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The Green Buzz: Thursday, February 28

Written by | February 28th, 2013

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It’s about time the polar bears got some good news.

  1. Shell will not return to the Arctic to attempt its drilling efforts in 2013. (New York Times)
  2. Been wondering how to tell which Global Food Giant has the best environmental record? Wonder no more, thanks to Oxfam. (New York Times)
  3. Kicking the plastic habit: is it possible? This author says yes. (MNN)
  4. The Great Green Fleet: The Pentagon is moving full green ahead. (Grist)
  5. Hey, Mother Nature: no one cares about the environment anymore. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 17

Written by | October 17th, 2012

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From green etiquette to coffee to the debate, we’ve got your Cool Green News.

  1. Traveling for the holidays? Perhaps you’d like to brush up on etiquette for the green houseguest. (Earth 911)
  2. A photo tells 1000 words — especially when it shows just how close Shell’s offshore rig is to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (The Daily Climate)
  3. Disney — the largest publisher of children’s books — has dropped a paper supplier that is linked to deforestation. (Mongabay)
  4. Starbucks has opened a pre-fabricated, modular store in Denver — with locally sourced material and a very low carbon footprint. (National Geographic)
  5. Last night’s debate: Check out the facts on energy production on public lands, and find out which candidate was right. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 19

Written by | July 19th, 2012

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Birds that eat plastic? Gorillas that dismantle traps? An elaborate Shell website hoax? Get your green news here!

  1. It seems as though North American birds ingest the most plastic of all the birds in the world. (Treehugger)
  2. Check out Arctic Ready. It’s a Shell website…er, an elaborate hoax by Greenpeace — and it’s good. (Huffington Post)
  3. What would you choose: Dengue fever, or GMO mosquitoes? Residents of Florida have to decide. (Grist)
  4. It’s true! You can smell oncoming summer rain. (Scientific American)
  5. Juvenile gorillas found and dismantled poachers’ traps in Rwanda! (National Geographic)
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