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Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 16

Written by | July 16th, 2010

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Well, 4 out of 5 ain’t bad… enjoy today’s (mostly) uplifting round-up of cool green news:

  1. Oil stops flowing for the first time since April. (The New York Times)
  2. Extending the local food movement to water. (Huffington Post)
  3. More on water: a new effort to ship water from where it’s plentiful to where it’s scarce. (Green)
  4. See a video showing why keeping Florida beaches dark at night helps sea turtles. (Dot Earth)
  5. Capturing warm summer air to heat a school in the cold Switzerland winter. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 8

Written by | April 8th, 2010

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Read on for the day’s coolest and greenest news:

  1. Hey, did you hear? The Nature Conservancy’s releasing The Atlas of Global Conservation on Earth Day. (YaleE360)
  2. In less than 40 years, forests in the eastern U.S. declined by 4.1 percent, says a new study. (Mongabay)
  3. Measuring a company’s water footprint isn’t as easy as it probably should be. (Green Inc.)
  4. Since 1990, fishing gear’s been responsible for the accidental deaths of around 8 million sea turtles. (Journal Watch Online)
  5. A coal-carrying ship traveling through a marine protected area (!) runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef, and the crew thinks it’s no big deal. (Treehugger)
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