Tag: saving energy

The Green Buzz: Friday, April 5

Written by | April 5th, 2013

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Sorry to kick your weekend off on a terrifying note, but…

  1. No need to panic: scientists have discovered a new species of tarantula, and it’s only about the size OF YOUR FACE. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Greener neighborhoods=less violent crime. (Mongabay)
  3. No need to panic, part II: Tax Day is coming! Find out how saving energy can save you $$. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. That terrible American drought? Yeah, still happening. (Grist)
  5. Spending time outside doesn’t always come naturally to everyone. (Care2)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 2

Written by | February 2nd, 2012

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Attack of the blobs!

  1. Are jellyfish taking over our oceans? (Nature)
  2. Turning down the thermostat saves energy and helps you lose weight. (The Chic Ecologist)
  3. Atlantic sturgeon added to the endangered species list. (Huffington Post)
  4. How do you fight invasive species in Australia? Bring in Komodo dragons. (TreeHugger)
  5. Spider webs may hold the clue to better buildings. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 9

Written by | November 9th, 2010

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The latest and greatest in cool and green:

  1. Beak deformities are on the rise among birds in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, but no one knows why. (Dot Earth)
  2. Eating fish will save the rainforest, suggests one scientist. (Grist)
  3. Don’t recycle these things. (The Daily Green)
  4. The top five eco-video games (?!) are… (Treehugger)
  5. Do dimmer switches really save any energy? (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, August 18

Written by | August 18th, 2010

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What’s cool and green and read all over? Well, duh.

  1. The things you do to save energy might not save all that much energy. (Green)
  2. Despite what you may have heard, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows in the Gulf just yet, says a new report. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. The next generation of biofuels may spawn from Scottish whisky. (Treehugger)
  4. The pretty, yellow and nearly extinct Kihansi spray toad is making a comeback. (Mongabay)
  5. The human face of climate change: climate refugees. (GreenBiz)
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