Tag: Yosemite

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, October 1

Written by | October 1st, 2013

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A government shutdown and a climate change refugee. That and more, in today’s Green Buzz.

  1. How the U.S. government shutdown affects science and the environment. (The Verge)
  2. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Yosemite… as in, a closed Yosemite. Bad or good timing? (Huff Post Green)
  3. It’s an episode of “CSI Turtle” in the Maldives. So what’s causing their injuries? (The Guardian)
  4. This New Zealand man says he’s a climate change refugee. (Businessweek)
  5. Ending on a happy note: grab your camera and brush up on this year’s guide to fall foliage. (MNN)

The Green Buzz: Monday, August 26

Written by | August 26th, 2013

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Cooking in your dishwasher? Disappearing beaches? It’s all in today’s green news.

  1. No more federal funds means endangered desert tortoises at a nature center must be euthanized. (Spokesman-Review)
  2. Air-tight food containers or canning jars + food + dishwasher = eco-friendly, efficient dishwasher cuisine. (NPR)
  3. Scientists have found the source of mercury in Pacific Ocean fish — and they say levels will only get higher. (US News and World Report)
  4. Yosemite’s Rim Fire is moving closer and a history of natural fire suppression isn’t helping. (National Geographic)
  5. As Florida beaches erode, sand is getting harder and harder to find. (The New York Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 27

Written by | January 27th, 2012

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Kids, the bus is here. Oh, never mind, that’s an asteroid.

  1. School-bus-sized asteroid to buzz Earth Friday, closer than the moon. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. The world’s giant trees are declining, face a dire future due to climate change & other factors. (Mongabay)
  3. NASA nearly doubled their list of confirmed planets beyond our solar system in one day. (Cosmic Log)
  4. Jumping spiders hunt with deadly accuracy thanks to 3-D vision. (Wired)
  5. Yosemite is having its driest winter in 30 years, forcing tourist destinations to get creative . (LA Times)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 7

Written by | July 7th, 2011

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Did you get a spot at a Yosemite campground this summer? Lucky you…

  1. Why did Snorkel the gigantic loggerhead turtle get an MRI? (Extinction Countdown)
  2. One phosphate mine in the Saharan desert could disrupt the entire global food supply. (YaleE360)
  3. Take a look at some of the non-human passengers that have traveled on space shuttles. (Wired)
  4. Scalpers are running a racket at Yosemite campsites. (NPR)
  5. “Urban farming” sounds like an oxymoron, but it’s part of a rising sustainable agriculture movement. (Green Biz)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 4

Written by | August 4th, 2009

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Feeling sluggish this morning? Our top five Cool Green Morning news links will perk you up! Are kids getting enough exposure to nature? The opinion of one New York Times columnist is  “no.” Read his editorial… and find out why kids need to know what happens when you lick a banana slug. Take it from a […]

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