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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, January 15

Written by | January 15th, 2014

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Climate change illustrated haiku, exponential tree growth, and disappearing sea cows–all in today’s green news.

  1. A scientist uses very creative means to communicate the main points of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.  (Sightline Daily)
  2. A study in California finds that trees’ growth rates actually increase over their lifetime.  What are the implications in terms of the techniques we use to capture carbon using forests?  (The Guardian)
  3. The manatee–an animal with no natural predators–has virtually disappeared from Florida coasts.  Scientists seek to solve this mystery.  (Earth Island Journal)

The Green Buzz: Friday, November 1

Written by | November 1st, 2013

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Today’s news headlines reveal Antarctica is not having a very good day…

  1. Plans to protect Antarctica’s pristine wilderness have failed. (The Huffington Post)
  2. 2013 has been the deadliest year on record for manatees. (TreeHugger)
  3. The data doesn’t lie: to save Malayan tiger, you must save its prey. (Mongabay)
  4. The Pacific Ocean is warming at its fattest rate in… wait for it… 10,000 years. (Science World Report)
  5. New Mexico’s “kid cages” — necessary for protection against wolves or just a publicity stunt? (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 12

Written by | April 12th, 2012

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Today we try to solve a manatee mystery.

  1. Why can’t manatees avoid speedboats? (Discovery News)
  2. People in India have more cell phones than toilets. (TreeHugger)
  3. When killer African bees attack… Tennessee? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. One type of building that could benefit from energy efficiency: prisons. (Green)
  5. Saving the world’s most endangered tortoises and freshwater turtles. (Environmental News Service)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 20

Written by | July 20th, 2010

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What do curry, spy planes and manatees have in common? They’re all part of the best cool green news links around!

  1. Could curry save the planet? Scientists find turmeric and coriander can reduce methane emissions from sheep and cows. (London Independent)
  2. The Gulf oil spill threatens manatees, giant squid and other deep-water creatures. (Mongabay)
  3. Ask Umbra asks, does the word “spill” really cut it? Really? (Grist)
  4. A new oceans council attempts tp make sense of all the various policies governing U.S. oceans and coasts. (Green)
  5. A hydrogen-powered spy plane? Even secret agents can be eco-friendly. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 7

Written by | January 7th, 2010

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Start off your day with the top 5 green news links online:

  1. Scientists have discovered a thicket of scrub oaks in California that can reproduce by cloning. (The New York Times)
  2. See video of yesterday’s violent boat crash between protesters and Japanese whalers. (Dot Earth)
  3. Collisions — by boat and car — are the cause for 2009′s increase in panther and manatee deaths in Florida. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Political turmoil in Madagascar threatens to destroy gains in rainforest protection. (YaleE360)
  5. Looking for a green job this year? Check out this opportunity to protect puffins. (Treehugger)
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