Tag: worms

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2012

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Green sidewalks? Yep, the rumors are true.

  1. New sidewalk slabs create energy from your footsteps. (Green Building Elements)
  2. Banned: uranium mining in the Grand Canyon. (USA Today)
  3. A hungry flower gobbles up worms… underground. (Mongabay)
  4. “Extinct” giant tortoise may not be extinct after all. (TIME)
  5. Lizards advance robot design — one tail at a time. (PCWorld)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 1

Written by | December 1st, 2011

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Masked maids clean the streets of India.

  1. Forget people. The first travelers that humans rocket to Mars could be worms. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. One dolphin survivor may hold the clue to animal die-off in the Gulf Coast. (Green)
  3. In India, sometimes all you need is a mop, buckets and anonymity to clean your streets. (Grist)
  4. Financing coal is controversial — yet 20 of the world’s biggest banks are coughing up cash. (Guardian)
  5. Sharks create twice as many jets of water as other fishes’ tails. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 7

Written by | January 7th, 2011

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Today’s Cool Green Morning is brought to you by the number 10:

  1. Worms, fractals and Mars. See the top 10 science image galleries of 2010. (Wired)
  2. Watch Isaac Asimov explaining climate change in 1977. (Treehugger)
  3. Find out the easiest way to save 10% on your energy bills. (The Daily Green)
  4. A new report names the top 10 places to save for endangered species. (Green House)
  5. Old Christmas trees are getting a second life underwater. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 5

Written by | November 5th, 2010

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Finally, we give you a reason to really love worms:

  1. There are new close-up images of NASA’s comet fly-by! (Wired)
  2. Worms are becoming big business and helping you get more wine! (Treehugger)
  3. A notorious wildlife trafficker is going to prison for a few years. (Mongabay)
  4. How do electric cars work without starters, alternators or spark plugs? (Planet Green)
  5. A new transparent film may help turn windows into solar power generators. (CleanTechnica)
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