Tag: Lake Erie

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, April 2

Written by | April 2nd, 2013

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DJ, drop a beat. Let’s play some tunes while reading today’s green news, shall we?

  1. Sea lion keeps a beat to music — you’ll be singing “Boogie Wonderland” all day. (Discover Magazine)
  2. Band-Aids that will work in water? Thank the gecko for inspiration. (National Geographic)
  3. Reduce, reuse, recycle… and READ. Book industry increases their use of recycled paper. (Mongabay)
  4. Attack of the Noxious Algae Blooms: it sounds like a movie title, but it’s a reality in Lake Erie. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. In 2010, outdoor air pollution contributed to 1.2 million premature deaths in China. (NY Times)

The Great Lakes Deserve Some R&R

Written by | December 19th, 2012

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The results of a 3-year effort to map all the major stresses on the Great Lakes are now available. Explore the map and find out what the solutions are for this very stressed-out system.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 17

Written by | August 17th, 2011

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It’s been pretty hot out this year. Maybe you’ve noticed?

  1. So far this year, six nations have experienced record-high temperatures. Zero nations have experienced record lows. (Mongabay)
  2. In the US, these record highs are causing water pipes to “burst like geysers.” (Climate Progress)
  3. London schools offer lessons in green IT. (Greener Computing)
  4. The harmless-yet-somewhat-creepy-looking Lake Erie watersnake is making a comeback. (Green)
  5. Check out these great close-ups of rare mammals from a huge camera-trap study. (Wired)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 26

Written by | May 26th, 2010

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The day’s best green news. Read it:

  1. Researchers are already studying the long-term effects of the Gulf oil spill on marine life. (Mongabay)
  2. You can compost an awful lot of weird, unexpected stuff, it seems. (The Daily Green)
  3. If all goes as planned, Lake Erie will be home to the United States’ first freshwater wind farm in 2012. (Treehugger)
  4. Former U.S. President Bush (the second one) shares his thoughts on oil, wind and green home improvements. (Green)
  5. Europe just got its first commercial electric vehicle fast-charging station. Congrats! (Auto Blog Green)
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