Tag: tsunami

The Green Buzz: Thursday, June 27

Written by | June 27th, 2013

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Like to drink orange juice in the morning? Then you’ll be interested in today’s green news.

  1. A new invasive bug in Florida is threatening the state’s citrus crop. (NPR)
  2. Experts and journalists have weighed in, and here are four key moments of Obama’s climate change speech. (TreeHugger)
  3. Did extreme weather cause a tsunami in New Jersey? (Huffington Post)
  4. Since when did feeding birds constitute a charge of illegally feeding wildlife? (MNN)
  5. Can sharks in the Gulf and off Cuba’s coast be saved by a sustainable fishery? (Scientific American)

Oscar’s Surprise Winner: Nature

Written by | February 25th, 2013

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Never before has a single Oscars yielded so many acclaimed, nominated movies featuring nature – specifically the power of nature – so prominently.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 14

Written by | June 14th, 2012

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From GM crops to alien mother ships (really!), we’ve got your green news.

  1. Lose power in your home? Have a plug-in Prius? Well, then, plug that baby in and power your home! (Gizmag)
  2. Can’t afford to outfit your home in solar panels? That’s what you think, says Solar Mosaic. (Grist)
  3. Could genetically modified crops actually be good for the environment? (Guardian)
  4. North American wildfires have been bad — and unfortunately a new study says to expect more. (Discovery News)
  5. Remember the tsunami dock that landed on a Oregon beach last week? It’s an alien mother ship of species. (National Geographic)

An Ocean Away: Seeing the Japan Tsunami Hit California

Written by | March 16th, 2011

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The lead scientist for our Global Marine Team was there as the surge arrived in Santa Cruz. It was supposed to be 40 minutes of small waves. He explains why boats were still being tossed more than 6 hours later.

COP-14: Big Guns Called In; U.S. Has Bad News on Climate Change Legislation

Written by | December 10th, 2008

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POZNAN, Poland — The big names begin arriving in Poznan today as negotiations ramp up in the final three days of the international climate change meeting. And U.S. congressional staffers warn that passage of cap-and-trade climate change legislation is unlikely to happen in the next 12 months. Former Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to […]

COP-14 Update: Adaptation Key to Negotiations

Written by | December 8th, 2008

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POZNAN, POLAND — As the second and final week of COP-14 kicks off in Poland today, developing countries have called for ecosystem-based adaptation to be a critical part of a post-2012 climate change agreement. During government negotiations last week, delegates with the “G77 and China” group, which represents all of the world’s developing countries, said […]

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