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The Green Buzz: Friday, October 18

Written by | October 18th, 2013

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We’ve got the perfect way to start your Friday: browse the Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners!

  1. The legendary Himalayan yeti may be a sub-species of this animal. (BBC)
  2. Meet the wildlife photographer of the year — elephant-lovers will enjoy his photo! (Washington Post)
  3. Kudos to Target for introducing a new sustainability standards for products. (Environmental News Service)
  4. See the first-ever footage of the aging pipeline beneath the Great Lakes. (EcoWatch)
  5. It’s official: air pollution and cancer are linked. (Mongabay)

The Green Buzz: Thursday, June 20

Written by | June 20th, 2013

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Trust me, if you’re from Massachusetts, Maryland or New York, you’re going to like today’s green news.

  1. How solar-friendly is your state? Bay Staters earn bragging rights! (TreeHugger)
  2. Talk about an extreme nuptial gift — see what male fishing spiders “give” their mates. (National Geographic)
  3. Naked mole rats may hold cancer-fighting clues. (NY Times)
  4. Batteries of the future: environmentally-friendly, efficient and made out of wood? (Clean Technica)
  5. This fishing method is wiping out bluefin tuna. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 13

Written by | June 13th, 2012

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Extra, extra! Get your cool green news here!

  1. Colorado and New Mexico wildfires: crews gaining ground. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Food has gotten cheaper — but at what cost? (Grist)
  3. Overfishing= fewer fish to eat crabs = more crabs to decimate marshlands in Cape Cod. (Green)
  4. Confirmed: Diesel exhaust definitely causes cancer. (CleanTechnica)
  5. The U.S. has just had the warmest spring on record. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2012

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The news this morning strongly hints that if you haven’t already, it’s time to jump on the reusable bag bandwagon…

  1. L.A. is now the largest city in the U.S. to ban plastic bags! (Treehugger)
  2. They have it rough enough, so the last thing baby sea turtles need are hot nests due to climate change. (Green)
  3. Northwestern University scientists have developed a more efficient and enviro-friendly solar cell. (CleanTechnica)
  4. Because we know you’ve been dying to learn: How whales open their huge mouths. (BBC Nature)
  5. The WHO says radiation levels from Fukushima not as high as previously thought — but infants at risk. (Guardian)

Save a Reef, Save a Life

Written by | May 17th, 2012

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May is National Cancer Research Month, and much of the research that sustains our hope for a cure begins in our oceans.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know Came From the Ocean

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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You probably guessed from the picture that ice cream is on the list, but the other 9 might still surprise you. In honor of World Oceans Day, here are 10 things you didn’t know came from the ocean.

How Endangered Coral Reefs Could Potentially Cure Cancer

Written by | June 1st, 2011

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One more reason we should be protecting the reefs, we are 300 to 400 times more likely to find that next big medical breakthrough there than on land.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 25

Written by | May 25th, 2011

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This is probably the only place on the web you’ll find news about both diapers and glacier melt:

  1. Oyster mushrooms can break down disposable diapers in four months. (EcoGeek)
  2. A new report reveals that Brazil’s protected areas could be more protected. (Mongabay)
  3. Obama tells federal agencies to start buying electric and hybrid vehicles. (Green House)
  4. Planning a trip this summer? Check out these green destinations. (Treehugger)
  5. Greenland’s glaciers have lost enough ice to fill a Great Lake, says a new study. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 25

Written by | June 25th, 2009

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Can social media save the world? Are cancers affecting wildlife now? This morning’s Cool Green News round-up has all the stories you need to know about, so look no further… just read on. Haven’t caught on to social media like Twitter yet? Now might be the time, because the U.N. is hoping it will help […]

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