Tag: The Daily Green

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 3

Written by | July 3rd, 2012

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World records are broken in today’s green news roundup.

  1. There’s nothing we can do to stop sea-level rise, say scientists. (TreeHugger)
  2. Could Texas soil hold the cure for Alzheimer’s? (Discovery News)
  3. This 20-foot long crocodile is the proud new owner of a Guinness World Record. (National Geographic)
  4. Celebrate the 4th of July at one of America’s most patriotic national parks. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. As outdoor temperatures rise, so do air conditioning bills. Here’s how to save. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 4

Written by | June 4th, 2012

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Catch a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. “We spent the 20th century protecting nature from people, and we will spend the 21st century protecting nature for people,”chief external affairs officer Glenn Prickett tells Thomas Friedman. (New York Times)
  2. Warm weather is turning the Arctic tundra into forests. (DotEarth)
  3. Human life is leaving a big impact on Earth– is the rest of outer space up next? (Grist)
  4. In one southern state, a new bill could bar the use of climate change models in projecting sea level rise. (The Daily Green)
  5. Without nuclear power, Japan will have to reassess its ability to reduce carbon emissions. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 24

Written by | April 24th, 2012

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We love green news and bright ideas…

  1. Philips unveils a new LED light bulb with a 20-year lifespan. (Discovery News)
  2. Wearable planters turn live plants into jewelry. (TreeHugger)
  3. Operation: find that albino orca! (Huffington Post Green)
  4. 30 biodiversity hotspots identified in the Mediterranean. (Guardian)
  5. Vertical gardens help bring greenery to cities. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, April 20

Written by | April 20th, 2012

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The Earth Day edition will help you plan (and learn a little) for the weekend’s festivities.

  1. Have we told you we’re having a Picnic for the Planet? Find out how you can get involved. (Picnic for the Planet)
  2. Check out these 10 fun Earth Day activities for kids. (Huffington Post)
  3. Some influential green bloggers share their Earth Day wishes. (TreeHugger)
  4. Here are 15 Earth Day tips that really make a difference. (The Daily Green)
  5. Our Steph Wear was featured on an NBC Nightly News story about how corals save lives. (msnbc.com)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2012

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Happy World Water Day!

  1. We’re loving these 5 easy tips for conserving water. (The Daily Green)
  2. Spring is in the air. Spring clean the DIY way. (Grist)
  3. Are coyotes in NYC a good thing? (Green)
  4. Stare in awe at seven lovely animal photographs. Warning: you may smile. (BBC)
  5. 86% of Starbucks coffee is “ethically sourced.” (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 27

Written by | February 27th, 2012

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Today we learn that the sky is actually falling.

  1. Over the last 10 years, clouds are floating lower to Earth. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. More research links BPA to heart disease. (TreeHugger)
  3. Can you name the most frugal city in America? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. Try these 5 road-tested ways to save money on gasoline. (Daily Green)
  5. M&Ms melt in your month, not in Mars’ new solar garden. (Clean Technica)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, February 17

Written by | February 17th, 2012

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With President’s Day right around the corner, let’s talk about green presidents.

  1. Which 10 presidents left the best environmental legacies? (The Daily Green)
  2. The Republic of the Congo expands park to protect fearless chimps. (Mongabay)
  3. The Dutch develop a kid-powered school bus. (Grist)
  4. Prepare to pay for power at your local coffee shop. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. To kill their parasites, fruit flies get drunk. (NY Times)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 14

Written by | December 14th, 2011

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Get your green news on!

  1. When it comes to solar power, just how much solar do you really need? (CleanTechnica)
  2. For sparrows, exposure to spooky sounds leads to fewer babies. (Green)
  3. Do you commute by public transportation? In 2012, your tax benefit will be halved. (The Daily Green)
  4. You’ll find the two greenest restaurants in the United States in Chicago. (GreenBiz)
  5. Do away with disposables and break out the Tupperware. You can do it! (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 14

Written by | November 14th, 2011

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Start your week off right. Read some green news.

  1. In honor of 11/11/11, here are 11 of America’s greatest national parks and heritage sites for your bucket list. (The Daily Green)
  2. Humans may be one reason Indonesian orangutans are doomed to extinction. (Mongabay)
  3. Exposure to a common industrial solvent may increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s. (BBC)
  4. Nest boxes installed at a California vineyard attract bluebirds and reduces pests. (Green)
  5. In other wine news, TreeHugger shares 25 cheap, eco-friendly wines for the holidays. Hiccup. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 31

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Boo! Here is your Halloween-inspired edition of Cool Green Morning.

  1. Now this would have made a great Halloween costume: a three-eyed wolf fish has been caught in Argentina. (Gizmodo)
  2. A new study confirms the long-suspected culprit for white-nose syndrome found in bats. (Washington Post)
  3. We know our readers love cute and cuddly animal photos but today we present Mongabay’s gallery of creepy critters! (Mongabay)
  4. The video of the Condit Dam removal in Washington State is worth a watch. Sure puts my neighbor’s Halloween smoke machine to shame… (National Geographic)
  5. Too much candy can cause a stomachache. And so can the Turkish pine nuts that have been recalled due to salmonella. (The Daily Green)
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