Tag: Arctic sea ice

The Green Buzz: Monday, September 30

Written by | September 30th, 2013

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We’re ending the month of September with some good reads on issues like coexisting with keystone species and sinkholes. Yikes.

  1. Here are five big takeaways from the IPCC’s big global warming report on Friday. (National Geographic)
  2. The Bayou Corne Sinkhole: growing bigger and dividing a town, in the process. (New York Times)
  3. Can Burmese pythons in the Everglades be lured into traps? Pretty much everyone hopes so… (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. A commercial freighter completed the first-ever voyage through the Northwest Passage this week. (NPR)
  5. Can ranchers coexist with coyotes? In California, an innovative method is showing it’s possible. (MNN)

The Green Buzz: Thursday, March 28

Written by | March 28th, 2013

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The green news this morning makes it easy to see how humans can easily cause a species’ extinction.

  1. A wildlife trafficker is caught with more than 10% of an entire species. (Treehugger)
  2. Arctic sea ice is receding, and that doesn’t bode well for polar bears. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. An Indiana dairy farm has found an innovative use for all of that cow manure. (The New York Times)
  4. Looks like bee colonies aren’t the only victims of popular pesticides. (MNN)
  5. A two-headed shark was found off the Florida Keys. (National Geographic)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, February 19

Written by | February 19th, 2013

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You don’t want to miss today’s green news — we’ve got a jaw-dropping dolphin video!

  1. Which drought-hit US states suffered the worst crop damage in 2012? (Guardian)
  2. Going, going, gone. Arctic sea ice has fallen over a third in less than 10 years. (Mongabay)
  3. Make your home more energy efficient with a tap on your iPhone. (TreeHugger)
  4. It’s not everyday you see a “super-pod” of dolphins (super-pod = thousands!). (Telegraph)
  5. Coastal areas work to remove hot tubs, patio furniture and other Hurricane Sandy debris. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 19

Written by | December 19th, 2012

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It’s that time of the year again…

  1. The annual Audubon Christmas Bird count is on! (Audubon)
  2. A Conservancy freshwater scientist is voyaging down the Mekong River with his family to help determine the river’s uncertain future. (Green)
  3. We keep hearing about it, but why should we care? Well, here are 7 reasons why Arctic sea ice matters. (MNN)
  4. Interesting: The 5 most over-looked energy stories of 2012. (National Geographic)
  5. More than 100 research chimps are getting a new–and permanent–retirement home. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, September 21

Written by | September 21st, 2012

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Today’s cool stories are packed with fire and ice, and a liliger.

  1. Arctic sea ice melt goes far behind previous record levels. (TreeHugger)
  2. Study links genetically modified corn to massive tumors in rats, but is the science credible? (Discovery)
  3. Are we reaching the limits of plant life on the planet? (Green)
  4. Remember the fire tornado? Find out how common they are and how they form. (National Geographic)
  5. Alert Napoleon Dynamite: Meet Kiara, the world’s first liliger. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 29

Written by | August 29th, 2012

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In today’s green news, we talk mpgs, the Chesapeake Bay and Arctic sea ice.

  1. Exciting news in vehicle fuel-efficiency standards (is that an oxymoron?): Cars must average 54.5 mpgs by 2025. (Washington Post)
  2. Could the Chesapeake Bay suffer because of farm bill negotiations? (Grist)
  3. Arctic sea ice has hit a record low, and global warming is to blame. (National Geographic)
  4. Could future hurricanes hit Category 6? (Discovery News)
  5. Beautiful images: See the Veolia wildlife photographer of the year. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 24

Written by | August 24th, 2012

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Once you get through these 5 stories I say you go ahead and start your weekend!

  1. The drought in the U.S. is so bad its effects can be seen from space. (TreeHugger)
  2. The area of sea ice in the Arctic has thawed to a record low. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Police seized more than 16,000 dried seahorses. Why are they so valuable? (BBC)
  4. This article says we can save the world if we just eat bugs and drink WHAT? (WIRED)
  5. A new rodent species is discovered that doesn’t chew and eats … (Washington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 23

Written by | March 23rd, 2010

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Experience the unexpected, the amazing, the shocking and the horrifying! As in: Here’s another Cool Green Morning of 5 fresh green links:

  1. Are climate scientists ignoring the lessons of Climategate? (Climate Feedback)
  2. Why Arctic sea ice might get thicker before it gets thinner. (Dot Earth)
  3. From the Department of Cognitive Dissonance: Solar-powered oil fields are on the way (CleanTechnica)
  4. 7 things Glenn Beck doesn’t know about U.S. land policy. (Ecopolitology)
  5. The future of cargo hauling…via bicycle. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 8

Written by | February 8th, 2010

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Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 5

Written by | October 5th, 2009

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From hopeful signs for the orangutan to an ATM that recycles your cellphones — we’ve got our arms around the whole wide green world here at Cool Green Morning: What are the must-read climate books to get you ready for the UN conference in Copenhagen in December? Climate Feedback surveys some leading climate experts. More […]

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