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The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 8

Written by | August 8th, 2013

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We’ve got an animal-filled green news update for you this Thursday morning.

  1. Manatees, dolphins and pelicans are dying fast and in droves at a Florida estuary. (New York Times)
  2. Vintage Hawaiian menus point to how much the sea has changed over the years. (MNN)
  3. The same deadly fungus that has killed millions of bats in the U.S. has made it to England — but are UK bats immune? (BBC News)
  4. The Georgia Aquarium applied to import 18 beluga whales from Russia, and NOAA has declined the request. (NOAA News)
  5. Looks like another commonly used chemical could be yet another source of bee colony collapse disorder. (TreeHugger)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, March 12

Written by | March 12th, 2013

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Serving up today’s green news stories with a side of GMO.

  1. Could the next Fukushima be in your own backyard? (Grist)
  2. Whole Foods paves the way: becomes first grocer to label GMO foods. (The Daily Green)
  3. Huh? What? Songbirds can’t hear each other over the roar of traffic. (BBC Nature)
  4. White-nose syndrome invades South Carolina, the 21st state to be infected. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Mussels could lose grip on rocks in acidified oceans. (Conservation Magazine)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2013

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Forget April showers, global warming brings early flowers.

  1. Gosh, animals are fascinating: Japanese quails demonstrate mastery of camouflage. (Scientific American)
  2. White nose syndrome has killed 5.5 million bats — now spreads to Kentucky. (Green)
  3. Thoreau helps scientists make connections between climate change and early spring flowers. (LiveScience)
  4. Speaking of, six ways climate change will affect you, yes YOU. (National Geographic)
  5. The Dept of Energy is offering a $10M prize to make solar installation cheaper. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 13

Written by | December 13th, 2012

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It’s a diverse–and sometimes strange–Cool Green Morning.

  1. Amazing, or just plain scary? Scientists are engineering trees that can produce their own light. Frankentrees, anyone? (Treehugger)
  2. Looking to widen your natural knowledge in 2013? Check out 10 of the best college environmental programs in the U.S. (MNN)
  3. White-nose syndrome in bats has been likened to AIDS in humans. (The Daily Green)
  4. Enter your address into the new online Flood Tool and see if you’re at risk for future flooding. (Green)
  5. Why, why, why? Elephant poaching surged to record levels in 2011, and shows no sign of slowing. (Huffington Post)

Bad Days in Bat Caves

Written by | September 25th, 2012

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Conservationists feel helpless in the face of white-nose syndrome, a disease wiping out millions of bats. But research may have found a solution. Learn about the knowledge that led to the first-of-its-kind artificial bat cave.

Live from the Artificial Bat Cave

Written by | September 24th, 2012

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Bats are dying by the millions. Science has yet to find answers. Can a new experiment in Tennessee offer hope? Join our blogger on the front line of the battle to save cave bats in the United States.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 6

Written by | June 6th, 2012

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We’ve got your green news this fine morning!

  1. Farm Bill: leaders in the food movement — and celebrity chefs — say, “back to the kitchen.” (Grist)
  2. A new study says hormones in dairy farm wastewater persist for years. (Treehugger)
  3. Bats in the U.S. have been put on a regional extinction watch because of white nose syndrome. (BBC)
  4. Is deforestation happening near you? Now you can find out with the Global Forest Disturbance Alert System. (Mongabay)
  5. China wants to keep its air pollution levels to itself. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 19

Written by | January 19th, 2012

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Sit back and enjoy a bowl of prehistoric popcorn.

  1. Climate change gets a $18 million boost. Thank you, Prince Charles. (TreeHugger)
  2. 6,700 year-old popcorn found in Peru. Yum! (Daily Mail)
  3. Wind farm threatens to blow Donald Trump’s golf course dreams. (Guardian)
  4. White-nose syndrome affects six times more bats than previously thought. (TIME)
  5. Here’s an interesting recycling story: butter sculpture becomes biofuel. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2012

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Get your green news on:

  1. An Indonesian rock band highlights the plight of the orangutan in song. (Mongabay)
  2. Save energy (and money!): tint your windows. (CleanTechnica)
  3. The Interior Department has banned the import of four nonnative snakes. (Green)
  4. White nose syndrome has killed an estimated seven million bats. (Washington Post)
  5. The new science classroom battle: climate change. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 3

Written by | November 3rd, 2011

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Today’s green news gives us the shakes.

  1. Oklahoma Geological Survey has found that hydraulic fracturing may have triggered small earthquakes in Oklahoma. (Climate Progress)
  2. Could an artificial cave in Tennessee help protect bats from white-nose syndrome? (Scientific American)
  3. No longer just a mirage in the desert: Morocco to host the first solar and windfarm across North Africa and the Middle East. (Guardian)
  4. More than 50 tons of plastic went into making this first recycled bridge in Europe. (Grist)
  5. A $2 million florist bill OR 2 million trees planted in the Brazil rainforest? We think this is an easy decision, Kim Kardashian! (MTV Act)
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