Tag: heat

Feeling Stressed? Biodiversity Can Help

Written by | October 4th, 2012

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A lab experiment involving 3,500 beakers of microalgae sheds light on how ecosystems respond to stress like heat, and why biodiversity actually matters to conservation.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, July 26

Written by | July 26th, 2012

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Caffeine? Check. Green news? Check. You may now proceed with your day.

  1. Our president and CEO, Mark Tercek, makes his voice heard in the New York Times’ Room for Debate. (NYTimes.com)
  2. Keep your produce fresh– without plastic. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Camera traps have led to the discovery of two additional populations of almost-extinct (and really cute) short-tailed chinchillas. (Mongabay)
  4. If droughts persist, these foods will cost you more. (Grist)
  5. Crazy heat=more rabies? (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 4

Written by | July 4th, 2012

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Happy Fourth of July! Start your holiday off right and dive into some cool (and summer-y) green news.

  1. Get some tips for a greener Fourth of July celebration. (Huffington Post)
  2. Time for fireworks! But for our feathered friends, commercial displays are best. (Grist)
  3. Ever notice how modern tomatoes taste like cardboard? There’s a gene mutation for that. (Treehugger)
  4. You’re probably grilling your food today…and this author says the greenest meat is that which has been hunted. (CNN)
  5. And finally, what’s behind the record-setting heat? (Discovery)
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