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The Green Buzz: Friday, February 8

Written by | February 8th, 2013

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Is Nemo headed your way? The shelves might be empty of bread, milk and eggs, but there’s plenty of green news to go around.

  1. What do bats, sloths, whales and people have in common? This guy. (Scientific American)
  2. When it comes to environmental issues, we are pretty darn apathetic. (GreenBiz)
  3. In a dream world, this would be what an American high-speed rail network might look like. (Treehugger)
  4. Bikeshare systems are great, but there’s an unfortunate dearth of helmet-shares. (Grist)
  5. Two Great Lakes hit record lows. But what does it all mean?? (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 1

Written by | November 1st, 2012

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It’s a new day, a new month and new green news.

  1. Scientists don’t know if Sandy was caused by climate change, but the resulting storm surge most certainly was. (New York Times)
  2. North America’s increased oil production is a boom for the railroads. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Does Daylight Savings Time save energy? And why do we do it, anyway? Get the facts. (National Geographic)
  4. New technology has been developed to keep deer away from roads, and it works. (Discovery)
  5. Dirt news (really, it’s interesting!): Dirt on Mars was found to be similar to Hawaiian soil! (MNN)

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: Tuesday, December 27

Written by | December 27th, 2011

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Today we learn what to do with all that post-Christmas clutter.

  1. NRDC shares a few green ideas for putting holiday waste to good use. (NRDC)
  2. American youth have fallen out of love with automobiles. (Grist)
  3. If science looks to the past to understand the future, what happens when climate change gets in the way? (Time)
  4. Explore a coral reef Twilight Zone. (Green)
  5. China unveils a controversial 310-mph train. (Wall Street Journal)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2009

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Climate change, oceans and fish, water in the West… we’ve got all of today’s important topics gathered in one convenient place for you. Enjoy your Cool Green Morning news. Blogfish honors World Oceans Day with a round-up of the best in ocean blogging while over at Grist, Carl Safina offers some insight into why jellyfish are […]

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