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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, July 24

Written by | July 24th, 2013

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Amazing NASA images have us feeling quite small this morning…

  1. Check out these awe-inspiring images of Earth from very, very far away… (National Geographic)
  2. A new documentary has SeaWorld fighting back before the film is even released. (The New York Times)
  3. Video: Divers nearly swallowed whole by humpback whales! (USA Today)
  4. Still proving that they’re one smart species: dolphins call each other by name. (BBC News)
  5. Feds’ plan to kill one species of owl to save another have many wondering how far we humans should go to intervene in nature. (Q13 Fox News in Seattle)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 29

Written by | February 29th, 2012

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Today is Leap Day, which means you get extra day of green news!

  1. Seattle, Washington welcomes a public food forest. (TreeHugger)
  2. A dolphin’s unique whistle says “Hey! Come play!” (MSNBC)
  3. Lone gray wolf brings hope to California. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. One unexpected spot for a sunny park: a NYC subway tunnel. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Trust us – a look at the extinct giant penguin was worth the 26 million-year wait. (Washington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 5

Written by | January 5th, 2012

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They say imitation is the highest form of flattery.

  1. Meet a fish that mimics an octopus… that mimics fish. (msnbc)
  2. Parasite flies are turning honeybees into “zom-bees.” (Time)
  3. Here’s a bright idea: solar-powered ATMs bring money to rural India. (TreeHugger)
  4. Harp seal pups are on thin ice. (Green)
  5. Seattle thinks outside the tray and serves students healthier school lunches. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 25

Written by | February 25th, 2011

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Here’s the green news of the day. We really like that last one:

  1. The world’s largest mud volcano will continue erupting for 26 years. (BBC)
  2. A California company is using solar power to extract oil from an old oil field. (Green)
  3. The navigational “magic” of sea turtles has finally been explained. (Wired Science)
  4. Electric Rolls Royce will let blue-bloods go green. (Grist)
  5. We just purchased more than 3,000 acres along Clearwater River in Washington to replant trees and restore the watershed. (Seattle Times)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 14

Written by | October 14th, 2010

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So, what are YOUR plans for 2030?

  1. A new report says that we are sucking the life out of the planet so bad that by 2030, we’ll need two. (Mongabay)
  2. Better news for 2030: by then, the United States could be getting 20 percent of its energy from offshore wind. (EcoGeek)
  3. No more phone book litter for the city of Seattle! (Treehugger)
  4. Small businesses really should care about sustainability– and here’s why. (GreenBiz)
  5. Italy’s fighting prostitution by cutting down trees. Um, what? (Guardian.co.uk)
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