Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 31

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Published on May 31st, 2011  |  Discuss This Article  

Today’s green news is rather gloomy, but a rainbow is waiting for you at the end:

  1. Coal is literally killing China–lung cancer is now the #1 cause of death there. (Treehugger)
  2. Scientists can see the world’s groundwater depletion from space. (The New York Times)
  3. In the Brazilian Amazon, 3 activists were assassinated in the past week–and murders due to land disputes continue to grow. (Mongabay)
  4. As the economy starts to recover, greenhouse gas emissions are rising again. (BBC)
  5. A leech with gigantic teeth, a raspy cricket and a duiker are among the top 10 most notable species discovered in 2010. (Conservation Journal Watch)
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