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How Better Meat Can Mean Less Meat… and More Water

Written by | March 18th, 2013

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If you’re a meat lover, making the conversion to vegetarianism might seem impossible. But “Meatless Mondays” are a straightforward choice that can allow you to reduce your meat consumption AND conserve water.

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)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 1

Written by | August 1st, 2012

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Giddyup, y’all. Your Cool Green Morning is here.

  1. There’s a new breed of cowboy out West, and he’s wearing…birkenstocks? Yee Haw! (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Shrimp vs. Turtle: Kemp’s Ridley Turtle protection is infringing on Gulf shrimpers. (Huffington Post)
  3. USDA backs of Meatless Monday idea after cattle producers’ outraged response. (Treehugger)
  4. Here’s an Olympic athlete for you: Watch the video of a cormorant diving 150 feet to the ocean floor in 40 seconds. (BBC Nature)
  5. Those pine beetles in Colorado? They’ve been hungry. See NASA images that compare the before and after their munching. (Mongabay)

 

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 3

Written by | January 3rd, 2011

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Does your new year’s resolution involve keeping up with the latest and greatest in green news? Good.

  1. Another worthwhile new year’s resolution? Sticking to “meatless Mondays.” (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Is your toilet paper leading to the destruction of old-growth forests? (The Daily Green)
  3. Banana peels are dirty-water fighters. (Treehugger)
  4. California’s set to enact a ton of new green laws in 2011. (LA Times)
  5. Extra-credit reading: Check out the 10 “most hopeful” business-related green stories of 2010. (GreenBiz)
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