Tag: cage free

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 16

Written by | May 16th, 2012

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It’s breakfast (and cool green news) time.

  1. Do you buy cage-free eggs? Free-range? Pastured? This video will help you determine the difference. (Grist)
  2. Now that you’ve eaten, time to get dressed. Why not choose a pair of sustainable jeans? (Treehugger)
  3. Is genetically-engineered corn what’s killing honey bees in the corn belt? (Huff Post Green)
  4. 14 miles of Hawaiian beaches have disappeared over the last century. What gives? (Green)
  5. Now that’s sustainable: Shredded U.S. currency is being used in cars and trucks. (Environmental News Science)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2012

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Good Morning! Grab your coffee and let’s talk…breakfast.

  1. Burger King announced that the chickens and pigs that provide eggs and meat for their restaurants will be completely cage free by 2017. (Treehugger)
  2. For the first time, one of the 30-40 Amur leopards left in the world has been captured on camera. (MNN)
  3. Take a deep breath: the American Lung Association says U.S. air pollution is at a 10-year low, but that U.S. air quality standards are “woefully outdated.” (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Canaries are no longer the only birds that should be wary of mines – especially in the American west. (New York Times)
  5. A new analysis suggests that a hybrid approach to farming is the only way to feed the world and preserve the environment. (Scientific American)
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