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The Green Buzz: Monday, October 21

Written by | October 21st, 2013

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Another mysterious fish washes ashore in today’s green news.

  1. How many tree species do you think reside in the Amazon? A new report estimates just how diverse the rainforest is. (Pentagon Post)
  2. Another rare oarfish has washed ashore in California, and scientists are stumped as to why. (Reuters)
  3. This report has us wondering what our oceans are going to look like by 2100. (Environment News Service)
  4. The end of an oil era is 2070, says a major oil company. (MNN)
  5. Giant Asian tiger shrimp — we’re talking the length of a forearm — have invaded U.S. waters. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 2

Written by | January 2nd, 2013

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It’s a new year and a new day, so how about some new green news?

  1. Still looking to make a New Year’s Resolution? Here are 15 green resolutions that really make a difference. (The Daily Green)
  2. No vote for Hurricane Sandy aid in Congress — and representatives from both sides are not happy. (Huffington Post)
  3. Shell’s oil drilling rig has run aground in the Gulf of Alaska, and so far, no reports of oil sheen in the water. (NPR)
  4. Sustainable companies are attracting more workers — even if it means taking a pay cut. (MNN)
  5. The fights and friendships of giraffes have been revealed, thanks to new footage for an upcoming series on Africa. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 4

Written by | September 4th, 2012

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A drought occurs in one area of the world and its effects are localized, right? Wrong…

  1. Food prices around the world are up 10% thanks to the U.S. drought. (Grist)
  2. Liberia’s forests are threatened by shady deals that have handed 25% of its landmass to logging companies. (Scientific American)
  3. Shell Oil gets the “OK” to begin drilling in sensitive waters off Alaska’s coast. (Washington Post)
  4. Inspiration for the day: U.S. kids start One More Generation, a campaign to save South Africa’s rhinos. (Mongabay)
  5. Fifty years ago this month, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring changed the way we viewed the chemical industry’s impact on natural systems. (GreenBiz)
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