Tag: illegal ivory trade

The Green Buzz: Thursday, March 7

Written by | March 7th, 2013

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Here’s what’s on our radar this morning:

  1. The percentage of adults who are alarmed by climate change has grown since 2010, says a new study. (Discovery News)
  2. That’s good, because another side effect of climate change? Ships could navigate through the North Pole by 2050. (Scientific American)
  3. Two-thirds of African forest elephants have been killed in the last 10 years. (Treehugger)
  4. Los Angeles’ Unified school district is serving only vegetarian food on Mondays. (MNN)
  5. What do Obama’s cabinet picks say about his promise for a greener second term? (Christian Science Monitor)

The Green Buzz: Monday, March 4

Written by | March 4th, 2013

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Extra, extra, get your green news here!

  1. Thailand’s prime minister pledges to ban ivory trade. (NY Times)
  2. Can you guess how many sharks are killed illegally each year? (RedOrbit)
  3. Female chimps = mean girls?! Turns out they are more negative when communicating with other females. (BBC Nature)
  4. 2013 may be another bad year for the invasive and annoying stinkbug. (National Geographic)
  5. How a soccer ball could power the world. (Discovery News)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 27

Written by | August 27th, 2012

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It’s just another cool green (and wet) Monday.

  1. Isaac could turn into a hurricane and hit New Orleans — 7 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on the city. (Scientific American)
  2. Boston and New York are also working on not becoming Atlantis. (Grist)
  3. Former NBA star Yao Ming is helping his country make the connection between an ivory carving and the carcass of an elephant. (Guardian)
  4. The Woodland Trust’s photography contest results connects the public with their local woodlands — with beautiful images! (BBC Nature)
  5. An aerial survey in Belize shows an (encouraging) record number of manatees in the area. (National Geographic)
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