Tag: threatened species

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, November 26

Written by | November 26th, 2013

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Big animal news in today’s Green Buzz.

  1. World Toilet Organization campaign seeks to turn Black Friday brown. (MNN)
  2. In the last six months alone, over 350 species added to the IUCN Red List’s threatened species list. (Mongabay)
  3. Judge rejects climate change refugee claim. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. You’ll never guess what vegetable powered up this Christmas tree. (TreeHugger)
  5. We blame the cows: U.S. methane emissions may be 50% more than previously thought. (USA Today)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 28

Written by | June 28th, 2012

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It’s Cool Green Morning time!

  1. Pennsylvania Transit Authority’s new battery system allows trains to run like Prius hybrids. (Green)
  2. Watch where you swim. NRDC releases new beach quality report. (Huffington Post)
  3. How does a country show its commitment to combat poaching? Publicly destroys confiscated ivory. (Guardian)
  4. 247 species — including 60 birds — have been added to the threatened species list. (Mongabay)
  5. Simple but brilliant. Desk harvests our daily energy and turns it into electricity. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 30

Written by | April 30th, 2012

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It’s a mostly animal Monday in our green news lineup.

  1. Australia lists the koala bear as a threatened species for the first time. (Guardian)
  2. Wind farms affect weather in immediate area, raise temperatures near ground. (Wall Street Journal)
  3. Pacific reef shark populations are down 90 percent, mostly due to human fishing pressure. (Washington Post)
  4. Do recent sightings mean wolves have returned to Atlantic Canada for the first time in decades? (Huffington Post)
  5. Peru is examining the death of more than 500 pelicans. (BBC)
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