Tag: apes

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2013

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Today’s green news makes us want to reach out and hug an ape.

  1. This model of Apple’s new headquarters is huge — and green. (TreeHugger)
  2. It’s official: climate will go haywire in the tropics around 2020. (Huff Post Green)
  3. There, there. Apes comfort each other like just like humans. (Telegraph)
  4. Moose populations are in steep decline. So what gives? (NY Times)
  5. Flooding doesn’t stand a chance against Venice’s newly tested flood barriers. (BBC)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, March 5

Written by | March 5th, 2013

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Today’s green news makes us want to reach out a hug an animal.

  1. The numbers are staggering: Two-thirds of forest elephants are killed by ivory poachers in past decade. (Guardian)
  2. On a related/sad note: 3,000 great apes continue to be killed or captured every year. (TreeHugger)
  3. Global warming will open new shipping lanes in the Arctic. (Mongabay)
  4. Polar exploration becomes safer thanks to a yeti — a robot yeti, that is. (TG Daily)
  5. Selective fishing will only work if scientists + environmentalists + fishers work together. (NY Times)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 20

Written by | November 20th, 2012

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Apes, owls and global warming — we cover it all and more in today’s green news roundup.

  1. Feeling blue? Chimps and orangutans have midlife crises, too. (National Geographic)
  2. Greenhouse gas levels at an all-time high. Sigh. (Bloomberg)
  3. Are these animals too ugly to be saved? (BBC)
  4. Researchers study owls for clues to reducing aircraft noise. (Geekosystem)
  5. If temperatures rise 4-degrees Celsius, what would the world look like? (Mongabay)
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