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Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 4

Written by | April 4th, 2011

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Start your week with a big old helping of green news:

  1. A new aquatic beetle was discovered in Texas, and it’s got a pretty cool name– Ereboporus naturaconservatus. (The Guardian)
  2. Scientists find 2,000-year-old coral near the site of the BP oil spill. (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. Is this Whole Foods the greenest grocery store in the world? (ClimateBiz)
  4. A new study of the glaciers and ice fields in Patagonia indicates that climate change might be happening faster than we thought. (Green)
  5. When bats disappear, it costs the agricultural industry billions. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 21

Written by | December 21st, 2010

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Gotta love a green news round-up that features His Holiness and Her Deepness:

  1. The other “Person of the Year” award goes to this explorer-oceanographer known as “Her Deepness.” (Treehugger)
  2. Top 10 green stories of the year–can you find the ones that feature TNC? (Grist)
  3. Straight from the WikiLeaks files: the Dalai Lama says we should focus on climate change, not politics, in Tibet. (The Guardian)
  4. Here’s a timely question: how do you know if your package was shipped green? (Green Biz)
  5. Tongue twister alert! Hybrid street-sweeper sweeps the streets of NYC. (EcoGeek)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, December 2

Written by | December 2nd, 2010

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Finally, a cure for what ails you! And it’s cool, green and all-natural:

  1. How biodiversity can help protect you from icky diseases like West Nile and Lyme. (BBC)
  2. Would you help pay for a nature reserve in your neighborhood? (The Guardian)
  3. Overwhelmed by invasive species, Hawaii looks to a ‘hybrid ecosystem.’ (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Message to Obama: U.S. needs to triple spending on energy R&D. (Green)
  5. Green roofs are on the rise in American cities–have you seen one lately? (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 13

Written by | October 13th, 2010

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Dude, the mornings here are always cool and green:

  1. A Malibu beach becomes the first World Surfing Reserve. (LA Times)
  2. Google has decided offshore wind is worth the $$. (EcoGeek)
  3. London’s Thames River comes back from the dead and wins a conservation prize. (The Guardian)
  4. Scientists discover a new carnivorous animal in Madagascar. (National Geographic)
  5. Monarch butterflies have figured out how to medicate their sick babies with medicinal plants. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 11

Written by | June 11th, 2010

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The World Cup begins today — but put down your vuvuzela (that loud horn South Africans blow throughout matches) for a moment and get your green news first:

  1. What’s sustainable to wear, eat, and paint your nails with while watching the World Cup? (Treehugger)
  2. Yes, but what’s the carbon footprint of the World Cup? (Guardian)
  3. Update from Bonn climate talks — the text to take to Cancun is here… (Richard Black/BBC)
  4. You asked for ‘em, you got ‘em: Hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered…forklifts. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Researchers (not including Mini Me) are using lasers to predict likely bird habitat. (Conservation Maven)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 7

Written by | December 7th, 2009

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It’s the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor…and the opening of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen. (Don’t draw any inferences from that coincidence.) It might be snowy and freezing where you are, but it’s always cool and green here every weekday… 56 newspapers in 45 countries have published op-eds this morning urging decisive […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 30

Written by | October 30th, 2009

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What’s more frightening than more Americans getting their news from Jon Stewart than a newspaper? When Jon Stewart says putting giant reflective mirrors into space will slow climate change…and he means it! It’s real scary stuff, kids, so we put it last in this morning’s Coolness to give you a good fright for the weekend! […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 23

Written by | October 23rd, 2009

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Some days you wake up and find everything you’re doing and believing is wrong — like eating tomatoes or thinking your fellow Americans trust the scientific consensus that man is causing climate change. This, ladies and gentlemen, is one of those days. But tomorrow is Climate Action Day, so…maybe slice a tomato and take it […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 11

Written by | August 11th, 2009

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Killer algae sounds pretty bad, but we won’t leave you with depressing news today… instead, take heart in knowing that volunteers gave 4,000 baby loggerhead turtles a helping hand in Australia. From A to Z (or 1 to 5), we’ve got the top Cool Green News links of the morning. Ah, wouldn’t you like to […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 31

Written by | July 31st, 2009

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Your green horoscope for today: Every piece of bad news has a piece of good news, too. (Kind of like when a door closes, a window opens — except that your apartment is probably on the 22nd floor.) Learn more in these five glass-half-empty, glass-half-full green links, fresh from Al Gore’s brainchild: A new global […]

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