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The Green Buzz: January 6, 2014

Written by | January 6th, 2014

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Supervolcanos could explode without warning, a giant panda will debut, and changes in NYC streets captured on film in today’s green news.

  1. “Sleeping giant” supervolcanos, like the one in Yellowstone National Park, may not be as heavy of sleepers as we once thought.  (BBC)
  2. If you plan to be in the Washington, DC are on January 18th, be sure to stop by The Smithsonian’s National Zoo; their new giant panda cub, Bao Bao, will make her public debut that day.  (Huffington Post)
  3. See how New York City has worked to improve the walk- and bike-ability of its streets over the last decade.  (Grist)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, November 19

Written by | November 19th, 2013

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In today’s green news, we discover a volcano and smarter streetlights. Read on…

  1. It’s official: carbon emissions set to hit new record high in 2013. (Mongabay)
  2. What’s hiding beneath Antarctic ice? Hint, it’s active and could speed up ice loss. (National Geographic)
  3. Not to point fingers, but… these 4 countries might be the biggest disappointments at U.N. climate talks. (Grist)
  4. Natural disasters have cost the world a whopping $3.8 trillion since 1980. (Mother Jones)
  5. How streetlights could become hubs for power and information. (Mother Nature Network)

Nature Photo of the Week: Ocean Fury

Written by | October 17th, 2013

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Your eyes don’t deceive you — that’s lava flowing into an ocean. Incredible! This photo was snapped at Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.

The Green Buzz: Friday, September 6

Written by | September 6th, 2013

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I’m pretty sure you won’t be taking a stroll along the train tracks after reading these stories.

  1. The world’s largest volcano has been discovered, it’s roughly the size of New Mexico. (Discovery)
  2. A train crash in Australia was caused by a huge infestation of millipedes. (The Atlantic)
  3. Did fracking cause more than 100 earthquakes in an Ohio town that never had one before? (Grist)
  4. Poachers poisoned watering holes with cyanide, killing 41 African elephants. (TreeHugger)
  5. PHOTOS: See this stunning collection of macro shots of corals. (Huffington Post Green)

The Green Buzz: Friday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2013

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Happy World Water Day! We’re bringing you some green news with a splash of water news, too.

  1. Research reveals a giant squid is a giant squid is a giant squid. (Wired)
  2. How the water crisis is a women’s, kids’ and hunger issue. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Are Africa “land grabs” really “water grabs”? (CNN)
  4. 5 ways we can lessen our water use this World Water Day. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. You know those mass extinctions 135 million years ago? Blame the volcanoes. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 2

Written by | May 2nd, 2012

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Volcanoes, sardines and bees take the spotlight in today’s green news.

  1. Family disputes create rebel bees. (BBC)
  2. Which U.S. cities top the list for the best transit systems? (Clean Technica)
  3. Bookstores are sprouting with children’s books about the environment. (Washington Post)
  4. Should we stop eating sardines? (Grist)
  5. Yellowstone supervolcano eruptions may be more frequent than thought. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 31

Written by | January 31st, 2012

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Extra, extra! Read today’s top green news stories.

  1. Invasive Burmese pythons eat their way through Florida’s Everglades. (National Geographic)
  2. If you’re looking for a new car, consider a folding microcar! (TreeHugger)
  3. Umm… is that a UFO at the bottom of the Baltic Sea? (Huffington Post)
  4. Egypt remains one of Africa’s largest markets for illegal ivory items. (WWF)
  5. Pop quiz: what caused the mysterious Little Ice Age? (Mother Nature Network)

 

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 12

Written by | January 12th, 2012

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Green your morning with today’s top cool green news stories.

  1. Looking to relocate? A new island pops up in the Red Sea. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Wyoming gets bragging rights: plans begin for North America’s largest wind farm. (TreeHugger)
  3. Say goodbye to packaged foods. (Grist)
  4. Meet the world’s smallest invertebrate — you may need your glasses! (Discovery News)
  5. The FAA makes an exception: aircraft leads whooping cranes on their migration. (Washington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 20

Written by | April 20th, 2010

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Here’s your daily fix, green news addicts:

  1. Will Eyjafj…um, that volcano that’s erupting in Iceland cool the planet? Possibly, but not likely. (The Vine)
  2. Researchers are saying that there are probably close to a billion tiny little species in the world’s oceans. (Mongabay)
  3. Get excited for this new development in tire recycling. (CleanTechnica)
  4. A new exhibit imagines how New York City might adapt to climate change and rising seas. (YaleE360)
  5. The most effective way to go green this Earth Day? Change the way you shop. (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 30

Written by | March 30th, 2009

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It’s Up-In-The-Air Day at Cool Green Morning — with unsolved questions such as: Is airborne dust the cause of global warming? Are energy-efficient light bulbs backfiring? And doesn’t anyone in the U.S. Defense Department remember the Hindenburg? All the rising green news follows: More Than Just Hot Air: The Pentagon will spend $400 million to […]

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