Tag: urban farming

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 13

Written by | February 13th, 2012

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This gorilla could be the next Picasso.

  1. Art by Animals exhibit features artwork from gorillas, elephants and more. (Wired Science)
  2. Study finds nature is missing from children’s books. (TreeHugger)
  3. Asian carp: if you can’t beat ‘em, shoot ‘em. (The Columbus Dispatch)
  4. Finally, fuel removal begins at the Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck. (Washington Post)
  5. Urban farming goes vertical. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 7

Written by | July 7th, 2011

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Did you get a spot at a Yosemite campground this summer? Lucky you…

  1. Why did Snorkel the gigantic loggerhead turtle get an MRI? (Extinction Countdown)
  2. One phosphate mine in the Saharan desert could disrupt the entire global food supply. (YaleE360)
  3. Take a look at some of the non-human passengers that have traveled on space shuttles. (Wired)
  4. Scalpers are running a racket at Yosemite campsites. (NPR)
  5. “Urban farming” sounds like an oxymoron, but it’s part of a rising sustainable agriculture movement. (Green Biz)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 31

Written by | December 31st, 2009

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Only one day left in 2009 to catch the hottest green news links. See you in 2010!

  1. Treehugger offers up nine hopeful predictions for 2010. (Treehugger)
  2. Volunteers from 35 countries are on the lookout for the slender-billed curlew, last seen in 2001. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. Those pretty little (or not-so-little) home aquariums of tropical fish could be fueling the collapse of a Florida fishery. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. London has launched a new plan to ensure there will be charging stations within one mile of all residents by 2015. (EcoGeek)
  5. Scientists say that increased carbon dioxide emissions are causing the oceans to be louder. (New York Times)
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