Tag: white nose syndrome

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 31

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Boo! Here is your Halloween-inspired edition of Cool Green Morning.

  1. Now this would have made a great Halloween costume: a three-eyed wolf fish has been caught in Argentina. (Gizmodo)
  2. A new study confirms the long-suspected culprit for white-nose syndrome found in bats. (Washington Post)
  3. We know our readers love cute and cuddly animal photos but today we present Mongabay’s gallery of creepy critters! (Mongabay)
  4. The video of the Condit Dam removal in Washington State is worth a watch. Sure puts my neighbor’s Halloween smoke machine to shame… (National Geographic)
  5. Too much candy can cause a stomachache. And so can the Turkish pine nuts that have been recalled due to salmonella. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 29

Written by | June 29th, 2011

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These kids make me feel inadequate and hopeful at the same time:

  1. Meet 6 child environmentalists that have already changed the world. (Treehugger)
  2. Researchers believe that happy orangutans are more likely to live longer lives. (BBC)
  3. New evidence suggests the pace of the last great global warming paled in comparison to today’s. (Scientific American)
  4. Two bat species could be wiped out by white-nose syndrome. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. The Tasmanian devil’s genome has been mapped to help fight a contagious cancer. (Wired)

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: Thursday, March 24

Written by | March 24th, 2011

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Bird vomit and fish poop… need we say more?

  1. The mystery behind Knut’s death is solved. (Treehugger)
  2. Elizabeth Kolbert treks into the Conservancy’s Aeolus Cave in search of bats. (YaleE360)
  3. Fossilized bird vomit holds clues to a 37,000 year-old colony of snow petrels. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  4. The excrement of a fruit-eating fish is helping re-forest the Amazon. (Wired)
  5. In 2010 the solar market in the U.S. grew by leaps and bounds. (Green Tech)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 8

Written by | December 8th, 2010

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Five great green links– go!

  1. Good news about mountain gorillas! There are more of them. (Mongabay)
  2. Researchers think earthworms could be the next big thing in toxic soil clean-up. (CleanTechnica)
  3. A new report says that carbon emissions are cranking up ocean acidity at probably the fastest rate in 65 million years. (Green)
  4. The future looks grim for America’s bats. (Wired)
  5. New homes may be more energy-efficient, but they may not offer a whole lot of other green features, according to a new study. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 10

Written by | November 10th, 2010

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The battle is on! Place your bets in these 5 cool green match-ups:

  1. City mouse vs. country mouse–who’s greener? (Treehugger)
  2. TNC vs. white-nose syndrome: can an innovative idea help save bats from a deadly disease? (Knoxville News Sentinel)
  3. Humans vs. wolves: it’s complicated, but convincing wolves that sheep don’t taste good could help. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. You vs. Al Gore–who would do better at this energy quiz? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. “Culture of complacency” vs. “culture of safety“–which prevailed in the Gulf? (LA Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 6

Written by | August 6th, 2010

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This morning’s links are cool and green and ready before you can say “TGIF!”

  1. Do dispersants pose a risk in seafood? (Green)
  2. Climate change: good or bad for Russia? (The Vine)
  3. The latest outlook for bats hit by white nose syndrome is grim. (Dot Earth)
  4. The world’s largest sanctuary for tigers is in… Myanmar. (Treehugger)
  5. Finally: a solar-powered bike that charges while you ride. (GoodCleanTech)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, October 20

Written by | October 20th, 2009

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It seems that everything comes back to climate change… sudden aspen decline, Hurricane Katrina, the Patriots playing in the snow and more. Check it out in today’s round-up of Cool Green Morning news links. According to a new poll, American voters still don’t think climate change should be high on the government’s agenda. The poll from […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2009

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350 versus 450? If you don’t know what that question means, you soon will — it’s going to be a huge point of discussion this December at international climate change talks. On the other hand, you could just watch the video from 350.org above and then read this morning’s Cool Greeness, thereby equipping you to […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 7

Written by | May 7th, 2009

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In the last issue of Nature Conservancy magazine, writer Madeline Bodin reported on white-nose syndrome in bats. Unfortunately, as today’s lead story shows, the situation is getting worse. Read on to learn more… and check out all of today’s top news stories from the enviro-web. The U.S. Forest Service has ordered thousands of bat caves closed due to deadly white-nose syndrome, and […]

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