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The Green Buzz: Monday, December 9

Written by | December 9th, 2013

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Less green news makes us dull, that’s what happened recently at the New York Times.

  1. Shocking decline of countryside bird in the UK. (Guardian)
  2. Save the whales! Right now!! More whales die in the Florida Everglades & scientists don’t know why? (Guardian)
  3. Real vs fake Christmas trees? Which is better for the environment? (Wunderground)
  4. Wind energy advocates discuss why wind energy works. (Guardian)
  5. Post Hurricane Sandy, some New Jersey residents want a “greener” post Sandy recovery plan. (NJ.com)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, September 10

Written by | September 10th, 2013

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What’s the likelihood that another Sandy could hit? Find out in today’s green news

  1. The probability of a Sandy-like storm surge is already double what it was in 1950, thanks to climate change. (Washington Post)
  2. Could this farmer’s trick fix farms and help abate the effects of climate change? (Grist)
  3. Europe has banned bee-killing pesticides and now those pesticide makers are suing. (TreeHugger)
  4. Bye Bye: More than 2700 people apply for a one-way trip to Mars. (NBC News)
  5. Amazing photos: Jaguar stalks and kills caiman in Brazil. (National Geographic)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, February 5

Written by | February 5th, 2013

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From eco-demolition to animal testing, here’s what has caught our eye this morning.

  1. Thailand faces a burden of care over seized exotic wildlife. (New York Times)
  2. A Japanese company has invented a way to demolish skyscrapers from the inside out. (Earth Techling)
  3. A win for the cute and furry: the EU has banned cosmetic testing on animals. (MNN)
  4. These Sandy-struck homes are going back to nature. (Huffington Post)
  5. This San Diego power plant was imploded to make way for a park. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 14

Written by | November 14th, 2012

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One interesting ballot measure that we missed in last week’s election:

  1. San Juan county in Washington has banned GMO cultivation. (Treehugger)
  2. Could a U.S. carbon tax become a reality? (Huffington Post)
  3. How to prevent the storm surge damage from events like Superstorm Sandy? Time to bring oysters back to New York. (Discovery)
  4. Did you see what was named the 2013 car of the year? (New York Daily News)
  5. AT&T has just set a Guinness World Record for recycling — just in time for America Recycles Day! (MNN)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 1

Written by | November 1st, 2012

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It’s a new day, a new month and new green news.

  1. Scientists don’t know if Sandy was caused by climate change, but the resulting storm surge most certainly was. (New York Times)
  2. North America’s increased oil production is a boom for the railroads. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Does Daylight Savings Time save energy? And why do we do it, anyway? Get the facts. (National Geographic)
  4. New technology has been developed to keep deer away from roads, and it works. (Discovery)
  5. Dirt news (really, it’s interesting!): Dirt on Mars was found to be similar to Hawaiian soil! (MNN)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 30

Written by | October 30th, 2012

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Sandy is hanging around, changing the coast line in some places, and we’re left wondering…

  1. …Has climate change created this Frankenstorm? (NPR)
  2. This state-by-state impact informs us how Sandy has affected the East Coast. (CNN)
  3. New satellite photos show Sandy’s footprint over the entire Earth. (MNN)
  4. This business entrepreneur is accelerating technology for a greener planet. (Grist)
  5. Once extinct in the wild, Tanzanian toads make a comeback, thanks to American zoos. (Washington Post)
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