Tag: Vermont

Nature Photo of the Week: Three of a Kind

Written by | May 10th, 2013

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What a great capture! Flickr photographer carolynpepper caught these three Mergansers at just the right moment, perfectly in sync on Lake Vermillion in Minnesota. Thanks for sharing your image through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group!

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 26

Written by | October 26th, 2012

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We have good news for corals!… but bad news for squirrels.

  1. Tempting squirrels with contraception-laced snacks may slow down population spikes. (National Geographic)
  2. Coral reefs found to be thriving in the deep waters of the Great Barrier Reef. (CNN)
  3. 67% of cows in Denmark never feel the sun or chew a blade of grass. (TreeHugger)
  4. Fukushima fish ‘may be inedible for a decade’. (Guardian)
  5. The land of Cherry Garcia strives to be greener. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, October 12

Written by | October 12th, 2011

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Giant catfish and invasive species terrorists– this is the stuff nightmares are made of.

  1. Cool or terrifying? Scientists have found humongous (like, 100-lb+) catfish swimming in a French river. (Conservation Magazine)
  2. Banning hybrid vehicles from carpool lanes slows everyone down, says a new report. (Green)
  3. The state of Vermont plans to get 90% of its energy from renewable sources by 2050. (EcoGeek)
  4. But! If the entire country started seriously deploying wind and solar to scale right now, the whole place could run on clean energy by 2026. (Treehugger)
  5. The “War on Terror” may have helped keep terrorists out of the US, but it for sure welcomed invasive species right on in. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 9

Written by | June 9th, 2009

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It’s a pick-your-poison kind of day: ocean acidification, cow methane, Amazon rainforest destruction or Wind Turbine Syndrome? But don’t despair: today’s round-up of Cool Green News features plenty of hope that people are trying to make a difference (just watch the trailer above). One man’s quest to learn more about ocean acidification has resulted in a documentary film […]

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