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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 3

Written by | October 3rd, 2012

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Today’s green news may leave you singing and buzzing.

  1. DJ Spooky uses music to make a statement about climate change. (Grist)
  2. Rings on a tree reveal more than just age. (RedOrbit)
  3. A happy problem to have: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy has too many black rhinos. (Mongabay)
  4. Lunar phobia is common among bats. (BBC Nature)
  5. Bee brains will help make robots smarter. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 17

Written by | August 17th, 2012

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We’ve got a touching animal reunion for you in today’s green news.

  1. Gorillas reunite after 3 years apart. Hugs! Photos! (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Perhaps Shark Week will star this new shark species next year? (TreeHugger)
  3. Not a record to be proud of: Greenland suffers record melt. (Mongabay)
  4. A surfing robot tracks great white sharks off the coast of California. (BBC)
  5. Noisy ships makes it hard for right whales to communicate. (NOAA)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 19

Written by | June 19th, 2012

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A bear did not write Cool Green Morning today. We promise.

  1. Bears have big brains and use computers!? (BBC Nature)
  2. This just in: Antarctica was once as warm as Iceland. (TG Daily)
  3. Where have you been hiding all these years, Kandyan dwarf toad? (Mongabay)
  4. Feast your eyes on the 12 most pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Inspecting wind turbine blades is a dangerous job — so hire a robot. (Ecogeek)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 6

Written by | March 6th, 2012

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Climate changes claims another victim in today’s green news: ice hockey.

  1. The world’s most toxic frog gets a new reserve in Colombia. (Mongabay)
  2. Robotic “Cheetah” has set a new world speed record. (BBC)
  3. Climate change may mean the end of ice hockey in Canada. (Guardian)
  4. Alien species invade Antarctica? (Discovery News)
  5. Adobe launches new software to cut printing by 40%. (Green Biz)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2012

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Green sidewalks? Yep, the rumors are true.

  1. New sidewalk slabs create energy from your footsteps. (Green Building Elements)
  2. Banned: uranium mining in the Grand Canyon. (USA Today)
  3. A hungry flower gobbles up worms… underground. (Mongabay)
  4. “Extinct” giant tortoise may not be extinct after all. (TIME)
  5. Lizards advance robot design — one tail at a time. (PCWorld)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 29

Written by | November 29th, 2011

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Still recovering from all that Green Gift Monday excitement? Here’s some cool green news to get your day started.

  1. Stare in awe at 2011′s top 10 oddest life-form discoveries. (National Geographic)
  2. Life’s not always a circus: Ringling Brothers allegedly violate the Animal Welfare Act. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. London fights air pollution with… glue? (Grist)
  4. It’s 65 degrees in D.C. today and not surprisingly, 2011 is tied for the 10th hottest year. (Washington Post)
  5. Sea creature-inspired robot bends and squeezes under obstacles. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 21

Written by | November 21st, 2011

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Happy Monday! Here’s your green news.

  1. Baltimore, Maryland takes a can-do approach to food justice. (Grist)
  2. A self-contained farming community in Indonesia schools us on eating local. (TreeHugger)
  3. Ocean robots set off on a 300-day transpacific voyage. (Forbes)
  4. Sierra Club is hiring: Chairman Carl Pope has stepped down (Green).
  5. Scientists unearth bus-sized whales in a mysterious graveyard in Chile’s Atacama Desert. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 27

Written by | April 27th, 2010

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It appears to be a good day to be a robot, but a bad day to be a climate bill. (To all the climate bills in the audience: I really hope things start looking up for you.)

  1. Good news if you’re an unemployed robot– a bunch of green jobs are coming your way. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Get the latest on the U.S. climate bill fiasco/drama/chaos. (Treehugger)
  3. Indonesia plans to harvest the power of volcanoes and turn it into hot, clean energy. (EcoGeek)
  4. On Sunday, 150,000 people hit the National Mall in DC in support of climate legislation. Were you there? (Mongabay)
  5. The big-deal schmoozefest that is the White House Correspondents’ Dinner can also add “low-carbon” to that list of descriptors. (just plain Green)
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