Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 27

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Published on May 27th, 2009  |  Discuss This Article  

Why might poker be bad for the environment? What were the 10 top species discovered last year? How could there possibly be another reason to check your Facebook page? Cool Green Morning — your daily roundup of hot online greeness — reveals all…

  1. Jeff McIntire-Strasburg at Sustainablog reviews the new Facebook game Earthkeepers Hero: Mission Impossible — a green spy thriller app from Timberland and changeagents.
  2. Who holds the key to whether the United States adopts meaningful climate change legislation? Grist says it’s nine Congressional Democrats from rural districts — and calls them The Carbon Nine.
  3. Could unrestricted online poker in the United States cause a greenhouse gas emission boom? Brian Merchant at Treehugger is betting the house on it.
  4. Wired Science reviews the top 10 species discovered in 2008 — including the world’s longest insect — according to The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University.
  5. Here’s one species that might benefit from climate change and increased ocean acidification — starfish. (Hat tip: 60-Second Science.)
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  •  Comment from John Pelley

    Thanks for the interesting articles.

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