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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 11

Written by | October 11th, 2012

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It’s time to get your cool green news on.

  1. New Report: The world is at risk from storms and natural disasters, but nature can protect us. (Nature.org)
  2. 1 of 2 surviving sea otters from the Exxon Valdeez oil spill has died. (Washington Post)
  3. Dollar General has dropped Asia Pulp and Paper brands from their stores — a win for forests and tiger habitat in Asia. (Mongabay)
  4. An ecologist has figured out how cities can calculate their carbon emissions — and nip and tuck at their carbon footprint. (NPR)
  5. A new oil sheen in the Gulf matches oil from the BP spill in 2010. (Huffington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 10

Written by | September 10th, 2012

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Climate change finds a new (and unexpected) ally in today’s green news.

  1. Cool finding of the weekend: lemon sharks can learn from their peers. (BBC Nature)
  2. Sea otters help fight global warming. (TG Daily)
  3. Talk about roadblock — endangered spider sighting stops highway construction in Texas. (San Antonio Express)
  4. Caribbean coral reefs on the verge of collapse. (Guardian)
  5. The view from space: why all hurricanes look the same. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 24

Written by | September 24th, 2010

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Hopefully this is the only place you’ll find stink bugs and chocolate together. It’s your Cool Green Morning:

  1. Maryland farmers are seeing massive spikes in crops damaged by stink bugs. (Baltimore Sun)
  2. Disease threatens to devastate the global cocoa supply. Can genetic intervention save chocolate? (Scientific American)
  3. An ancient microbe that thrives in warmer, polluted waters is poisoning sea otters. (Los Angeles Times)
  4. Ocean surface temperatures rose rapidly in the 1970s, but why? (BBC)
  5. In 1995 there were only about 25 Florida panthers left, now they’re rebounding. (NPR)
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