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Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 30

Written by | January 30th, 2012

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Today we’ll boldly go where no Lego man has gone before.

  1. Teens send a Lego 80,000 feet into the clouds (and they have video!). (Los Angeles Times)
  2. Marine mammals are showing up on more dinner plates than you may except. (Huffington Post)
  3. What country takes first prize on the environmental performance index? (Green)
  4. Sea cucumber poo may be key to saving the world’s coral reefs. (TreeHugger)
  5. NASA video shows the Earth’s rise in temperature over the past 131 years. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 9

Written by | January 9th, 2012

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Alaskan pollock and Caribbean queen conch breathe a sigh of relief.

  1. The U.S. becomes the first country to impose catch limits for every species it manages. (Washington Post)
  2. In 2011, global media coverage on climate change was down a whopping 20%. (Mongabay)
  3. Where do pearlfish hide so they’re not eaten? A sea cucumber’s bottom, of course. (BBC)
  4. Mexico City closes one of the world’s largest landfills. (Grist)
  5. 5 million trees are cut down each year to produce white pages phone books. (TreeHugger)
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