Tag: Russia

The Green Buzz: Monday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2013

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Today’s green news comes straight from the Arctic:

  1. Scientists discovered an extensive aquifer that sits below the Greenland ice sheet all year round.  Whether this water will find its way to the ocean must be determined in order to make accurate sea level rise predictions.  (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Due to Russia’s post-Soviet economic downturn, Arctic fish in the region are much healthier than those off of North America and Europe, with far less mercury detected in their systems.  (Nature World News)
  3. Message in an Arctic bottle!  Note found from scientists left in 1959, who predicted glacial melt long before this phenomenon was believed to be happening.  (International Business Times)

The Green Buzz: Friday, April 12

Written by | April 12th, 2013

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On our radar today: wine, solar flares and cars that run on methane.

  1. The secret is out: unknown population of orangutans found in Borneo (Live Science)
  2. Wine vs. wildlife: climate change may send vineyards into prime wildlife habitat. (National Geographic)
  3. Grab your sunglasses and see video of this morning’s incredible solar flare. (Space)
  4. Remember last year’s huge drought? Scientists confirm it was not due to climate change. (Bloomberg)
  5. Forget hybrids. Russia sees potential in natural gas cars. (NY Times)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 16

Written by | April 16th, 2012

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Start your week off with a cup of green coffee and a side of green news.

  1. Himalayan glaciers rebel and buck the global trend of continued ice loss. (The Guardian)
  2. How to sell the greenest coffee: deliver it by bicycle in returnable mason jars. (TreeHugger)
  3. The population of emperor penguins in Antarctica just doubled. (Mongabay)
  4. Is it too late to save the critically endangered Amur leopard? (BBC Nature)
  5. Eat less meat, save the Earth. (Live Science)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 24

Written by | January 24th, 2011

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Monday morning’s coolest and greenest:

  1. It’s the question that’s plagued humanity for generations: What’s eco-friendlier, pleather or leather? (Mother Jones)
  2. Couldn’t make it to Alabama this past weekend? Get a firsthand look at our oyster restoration project. (Yahoo News)
  3. A Russian company is using giant snails to monitor air pollution. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. Cocaine, which is terrible for a plethora of reasons, is also associated with forest destruction in Colombia. (Mongabay)
  5. Some states aren’t waiting for Congress to tackle climate change– they’re slashing emissions on their own. (Green House)

Russian Wildfires Recall Southwest’s Experience: Smoke, Fire and Difficulty Breathing

Written by | September 3rd, 2010

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See why Conservancy scientist Patrick McCarthy says similar fires closer to home provided concrete evidence of climate change.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 6

Written by | August 6th, 2010

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This morning’s links are cool and green and ready before you can say “TGIF!”

  1. Do dispersants pose a risk in seafood? (Green)
  2. Climate change: good or bad for Russia? (The Vine)
  3. The latest outlook for bats hit by white nose syndrome is grim. (Dot Earth)
  4. The world’s largest sanctuary for tigers is in… Myanmar. (Treehugger)
  5. Finally: a solar-powered bike that charges while you ride. (GoodCleanTech)
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