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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 15

Written by | November 15th, 2012

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Let’s buoy our outlook on today with some positive green news.

  1. Chicago is planning an urban farm — one that could be the biggest in the nation. (Grist)
  2. Corals in distress? Tiny fish to the rescue. (Green)
  3. Happy America Recycles Day! To commemorate, here are 20 interesting and innovative recycling stories. (MNN)
  4. BP is reported to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history for its Gulf oil spill disaster in 2010. (Huffington Post)
  5. Appealing to heartland values of patriotism, thrift, and local pride can help in the fight against climate change. (One Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2012

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Ready for some green news?

  1. Oh, no big deal, it’s just a live penguin cam! (Grist)
  2. Shipping containers mimics Costa Rican rainforest for endangered frogs. (BBC)
  3. Underwater video cameras prove marine protected areas benefit sharks. (Washington Post)
  4. James Cameron could watch Titanic twice! on his journey to the ocean’s deepest point. (National Geographic)
  5. Urban farms provide sources of healthy food to underserved communities. (Care2)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 19

Written by | January 19th, 2011

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Kick off your day the cool green way:

  1. When it comes to eco-friendly household products, there’s a green divide between men and women. (Urban Farm)
  2. This pretty little flower was just removed from the endangered species list. Congrats, pretty little flower! (Green)
  3. Thanks to climate change, the northern hemisphere’s ice is melting, which means less sunlight is reflected back into space, which means the planet’s getting warmer even faster. Phew. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Trees are smarter than squirrels. (Treehugger)
  5. Does eating sustainably raised meat make a more positive impact than going veg? This writer thinks so. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 15

Written by | September 15th, 2010

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From wild tigers to house crickets… our 5 cool green links will get you buzzing:

  1. Andy Revkin has an idea for how Apple can help save wild tigers. (Dot Earth)
  2. Insurance companies have a financial stake in climate change — and you and I are already paying for it. (ClimateBiz)
  3. Can high-rise urban farms feed the nation? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. One of the world’s poorest countries — the island of Kiribati (pronounced “Kir-ee-bas”) — has closed a huge stretch of ocean to fishing in an effort to protect marine resources. (Mongabay)
  5. First the bees, then the bats, now… house crickets? (The Christian Science Monitor)
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