Tag: Taiwan

Saving Sharks from the Banquet Table

Written by | August 14th, 2012

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On June 18, 2012, China’s State Council announced the ban on consuming shark fins at official government related banquets – a very important step in the face of plummeting shark population numbers.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 14

Written by | April 14th, 2010

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What’s cool and green and read all over? Well, duh:

  1. Is this real life? A three-story building made of recycled plastic bottles was just unveiled in Taiwan. (Treehugger)
  2. Just how green are Obama’s rumored picks for the Supreme Court? (Grist)
  3. A new study finds that Canada’s Devon Island ice cap is melting way, way too fast. (LA Times Greenspace)
  4. Apparently, going paperless might not always be the greenest option. (GreenBiz)
  5. Bikes are just as important as cars, says US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. (Ensue backlash.) (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 8

Written by | October 8th, 2009

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Solar roads, “artificial trees” that pull CO2 from the air, and using dead people to run the air conditioning unit… it’s just another round-up of Cool Green News. Driving on glass sounds kind of sketchy, but an Idaho-based engineer has invented solar panels that you can indeed drive on. The next step is lots and lots of testing. U.S. […]

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