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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 7

Written by | June 7th, 2012

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It’s a brilliant, tech-filled morning in the world of green news!

  1. Check out this new app that will help you track utility usage (and save energy) all throughout the day. Genius. (Green)
  2. One for the history books: A solar plane has completed its first intercontinental flight. (National Geographic)
  3. A Virginia couple set a world record for the longest drive on a single tank of gas. How far do you think they got? (CleanTechnica)
  4. Maybe you saw the transit of Venus across the Sun from Earth, but did you see it from the Space Station? (Discovery News)
  5. Recycled pee: are we ignoring a potential solution to the freshwater crisis? (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2012

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Happy World Environment Day!

  1. Today we celebrate 40 years of positive environmental action. (Care2)
  2. Without birds, insects would be bigger, much bigger. (National Geographic)
  3. Chance of a lifetime: watch the transit of Venus this afternoon. (Wired Science)
  4. How does a mosquito survive a rain storm? He hitches a ride on a raindrop! (BBC Nature)
  5. These trees are feeling a bit blue, after an artist paints them to raise awareness about deforestation. (TreeHugger)
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