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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2013

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Happy World Environment Day. Celebrate by reading some cool green stories.

  1. There’s one main reason why vehicles on LA roads have tripled but air pollution is down. (myFOXla)
  2. WATCH: Cancel all plans and check out these truly incredible octopus videos! (TreeHugger)
  3. 15 new bird species have been discovered in the Amazon. See the pictures. (Wired)
  4. Giant shark is caught off California coast during reality show taping, controversy ensues. (LA Times)
  5. Scientists may start using stinky feet to battle malaria-infected mosquitoes. (Washington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 1

Written by | August 1st, 2011

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green.

  1. Don’t blame the sun for rising temperatures; they’re probably not its fault. (YaleE360)
  2. Malaria may hurt conservation efforts and also aid poachers. (Mongabay)
  3. Here are some tips for green back-to-school shopping. (Treehugger)
  4. Sustainable seafood labels don’t take climate change into account. (Grist)
  5. Automakers have committed to meeting ambitious new fuel standards. Here’s how they can stick to it. (GreenBiz)

Animal Extinction Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Written by | May 2nd, 2011

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New findings show that as more species become extinct, the human risk of infectious disease—such as Lyme—increases. Joe Kiesecker explains the science behind it.

Conservation’s Silence Regarding Human Rights and Freedom

Written by | February 28th, 2011

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Why does conservation ignore human rights advocacy? Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald says that silence only hurts conservation.

What Else You Need to Learn as an Aspiring Conservationist

Written by | April 1st, 2009

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Sanjayan’s recent Cool Green Science post on what you need to know to get a job in conservation lists some core skills for budding conservationists: basic ecology, economics & sociology, natural history, story telling and GIS skills, knowing your languages and how to manage people, being web smart, and having some knowledge of statistics and […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 20

Written by | February 20th, 2009

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Cool Green Morning to you. Check out the Top Five items from our daily green-news roundup… And yes, we hope you live long and prosper. Worthy of a Vulcan Salute: Adding the oceans just wasn’t enough. Now Purdue University researchers have added project Vulcan to Google Earth, letting people see where carbon emissions are coming from.  Get Out […]

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