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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2012

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The news this morning strongly hints that if you haven’t already, it’s time to jump on the reusable bag bandwagon…

  1. L.A. is now the largest city in the U.S. to ban plastic bags! (Treehugger)
  2. They have it rough enough, so the last thing baby sea turtles need are hot nests due to climate change. (Green)
  3. Northwestern University scientists have developed a more efficient and enviro-friendly solar cell. (CleanTechnica)
  4. Because we know you’ve been dying to learn: How whales open their huge mouths. (BBC Nature)
  5. The WHO says radiation levels from Fukushima not as high as previously thought — but infants at risk. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 10

Written by | February 10th, 2012

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Here are today’s top green news headlines. Happy Friday!

  1. Quiet oceans make for calmer right whales. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Regular contact with nature is part of a balanced diet for kids. (BBC)
  3. The world’s biggest conservation group (ahem) is making forays into urban areas. (Grist)
  4. Toilet paper production destroys Indonesian rainforests. (Mongabay)
  5. Woolly mammoth sighting or publicity hoax? (MSNBC)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 16

Written by | June 16th, 2011

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Whales and foxes and monkeys, oh my!

  1. Two very dedicated New Yorkers have mapped every one of Central Park’s 19,000+ trees. (Treehugger)
  2. You might have a climate crisis if… (NRDC, via Grist)
  3. Want to have fun like a whale, fox or monkey? Here’s how. (Wired)
  4. After years of community opposition, Peru cancels a massive dam project in the Madre de Dios River. (Mongabay)
  5. NOAA predicts that the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone will be bigger than ever this year. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 20

Written by | May 20th, 2011

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Where else will you find a giant armadillo and reverse lightning?

  1. See how camera traps are giving rare glimpses of species like the giant armadillo and the jaguarundi. (Mongabay)
  2. We’re learning how 50-mile-high jets of lightning shoot from Earth up to space. (Wired Science)
  3. Which states are the leaders in green energy and where does yours rank? Check the list. (Green House)
  4. The 2011 Atlantic hurricane forecast is out, and it doesn’t look good. (The Daily Green)
  5. Experts fear that a pod of 100 whales circling off Scotland is about to beach themselves. (Guardian Eco)

Save the Whales!?

Written by | April 15th, 2011

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Now it’s a cliché used to mock the environmental movement, but recent events show it’s importance. Jay Odell offers a tweak that could make “Save the Whales” relevant again.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 25

Written by | October 25th, 2010

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Kick off your week with these great green news stories:

  1. Whales and dolphins are protected from hunting in Palau’s new Mongolia-sized marine sanctuary. (Mongabay)
  2. Fist pump! The largest solar farm in the northeastern U.S. is under construction in southern New Jersey. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Here are some tips for recycling your e-waste. (Green)
  4. What will space tourism mean for climate change? (Scientific American)
  5. Bees are smarter than computers. (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 25

Written by | May 25th, 2010

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Get your Cool Green Morning on:

  1. Biodiversity on islands rebounding from centuries of invasive rat infestation might recover faster than previously thought, a new study says. (Conservation Maven)
  2. Montgomery County, Maryland just passed the nation’s first countywide carbon tax. (Solve Climate)
  3. A group claims that dolphins and whales deserve human rights. (YaleE360)
  4. Americans are spending more time outdoors these days, according to a new report. (Treehugger)
  5. Tax breaks for solar companies could create more than 200,000 jobs in the US by 2016. (CleanTechnica)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 7

Written by | July 7th, 2009

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It’s a wildlife-friendly day here at Cool Green Morning. We’ve got baby animals (orangutans and lynx), strange animals (swimming mouse-deer), high-profile animals (polar bears) and underwater animals (coral). The news isn’t all good, but it’ll get you going. Could deer provide clues to the evolution of whales? It seems so. Scientists recently discovered two species […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 9

Written by | April 9th, 2009

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We’re covering the globe today… from Australia to Bolivia to Oregon to the depths of the ocean, here are the top green news stories you should read. Australia Holds the Grim Distinction… of being the place scientists point to for evidence of climate change. Drought, wildfires, heat waves and agricultural collapse plague the country, and […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 13

Written by | February 13th, 2009

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Long weekend, and maybe you’ll hit the mall, and maybe that’s not such an eco-crime after all. Read below to learn more — and all the green online news that’s fit to print. (And could you pick up some socks for us while you’re there?) But the UPS Driver is So Cute: Which is greener: […]

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