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The Green Buzz: Friday, October 11

Written by | October 11th, 2013

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Just another reason elephants are awesome. That and more, in today’s Green Buzz.

  1. School’s out! Georgia school cancels class because the weather is too nice. (TreeHugger)
  2. Like humans, elephants get the point of pointing. (NY Times)
  3. Hold your noses… government shutdown stalls out stink bug monitoring program. (Wired)
  4. France upholds law banning fracking. (Guardian)
  5. Predictions are in on when our climate reaches the point-of-no-return. (Bloomberg)

The Green Buzz: Monday, October 7

Written by | October 7th, 2013

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Another compelling reason for why not to cut down the world’s rain forests is in today’s green news.

  1. An expedition to some of the planet’s most remote and unexplored rain forests has found 60 new species! (National Geographic)
  2. Stink bugs are coming, but workers who count this invasive insect are furloughed. (Consumer Reports)
  3. When the ocean is a desert, this creature helps coral reefs thrive. (BBC News)
  4. These 14 inventions were inspired by the greatest and most successful “machine” in the universe: Nature. (Bloomberg)
  5. Let’s meet the man who made sea-level rise disappear in North Carolina. (MNN)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 23

Written by | September 23rd, 2011

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Do you get the feeling a certain Dave Matthews Band song will get played about 5 million times today?

  1. The NASA satellite UARS is expected to crash to Earth this afternoon, but where will it hit? (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. A pillar of physics and Einstein’s theory of relativity may have been refuted. (Huffington Post)
  3. Here’s an interesting theory as to why Chinese stink bugs nearly disappeared this year. (Treehugger)
  4. A new map reveals the most biodiverse place on Earth, and it’s already threatened by oil. (Mongabay)
  5. A newly discovered plant in Brazil bends down to bury its own seeds. (BBC)

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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