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The Green Buzz: Thursday, July 18

Written by | July 18th, 2013

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Shark hunts, comets and a car-free city in America? It’s all in today’s green news.

  1. A new dinosaur has been discovered in Utah! (National Geographic)
  2. A possible “comet of the century” could provide a stunning show later this year. (Fox News)
  3. Sounds heavenly: The only place in America where cars have been banned since 1898. (TreeHugger)
  4. Bad news for Ash trees in Iowa: the ash borer has been found for the second time in the state. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Residents of the home of ‘Jaws’ say sharks need protection from humans and the upcoming Monster Shark Tournament. (Bloomberg)

The Green Buzz: Friday, May 17

Written by | May 17th, 2013

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Happy National Bike to Work Day! After you lock up your wheels, read today’s green news:

  1. If climate scientists overwhelmingly agree on global warming, why doesn’t the public? (NY Times)
  2. Want healthier tomatoes? Grow them with LEDs. (TreeHugger)
  3. Jaguars are large, beautiful and thankfully thriving in the Peruvian Amazon. (Mongabay)
  4. It’s Earth’s most iconic summit. And it’s melting. Fast. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Vehicles in the U.S. hit an estimated 1-2 million animals every year. (Scientific American)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 15

Written by | January 15th, 2013

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We scour the ‘net each day for the top green news stories. Read on!

  1. My, what large feet you have! Fantastic new flying frog discovered. (National Geographic)
  2. You know all that smog in Beijing? What the heck is actually in it? (Guardian)
  3. The Hay Mafia — coming soon to a drought and wildfire-afflicted area near you. (TreeHugger)
  4. Another similarity between chimps and people: chimps can play fair, too. (TIME)
  5. Infographic: Each day, 1 million animals are struck by cars in the US. (Mother Nature Network)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 16

Written by | July 16th, 2012

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Monday already? That was quick.

  1. A new report says cars are killer, and also make us fat. (Treehugger)
  2. A New York river has been reborn! (The Daily Green)
  3. Plastic bags: to ban or tax? (GreenBiz)
  4. Apple has rejoined the green certification program it just quit. (EcoGeek)
  5. Newsflash: Protecting coral reefs actually protects coral reefs. (Green)

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: Tuesday, October 11

Written by | October 11th, 2011

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Wake up and climb Mount Everest… in your pajamas!

  1. A new solar-powered webcam on Mount Everest monitors climate change at 18-thousand feet. (TreeHugger)
  2. Popular Mechanics magazine unveils their seventh-annual Breakthrough Award recipients. And the winners are… (Mother Nature Network)
  3. Electric-vehicle drivers unite this Sunday, October 16, for the first National Plug-In Day. (Green Car Reports)
  4. Fact or fiction? Yeti conference reveals with 95 percent certainty that Bigfoot exists. (Mongabay)
  5. Olympic mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville, hope to find their likeness on sustainable merchandise at the London 2012 games. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 16

Written by | February 16th, 2011

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Green news time!

  1. From our very own lead scientist Sanjayan: Lewis and Clark would have totally approved of this big conservation win for the Crown of the Continent. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Climate change is a “chief contributor” to civil unrest in North Africa and the Middle East, says one UN official. (Green)
  3. Are drugs destroying the Amazon? (Treehugger)
  4. A new study illustrates just how bad sea level rise could be by 2100. (How bad? Pretty bad.) (YaleE360)
  5. The greenest cars aren’t necessarily electric or hybrid. (Green House)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 6

Written by | January 6th, 2010

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Start your day off right with a generous serving of the web’s coolest, greenest news:

  1. Don’t give up hope on a U.S. climate bill just yet. (The Vine)
  2. Will 2010 be the year of energy efficiency? (GreenBiz)
  3. A California company has come up with a way to make commercial LED lighting more accessible and less wire-y. (Green Inc.)
  4. In 2009, the number of cars on U.S. roads significantly dropped for the first time on record. (YaleE360)
  5. Forget compost or mulch: a Bulgarian zoo turns old Christmas trees into tasty treats for its lucky animals. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 18

Written by | May 18th, 2009

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We’re tired from the weekend…but not too tired to get you your five hottest green links, fresh from Al Gore’s favorite invention: Bentley’s new luxury car, the Continental, is 85 percent recyclable, reports Environmental Leader. But since 70 percent of all Bentleys ever made are still on the road or garaged, who cares? How to […]

‘Bart, Everything is Selling’

Written by | March 2nd, 2009

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Here’s a line from Richard Yates’ novel “Revolutionary Road”: “Nothing happens in this world, nothing comes into this world, until somebody makes a sale.” Does that include conservation? Do we need to sell conservation? And if so, what is the product we are actually trying to sell? This may not be about selling for cash. […]

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