Tag: drones

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, March 27

Written by | March 27th, 2013

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We’ve got quite the spread of green news for you this morning. Let’s get started.

  1. Check out these 8 interesting uses for drones, including many that help protect the environment. (MNN)
  2. This chilly spring we’ve been experiencing? Melting Arctic sea ice may be to blame. (Mongabay)
  3. Michigan’s governor just approved a bear cub petting zoo bill. (Huffington Post)
  4. Want to save African lions? New research says, “time to fence them in.” (The New York Times)
  5. Dirty Water: EPA says that half of U.S. rivers have “poor” water quality. (Bloomberg)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 26

Written by | September 26th, 2012

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In today’s green news, there’s an App for that, and the drones are watching…

  1. Want to help the world’s oceans? There’s an App for that! (Huffington Post)
  2. Drones: they’re not just for combat anymore. NASA is now using drones to take on hurricanes and environmental work. (National Geographic)
  3. Ocean predator’s will lose 35 percent of their habitat, thanks to…what else? Climate change. (Washington Post)
  4. The Arctic is melting, but Antarctic ice hits a record. What gives? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Tourists have been banned from India’s tiger preserves. (NPR)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 21

Written by | June 21st, 2012

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Poachers, beware: our green news this morning has an update just for you.

  1. Nepal conservationists will start using drones to protect their endangered species from poachers. (BBC)
  2. Moving Soon? Here are some tips for an eco-friendly move. (MNN)
  3. Farm Bill: One proposed amendment would allow state labeling of genetically-modified foods. (Treehugger)
  4. Check out these 10 lesser-known natural wonders you must see before you die. (Grist)
  5. Recycling encourages wastefulness, says a new study. (Discovery News)
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