Tag: wasps

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 5

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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To clone or not to clone, that is the question.

  1. The currently extinct Wooly mammoth may roam again, thanks to cloning. (TreeHugger)
  2. Climate change = 75 percent man-made. (Scientific American)
  3. Wasps rely on face recognition to keep the peace. (National Geographic)
  4. The nation recycles only one-forth of our hard plastic bottle waste. (Green)
  5. Meet the winter endurance athletes of the animal world: wolverines. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 20

Written by | October 20th, 2011

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Just in time for Halloween: Outsider zombie queen wasps!

  1. Divers off Colombia discovered a massive shark massacre, as many as 2,000 are dead. (Guardian)
  2. Your washing machine is an important source of plastic pollution in oceans. (Green)
  3. A parasite is turning wasps into outsider zombie queens. (Wired)
  4. One species of reef fish live have a fascinating method of catching prey. (BBC)
  5. Pictures: Underwater volcano erupts off the Canary Islands and stains the seas. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 29

Written by | August 29th, 2011

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Good riddance, Irene!

  1. Is climate change making hurricanes stronger? (Green)
  2. In the wake of Hurricane Irene, does New York City need storm surge protection? (DotEarth)
  3. After making a pretty significant wrong turn two months ago, Happy Feet the penguin is finally on his way home. (Treehugger)
  4. Meet the just-discovered Komodo dragon of wasps. (Mongabay)
  5. Do you really need a trashcan liner? Ask Umbra has the scoop. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 6

Written by | July 6th, 2011

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Get your green news on:

  1. Stop making excuses and ride your bike to work already. (Treehugger)
  2. California fights invasive light-brown apple moths with native stinger-less wasps. (Los Angeles Times)
  3. London’s poor air quality may leave a dark cloud over next summer’s Olympic Games. (Huffington Post)
  4. This invasive plant is cropping up all over New York– and beware, it can cause blisters, scarring and even blindness. (Associated Press, via Christian Science Monitor)
  5. The Bahamas bans shark fishing. (Green)

 

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