Tag: plastics

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 5

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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To clone or not to clone, that is the question.

  1. The currently extinct Wooly mammoth may roam again, thanks to cloning. (TreeHugger)
  2. Climate change = 75 percent man-made. (Scientific American)
  3. Wasps rely on face recognition to keep the peace. (National Geographic)
  4. The nation recycles only one-forth of our hard plastic bottle waste. (Green)
  5. Meet the winter endurance athletes of the animal world: wolverines. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 24

Written by | October 24th, 2011

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They say clothes make the man.

  1. Like all fashion trends, the spacesuit has seen many changes over the years. Here’s the evolution of this iconic outfit. (Wired Science)
  2. Ouch and awww: a red-tailed hawk with a nail in its head was finally successfully captured and is recovering well. (Washington Post)
  3. The 94,000-acre Saguaro National Park in Tuscon, AZ is a great place for a BioBlitz — but a dead zone for cell service. Verizon Wireless saves the day. (National Geographic)
  4. Looking for a career switch? Consider a green job like professional acorn picking! (TreeHugger)
  5. Stop losing sleep over plastics and zip-lock baggies. Here’s how to reduce plastics from your kitchen. (Grist)

Do You Know What a Radish Looks Like?

Written by | April 13th, 2010

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Eating fruits and vegetables isn’t just good for you — it’s good for the environment, too. But too many people don’t know what plant food looks like, says our green blogger Margaret Southern.

One Thing You Can Do to Help Oceans: Use Reusable Plastic

Written by | March 25th, 2010

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The oceans are awash with discarded plastic — and all of it is deadly to marine animals. Conservancy scientist Phil Kramer tells you what you can do to help solve the problem.

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