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The Green Buzz: Friday, September 6

Written by | September 6th, 2013

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I’m pretty sure you won’t be taking a stroll along the train tracks after reading these stories.

  1. The world’s largest volcano has been discovered, it’s roughly the size of New Mexico. (Discovery)
  2. A train crash in Australia was caused by a huge infestation of millipedes. (The Atlantic)
  3. Did fracking cause more than 100 earthquakes in an Ohio town that never had one before? (Grist)
  4. Poachers poisoned watering holes with cyanide, killing 41 African elephants. (TreeHugger)
  5. PHOTOS: See this stunning collection of macro shots of corals. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 3

Written by | December 3rd, 2012

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Catch a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. A “mysterious atmospheric river” doesn’t sound like a good thing, does it? (Scientific American)
  2. The Obama administration might not be ready to tackle climate change, but offshore wind energy is on the table. (CleanTechnica)
  3. NOAA seeks to protect 66 corals under the Endangered Species Act. (DotEarth)
  4. Greenland and Antarctica: “We’re melting!” (Mongabay)
  5. This green First Lady (Bird) will be honored by the US Postal Service on a set of “Forever” stamps. (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 15

Written by | November 15th, 2012

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Let’s buoy our outlook on today with some positive green news.

  1. Chicago is planning an urban farm — one that could be the biggest in the nation. (Grist)
  2. Corals in distress? Tiny fish to the rescue. (Green)
  3. Happy America Recycles Day! To commemorate, here are 20 interesting and innovative recycling stories. (MNN)
  4. BP is reported to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history for its Gulf oil spill disaster in 2010. (Huffington Post)
  5. Appealing to heartland values of patriotism, thrift, and local pride can help in the fight against climate change. (One Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 9

Written by | November 9th, 2012

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Imagine enjoying your Cool Green Morning without coffee. Scary but very possible…

  1. Fish “bodyguards” protect coral from seaweed attack. (LiveScience)
  2. Buzzkill. Climate change may put your cup of joe at risk. (National Geographic)
  3. When life gives you wood chips, make gasoline. (Green)
  4. Surfboards emit as much CO2 as cellphones and laptops. (TreeHugger)
  5. An ultralight aircraft guides a flock of whooping cranes on their migration route. (Huffington Post Green)

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)
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