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