Tag: penguins

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 14

Written by | January 14th, 2014

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Emperor penguins are climbing cliffs to avoid climate change and forest elephants are making it rain in today’s #greennews.

  1. Four colonies of iconic emperor penguins were spotted climbing cliffs to avoid increasingly rampant ice melt. (Mother Nature Network
  2. Tropical forests play a large role in precipitation around the world and in Congo, they’re bolstered by the eating & excreting of the forest elephant. (BBC)
  3. A recent MIT study projects that 52% of the world’s population in 2050 will live in water-stressed areas. (Treehugger)

Is Antarctica’s Fate Sealed?

Written by | March 19th, 2012

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Climate change is having a huge impact on Antarctica, says The Conservancy’s Geoff Lipsett-Moore. Learn what that means for penguins and southern elephant seals.

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 23

Written by | December 23rd, 2011

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How many toes does it take to hold up the weight of an elephant?

  1. A new oil spill may have released 40,000 barrels of crude. (Guardian)
  2. VIDEO: Watch the last release of tiny penguins rescued from the New Zealand oil spill. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Newly developed ‘solar paint’ could provide power for homes. (TG Daily)
  4. Last seen in 1976, new evidence suggests Javan tigers may not be extinct. (TreeHugger)
  5. A 300 year-old mystery about elephants may have finally been solved. (BBC)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, November 10

Written by | November 10th, 2011

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Time to prepare for the attack of the feral pigs.

  1. Invasive species could become a terrorist’s next weapon of choice. (MarketWatch)
  2. How does a person’s individual carbon emissions change over the course of a lifetime? (Green)
  3. Video of king penguins shows their unexpected way of cooling off — in a mud spa. (BBC)
  4. An approved plan aims to control greenhouse gas emissions in China. (2point6billion)
  5. Sad news from Africa: the western black rhino has been declared extinct. (MSNBC)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 24

Written by | May 24th, 2011

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It’s a bright, shiny green morning here:

  1. Climate scientists say Chicago will get warmer and wetter—and urban planners are taking heed of the warning. (The New York Times)
  2. Meanwhile, the Australia Climate Commission projects global sea-level rise will be higher than previously thought. (BBC)
  3. Get the latest update on declining bats, penguins and lemurs. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. How could fewer people mean LESS biodiversity in Mexico? (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Barcodes on trees could help save rainforests in war-torn Liberia. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2011

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Which do you want first, the good green news or the bad green news?

  1. Thousands of endangered rockhopper penguins are coated in oil after spill. (Green)
  2. A rare leopard was burned alive by an angry mob in India. (Treehugger)
  3. A newly discovered saber-toothed beast was vicious looking, a vegetarian. (National Geographic)
  4. How much should Japan worry about nuclear food? (Grist)
  5. A builder is making solar panels a standard feature in new homes. (Green House)
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