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Nature Photo of the Week: Yellow Eyes

Written by | July 18th, 2013

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If you can break yourself away from this timber wolf’s intense yellow gaze, you may find yourself a bit intimidated by those razor sharp teeth. Flickr photographer Jim Cumming is a brave man for getting so close to this wolf! But his courage paid off — we’ve named this shot our Nature Photo of the Week. […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, September 5

Written by | September 5th, 2012

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On this Hump Day, we’ve got green news updates on the BP Oil Spill, the shark fin trade and canine conservationists!

  1. The U.S. Department of Justice accuses BP of ‘gross negligence and willful misconduct.’ (Huffington Post)
  2. Cathay Pacific (based in Hong Kong) just sent a loud and clear message regarding the shark fin trade: ‘No more fins on our planes.’ (Treehugger)
  3. Wildlife conservationists are saving dogs from the pound and saving nature at the same time — by training the dogs to find threatened species! (Green)
  4. Thousands of dead rats — invasive species, no less — have piled up on Mississippi beaches after Isaac. Gross. (NBC News)
  5. Endangered species protection for the gray wolf was lifted on Friday — what does it mean for this apex predator? (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 29

Written by | February 29th, 2012

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Today is Leap Day, which means you get extra day of green news!

  1. Seattle, Washington welcomes a public food forest. (TreeHugger)
  2. A dolphin’s unique whistle says “Hey! Come play!” (MSNBC)
  3. Lone gray wolf brings hope to California. (Huffington Post Green)
  4. One unexpected spot for a sunny park: a NYC subway tunnel. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. Trust us – a look at the extinct giant penguin was worth the 26 million-year wait. (Washington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 30

Written by | December 30th, 2011

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Even if you’re a lone wolf, here’s hoping your wolf pack grows in 2012.

  1. A lone wolf has crossed into California, the first known to be there since 1924. (LA Times)
  2. Find out how your Christmas tree could be used to help save fish. (TreeHugger)
  3. Do tornadoes and hailstorms take weekends off because of pollution? (National Geographic)
  4. What were the top 10 states ravaged by extreme weather in 2011? (Grist)
  5. See the mystery foam that engulfed a seaside town this week. (Guardian)
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