Tag: rainforest

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 19

Written by | July 19th, 2010

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Mondays should always be cool and green, shouldn’t they?

  1. Looking beyond clean-up in the Gulf to… The Nature Conservancy’s vision for long-term restoration. (Green)
  2. Does Guatemala’s rainforest stand a chance against drug traffickers, cattle ranchers, poachers, looters and loggers? (The New York Times)
  3. A re-cap on cap-and-trade, and lingering questions about an energy bill. (The Vine)
  4. Is the Gulf oil spill polluting as much air as water? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Can cat rehab save endangered birds on Japan’s Ogasawara Islands. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 7

Written by | January 7th, 2010

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Start off your day with the top 5 green news links online:

  1. Scientists have discovered a thicket of scrub oaks in California that can reproduce by cloning. (The New York Times)
  2. See video of yesterday’s violent boat crash between protesters and Japanese whalers. (Dot Earth)
  3. Collisions — by boat and car — are the cause for 2009′s increase in panther and manatee deaths in Florida. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Political turmoil in Madagascar threatens to destroy gains in rainforest protection. (YaleE360)
  5. Looking for a green job this year? Check out this opportunity to protect puffins. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 15

Written by | September 15th, 2009

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There might not be much hope for the Goose Creek milkvetch, but at least you can now heat your home with an ethanol fireplace. Read on for that and weightier topics like sunspots, the Peruvian Amazon conflict and REDD (one of the most important strategies in fighting climate change, says Conservancy president Mark Tercek). Goose Creek milkvetch (pictured […]

From Forest to Toilet Paper… and Back Again

Written by | July 30th, 2009

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When nature calls, how do you respond? Just 2 percent of us in the United States use 100 percent recycled toilet paper at home, according to a recent New York Times article on the “Charmin effect”. Yet somewhere in the neighborhood of 70 percent of people recycle other products regularly.  We buy local when possible, […]

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