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The Green Buzz: Friday, May 17

Written by | May 17th, 2013

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Happy National Bike to Work Day! After you lock up your wheels, read today’s green news:

  1. If climate scientists overwhelmingly agree on global warming, why doesn’t the public? (NY Times)
  2. Want healthier tomatoes? Grow them with LEDs. (TreeHugger)
  3. Jaguars are large, beautiful and thankfully thriving in the Peruvian Amazon. (Mongabay)
  4. It’s Earth’s most iconic summit. And it’s melting. Fast. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Vehicles in the U.S. hit an estimated 1-2 million animals every year. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 4

Written by | July 4th, 2012

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Happy Fourth of July! Start your holiday off right and dive into some cool (and summer-y) green news.

  1. Get some tips for a greener Fourth of July celebration. (Huffington Post)
  2. Time for fireworks! But for our feathered friends, commercial displays are best. (Grist)
  3. Ever notice how modern tomatoes taste like cardboard? There’s a gene mutation for that. (Treehugger)
  4. You’re probably grilling your food today…and this author says the greenest meat is that which has been hunted. (CNN)
  5. And finally, what’s behind the record-setting heat? (Discovery)

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Written by | May 2nd, 2011

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Your Cinco de Mayo fiesta isn’t complete until you follow these tips from our Mexico staffer on how to incorporate traditional and popular foods into your celebration.

Eating Local, Part 2: Grow Your Own

Written by | March 24th, 2011

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In the second of her series on eating locally-produced food, Sarene Marshall demystifies gardening and shows how simple it can be to get great food from your home.

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