Tag: primates

Can a Monkey Move From Climate Change?

Written by | July 13th, 2012

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Roughly 9% of mammals will not be able to keep pace with a changing climate, according to a recent study. Find out why, and how the research might help improve conservation planning.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 26

Written by | June 26th, 2012

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10 out of 10 doctors recommend starting your day with a strong dose of green news.

  1. Sea level rise is happening 3-4 times as quickly on the East Coast. (TreeHugger)
  2. “Macromaniacs” use dazzling close-up images to help us better understand insects. (BBC Nature)
  3. Animals take note: you don’t have to be a primate to be smart. (Washington Post)
  4. Lead poisoning is to blame for the almost-extinct California condor. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Wait, scientists are scared of math, too? (TG Daily)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 27

Written by | October 27th, 2010

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Primates and pandas and fridge couches, oh my!

  1. Purple wind turbines: potential bat, bug and bird savers. (EcoGeek)
  2. A just-discovered primate species is already on the verge of extinction. Also, it has Elvis hair. (Mongabay)
  3. One potential reason why many people just aren’t getting fired up about climate change: they think it’s boring. (DotEarth)
  4. A panda baby boom is happening right now! but unfortunately, only in captivity. (Sky News)
  5. Here’s some creative recycling: a couch made out of old car seats and refrigerators. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 20

Written by | September 20th, 2010

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green:

  1. Gibbons– they’re fast, acrobatic, pretty darn cute… and on the verge of extinction. (Mongabay)
  2. Not everyone is on board with so-called greener cleaning products. (Green)
  3. The Department of Energy coughed up an additional $20 million toward geothermal projects and green jobs. (CleanTechnica)
  4. In the market for new furniture? Antiques are your eco-friendliest choice. (Treehugger)
  5. Here’s a creative way to recycle old oil rigs. (Dot Earth)
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