Tag: Vultures

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 31

Written by | December 31st, 2012

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Happy New Year! Enjoy the last suite of cool green news for 2012.

  1. Nature was busy this past year: see a slideshow of the worst natural disasters in 2012. (Huffington Post)
  2. Check out this roundup of environmental journalism from 2012. (One Earth)
  3. Positive for Pachyderms: Los Angeles is considering a ban on circus elephants. (MNN)
  4. Vultures in the Everglades are eating…cars? (Washington Post)
  5. Georgia is planning its first suite of bear tunnels to help protect the species and connect their vital habitat. (Online Athens)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 18

Written by | May 18th, 2011

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Who wants green news?

  1. In India, a ban on medicine for cows is saving vultures’ lives. (Wired)
  2. The US Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled a plan to protect bats from white nose syndrome. (LA Times)
  3. Here’s how to boost recycling rates in schools. (The Daily Green)
  4. Researchers discovered nine new marine species off the coast of Bali. (Green House)
  5. A new study says that 1/3 of the food produced for human consumption is wasted. (Triple Pundit)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 17

Written by | December 17th, 2010

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Napoleon Dynamite might love ligers, but let’s hope there aren’t more hybrid animals on the way. Here are your five cool links:

  1. Are “grolar bears” just the start? Melting Arctic ice could lead to more hybrid animals. (Treehugger)
  2. One airline is switching to low carbon forest fuel. (Clean Technica)
  3. Another bonus from wind turbines, they might actually help surrounding crops. (EcoGeek)
  4. Playstation 3, Xbox 360 or the Wii? One is six times more energy efficient! (GreenBiz)
  5. Is the decline of vultures in Kenya being caused by poisoned carcasses? (BBC)

International Vulture Awareness Day: Who Knew?

Written by | September 4th, 2009

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I just learned, courtesy of my local newspaper, that tomorrow (September 5, 2009) is International Vulture Awareness Day!  Consider celebrating by stocking your feeders with carrion (which reminds me of several bad jokes, but I’ll put those at the end), cruising your local highways for road kill (aka, vulture food), or just getting out and observing […]

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