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Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 8

Written by | December 8th, 2011

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Today’s green news is music to our ears.

  1. With the click of your mouse, you can listen to the sounds of nature. (TreeHugger)
  2. GI Joe and Mr. Potato Head are going green! (GreenBiz)
  3. Plans to construct a dam on the Mekong River in Laos have been put on hold. (Wall Street Journal)
  4. An eye-popping fossil shows this ancient marine hunter had 20/20 vision. (Nature)
  5. You can tell a lot about a country from its lights. (Wired Science)

 

Striking a Balance for Forests, from the Boreal to Borneo

Written by | July 20th, 2011

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Saving the world’s forests, and the species that depend on them, is very much like having relatives over for Thanksgiving dinner. The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explains.

Reporting the Real Story on REDD+

Written by | December 6th, 2010

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The climate change talks in Cancun this week will spend significant time on issues caused by deforestation. But to make a real impact, our writer says an entirely different audience must be reached.

Business as Unusual: Growing Industry Support for Sustainable Forestry in Asia

Written by | September 24th, 2010

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Many business leaders in the forest products industry have changed attitudes and are now aligning their interests with conservationists. Are there lessons to be learned for the fishing, agricultural and mining industries?

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 19

Written by | August 19th, 2010

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Today we’re cool, green and smart. So let’s get on with it:

  1. 23 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles have been returned to their home in the Gulf. (Green)
  2. Can tracking the ecological impacts of consumerism make the world a greener place? (YaleE360)
  3. Get some smart home energy tips from a smart prof. (Dot Earth)
  4. And the smart folks at MIT are going to help us move beyond fossil fuels. (The New York Times)
  5. Climate change could benefit poor farmers, says a new study. Huh? (Conservation Journal Watch)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2010

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The day’s best green links– get ‘em while they’re hot…err, cool!

  1. Check out these seven eco-homes that also float. (The Daily Green)
  2. Paris’ famed Champs-Elysées turns green (literally, with plants) for two days. (Guardian)
  3. For those who are struggling to adjust, here are the five stages of coping with sustainability. (Triple Pundit)
  4. Why isn’t everyone on board with green products? Two words: “price” and “performance,” says a new report. (GreenBiz)
  5. Will we/everybody ever give up our flying addictions? (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 14

Written by | October 14th, 2009

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If you’re anything like me, you can’t get your day started without your daily serving of Cool Green Morning.  (Also, caffeine.  Lots and lots of caffeine.)  Read on to get your fix: Big snakes are becoming a big problem, says the United States Geological Survey.  The group just issued a report concluding that, should the […]

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