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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, November 6

Written by | November 6th, 2013

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Election results (and what they mean for the environment) in today’s green news.

  1. Could global warming 50 million years ago have caused mammal dwarfism? (Discovery News)
  2. Coal was dealt a blow on its own turf with the election of Virginia’s new governor. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. What’s killing golden eagles in America? (BBC News)
  4. If we melt all the ice in the world, this is what Earth will look like. (TreeHugger)
  5. The United States is destroying its entire stockpile of ivory later this month. (New York Times)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 30

Written by | November 30th, 2012

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Extra, extra, get your green news here!

  1. Global sea levels have risen almost half an inch since 1992. (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Delhi and Shanghai aim to reduce plastic trash. (Green)
  3. Botswana bans wildlife hunting — controversy to ensue? (BBC News)
  4. Age ain’t nothing but a number, right? Debate continues over the age of the Grand Canyon. (Washington Post)
  5. And finally, we end with poop-related green news: a sewage-powered robot cleans wastewater. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 5

Written by | January 5th, 2012

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They say imitation is the highest form of flattery.

  1. Meet a fish that mimics an octopus… that mimics fish. (msnbc)
  2. Parasite flies are turning honeybees into “zom-bees.” (Time)
  3. Here’s a bright idea: solar-powered ATMs bring money to rural India. (TreeHugger)
  4. Harp seal pups are on thin ice. (Green)
  5. Seattle thinks outside the tray and serves students healthier school lunches. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 27

Written by | July 27th, 2011

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Don’t mess with Texas…if something happens to the rest of the world, we could all be living in it.

  1. Nash Prairie is a “beautiful representation of what Texas really looked like,” says our Texas state director. (Houston Chronicle)
  2. A new documentary explores how disappearing glaciers devastate communities. (Grist)
  3. If the entire world lived at New York City’s density level, we could all fit into the state of Texas. Crazy! (Treehugger)
  4. Warming Arctic temperatures are releasing long-buried, long-frozen toxins, which could eventually reach our food and water supplies. (YaleE360)
  5. Can you trust your local drinking water? (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 3

Written by | August 3rd, 2010

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As always, your news of the day is cool and green:

  1. The EPA weighs in on the debate over using dispersants to break up the oil in the Gulf. (Green)
  2. No climate bill = no nukes. (The Vine)
  3. Climate change could force Adélie penguins to live in the dark. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Researchers create a model showing how deforestation happens in 3 distinct ‘waves.’ (BBC)
  5. Sigh…it’s official: the BP spill is the world’s largest accidental release of oil into marine waters. (The New York Times)
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