Tag: california condor

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, October 23

Written by | October 23rd, 2013

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We’ve got promising green news on how we move forward with energy needs in a world of climate change threats.

  1. The experience of seeing a California condor in the wild has been more rare than the bird itself…until now. (San Jose Mercury News)
  2. The nation’s largest labor unions are gathering to talk about how to create green energy jobs and fight global warming. (NBC 10 Pittsburgh)
  3. What’s hungry, aggressive and is destroying Caribbean reefs? The invasive lionfish, of course. (CNN)
  4. Pandas might be more resilient to environmental change than previously thought. (CBS News)
  5. A teenager has made a startling dinosaur discovery. (Fox News)

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, April 17

Written by | April 17th, 2013

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Endangered is the key word in today’s Green Buzz.

  1. Three years after the worst oil spill in American history, where are BP’s oiled animals? (MNN)
  2. Endangered clean meat? More than half of supermarket meat tested positive for superbugs. (New York Times)
  3. Lionfish are gobbling up native fish and corals in the Gulf, like a “living oil spill.” (NPR)
  4. No surprise here: America’s most controlled and plumbed river is also its most endangered. (Huffington Post)
  5. Lead poisoning: The rare California Condors are ingesting lead bullets and dying. (BBC News)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 26

Written by | June 26th, 2012

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10 out of 10 doctors recommend starting your day with a strong dose of green news.

  1. Sea level rise is happening 3-4 times as quickly on the East Coast. (TreeHugger)
  2. “Macromaniacs” use dazzling close-up images to help us better understand insects. (BBC Nature)
  3. Animals take note: you don’t have to be a primate to be smart. (Washington Post)
  4. Lead poisoning is to blame for the almost-extinct California condor. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Wait, scientists are scared of math, too? (TG Daily)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 17

Written by | November 17th, 2010

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Images from space that will knock your socks off… what more could you ask for on this cool green morning?

  1. California condors face a new obstacle on the road to recovery. (The New York Times)
  2. Big bummer: the only national cap-and-trade exchange in the U.S. is shutting down. (Green)
  3. Want to eat well and be Earth-friendly on Thanksgiving? Try these vegetarian recipes. (Treehugger)
  4. Climate change is color blind, and the green movement should be too, says this blogger. (Green Biz)
  5. Believe it or not, these incredible images are of planet Earth–check them out! (Wired)

International Vulture Awareness Day: Who Knew?

Written by | September 4th, 2009

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I just learned, courtesy of my local newspaper, that tomorrow (September 5, 2009) is International Vulture Awareness Day!  Consider celebrating by stocking your feeders with carrion (which reminds me of several bad jokes, but I’ll put those at the end), cruising your local highways for road kill (aka, vulture food), or just getting out and observing […]

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