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Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 21

Written by | March 21st, 2012

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Green news and comic book heroes aren’t mutually exclusive:

  1. Here are the top five countries using renewable energy. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Spiderman is many things (for instance: awesome), but he is not a tarantula. (Wired)
  3. Starbucks offers lessons in greening supply chains. (GreenBiz)
  4. What helps prevent overfishing? Local fisheries management. (YaleE360)
  5. Meet Los Angeles’ super-green mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 23

Written by | February 23rd, 2012

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Today’s green news is music to our ears.

  1. Wind + wind chimes = power. (TreeHugger)
  2. Armchair suba divers are treated to 360-degree views of the Great Barrier Reef. (Guardian)
  3. Who needs eyes when you’re the world’s deepest land animal? (Discovery News)
  4. Polar bears in Manitoba are keeping the Polar Bear Alert Team busy. (YaleE360)
  5. When in doubt, schools of fish can just follow a robot. (Wired Science)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 21

Written by | December 21st, 2011

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It’s not easy being green, but it sure beats the alternative.

  1. Is nature more resilient than we give it credit for? (Time)
  2. To encourage recycling, Mexico City is closing one of the world’s largest open-air garbage dumps. (YaleE360)
  3. Does birdsong have a positive effect on human creativity and well-being? Scientists are going to get to the bottom of it. (Guardian)
  4. The biggest enviro hits and misses of 2011: celebrity edition. (Treehugger)
  5. Unusually long-living animals may reveal secrets to human longevity. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 30

Written by | September 30th, 2011

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New dream interspecies friendship: little baby sharks and red-haired baby monkeys.

  1. The cutest thing you will ever see all day: a little ginger baby monkey. (Mongabay)
  2. A new report says climate change could cost Canada billions of loonies. (Green)
  3. Scientists have documented an eight-step process that leads to coral reef collapse. (YaleE360)
  4. Newsflash: ecotourism is better for the environment than just plain tourism. (The Daily Green)
  5. To help save a vulnerable species, scientists are reproducing grey nurse/sand tiger sharks in an artificial uterus. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, September 8

Written by | September 8th, 2011

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Today’s green news is a little fishy.

  1. In case you were wondering, this is what climate change looks like. (Grist)
  2. Dolphins– they’re just like us! Or they talk like us, at least. (Wired)
  3. A new report calls for an outright ban on industrial deep-sea fishing. (YaleE360)
  4. Leasing solar panels for your home: worth it or no? (The Daily Green)
  5. Discharge from two coal mines killed more than 42,000 fish, and Pennsylvania’s mad enough to sue. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 31

Written by | August 31st, 2011

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Today’s green news round-up holds the secret to a long, healthy life.

  1. A new seabird was discovered in Hawaii…and it’s a 40-year-old stuffed specimen. (Mongabay)
  2. Coal shortages are speeding up China’s move toward clean energy. (CleanTechnica)
  3. A new study says deforestation rates are higher in protected forests. (YaleE360)
  4. Attention Labor Day travelers: Hurricane Irene might’ve shut down your favorite outdoor recreation spot. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. The world’s oldest person (nearly 121! wow!) credits her longevity to her healthy, all-natural Amazon Rainforest lifestyle. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 18

Written by | August 18th, 2011

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Is your glass half-full or half-empty?

  1. The economy and environment are both in trouble, but this writer sees an opportunity. (YaleE360)
  2. Case in point: you can stay positive by developing a personal green stimulus plan. (TreeHugger)
  3. Is it cool to be a science geek now? (BBC)
  4. Bacterium from human waste is killing off some corals, says a new study. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. One day you might run your car on alligator fat. (Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 9

Written by | August 9th, 2011

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Cool Green Morning time:

  1. Al Gore doesn’t have very nice things to say about climate skeptics. (Treehugger)
  2. This historic one-year Texas drought will actually have ecological impacts for years to come. (YaleE360)
  3. What happened to the Long Island lobster? (New York Times)
  4. Get an update on Sanjayan’s Thelon expedition. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Here’s how some DC-area bike commuters rode out the hottest July on record. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 4

Written by | August 4th, 2011

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Let’s hear it for sharks!

  1. Pacific Islands team up to create a regional shark sanctuary. (Green)
  2. The EPA has a documented case of fracking causing water contamination. (The New York Times)
  3. If you’ve ever wanted to go on an expedition to study jumbo squid, this blog’s for you. (Scientific American Expeditions)
  4. Plants with deeper roots could pull more CO2 from the air and improve water retention. (YaleE360)
  5. In honor of shark week, check out these 8 crazy cool shark tales (w/ video). (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 2

Written by | August 2nd, 2011

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Your green news updates are ready-and-waiting:

  1. Recent measurements show the Gulf dead zone is smaller than expected–so why aren’t researchers rejoicing? (Green)
  2. Endangered leatherback turtles range wider than previously thought. (YaleE360)
  3. Does conservation make a difference in saving biodiversity? (BBC)
  4. Officials head out on a 4-day expedition in search of Asian carp. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  5. What will Glacier National Park be like without the glaciers? By 2020 we’ll know the answer. (Grist)
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