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Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 29

Written by | May 29th, 2012

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Here are today’s top green news stories to ease you back into the work week.

  1. Sequoia National Park is home to ancient redwoods… and smog. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. To save some species, zoos must let others die. (New York Times)
  3. Would you like a little radiation with your tuna? (TreeHugger)
  4. Tropical dams are a false solution to climate change. (Mongabay)
  5. Let’s end on an upbeat note: how to dry you hands with only 1 paper towel! (Discovery News)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 6

Written by | January 6th, 2012

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And you thought you were paying too much for sushi.

  1. The world’s most expensive tuna sells for $735,000. (Mongabay)
  2. Toxic releases in the US rose 16% in 2010 according to the EPA. (Washington Post)
  3. Bourbon of proof: Is Kentucky’s heritage spirit compromised by GMO corn? (Grist)
  4. The US snow drought could have serious implications beyond the slopes. (Scientific American)
  5. Scientists are turning ants into “supersoldiers” with giant heads and jaws. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 18

Written by | October 18th, 2011

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Say it ain’t so! Coffee drinkers, you need a cup of today’s green news:

  1. Is climate change threatening the world’s coffee supply? (CBS News)
  2. Despite bluefin tuna quotas, records show that over 140 percent more tuna meat was sold than supposedly caught in 2010. (Green)
  3. Natural Resources Defense Council plugs into the power of social networking with a Facebook app will allow users to monitor their energy use. (TreeHugger)
  4. Are you celebrating Bulk Foods Week? Bulk foods provide a savings of 30% to 60% — and bulk is better for the environment. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Attack of the killer seaweed: algae in the South Pacific can poison coral on contact. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 10

Written by | March 10th, 2011

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The top 5 green stories you must read–TODAY:

  1. Last year’s intense heat wave in Russia wasn’t caused by climate change. (Green)
  2. On the other hand, damaged coffee crops in Colombia are a victim of warming temps. (The New York Times)
  3. The fine art of sharing could help you to never buy anything again. (Grist)
  4. Here’s a tip: if you’re in Delhi, or traveling there soon, don’t eat the vegetables. (BBC)
  5. Two big players in the tuna market are cleaning up their practices. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2010

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Happy World Water Day! Get the latest in freshwater news– and more– in today’s Cool Green Morning:

  1. The creator of “The Story of Stuff” presents “The Story of Bottled Water.” (Grist)
  2. Alcatraz Island is dropping its $700,000-per-year diesel habit. (CleanTechnica)
  3. What do sharks, bluefin tuna, polar bears and now corals have in common? They were all denied protection by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. (Mongabay)
  4. Sea level rise: Depending on where you live, it’s either going to be maybe not as bad as you’d think, or way, way worse. (YaleE360)
  5. Check out these water-saving “toilets of the future.” (Greener Buildings)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 16

Written by | November 16th, 2009

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Good news about cow poop. Good news (?) about Copenhagen. Good news for those of you who’ve always dreamed of a dress made of LED lights. Happiness is the smell of a new Cool Green Morning, to paraphrase Don Draper… The rehabilitation of poop continues: The Netherlands has opened its second cow-dung power plant, reports […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 7

Written by | October 7th, 2009

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Lots of good news today, readers!  The fate of tuna:  not necessarily hopeless!  Global carbon emissions are down!  Drinking wine from a barrel is a totally green thing to do!  Who doesn’t love kicking off their Cool Green Morning on a positive note?: Every cloud has a silver lining, right?  Yale Environment 360 reports that […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 18

Written by | February 18th, 2009

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WARNING: There’s a really gross story in this Cool Green Morning THAT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RESIST IF YOU CONTINUE READING. (Oh, and it’s not the one about how Arctic peat is contributing to climate change, although that is really odd.) OK, you’ve been warned… Too Crabby: Saving the shorebird known as the […]

Cool Green Afternoon: Wednesday, January 7

Written by | January 7th, 2009

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Good afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Conservationist and all the sustainably fishing ships at sea! Here’s what we’re finding in the green blogosphere and beyond that you should know about: Maybe That’s Why They Call it Fuel: Could coffee be the next big biofuel source? Will It Be a Gas? Grist says that Rep. Nancy Pelosi […]

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