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The Green Buzz: Monday, December 9

Written by | December 9th, 2013

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Less green news makes us dull, that’s what happened recently at the New York Times.

  1. Shocking decline of countryside bird in the UK. (Guardian)
  2. Save the whales! Right now!! More whales die in the Florida Everglades & scientists don’t know why? (Guardian)
  3. Real vs fake Christmas trees? Which is better for the environment? (Wunderground)
  4. Wind energy advocates discuss why wind energy works. (Guardian)
  5. Post Hurricane Sandy, some New Jersey residents want a “greener” post Sandy recovery plan. (NJ.com)

The Green Buzz: Thursday, September 5

Written by | September 5th, 2013

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With a little hard work, your bird could be in kindergarten next year!

  1. Navy admits training exercises will kill hundreds of whales and dolphins. (TreeHugger)
  2. Sorry proud parents, cockatoos are smarter than your baby. (Grist)
  3. Red honey has been appearing in Utah. Luckily, it looks like there’s a simple explanation. (Fox 13)
  4. Pollutants from a chemical plant killed thousands of fish along a 19-mile stretch of river. (New York Times)
  5. PHOTOS: New book shows some of the most amazing nature photography you’ll ever see. (Guardian)

 

 

 

 

 

The Green Buzz: Friday, August 30

Written by | August 30th, 2013

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Stock up on the latest green news before the long Labor Day weekend.

  1. The lowly dung beetle may be the secret weapon in fighting climate change. (Grist)
  2. No need to fear them anymore: NYC to remove Hurricane Sandy “zombie trees.” (The Daily News)
  3. Heading to the beach this weekend? We pack the sunscreen, but what do whales do for sunburns? (Nat Geo)
  4. Discovered: massive canyon found beneath Greenland ice. (BBC)
  5. Wait, is global warming really slowing down? Get the facts. (Mother Jones)

Adrenaline Rush: Three Unexpected Encounters with Nature

Written by | May 16th, 2013

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Bears, elk and whales — these three close encounters with animals will leave you on the edge of your seat and serve as a reminder of the true wonders of the natural world and the importance of protecting in.

The Green Buzz: Thursday, April 11

Written by | April 11th, 2013

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Need to clear your mind? This morning’s green news will do just that.

  1. Go find some green space because a walk in the park can literally fix a fuzzy brain. (Treehugger)
  2. This may fuzz it right back up, though: Kansas proposes a bill to outlaw sustainability. (Bloomberg)
  3. The Great Lakes is home to a plastic garbage patch similar to the one that plagues the Pacific. (MNN)
  4. The Exxon pipeline rupture in Arkansas “substantially bigger” than previously thought. (Huffington Post)
  5. Fascinating! White sharks scavenge on whales and this cool video teaches how important this behavior may be. (Discovery News)

The Green Buzz: Friday, February 8

Written by | February 8th, 2013

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Is Nemo headed your way? The shelves might be empty of bread, milk and eggs, but there’s plenty of green news to go around.

  1. What do bats, sloths, whales and people have in common? This guy. (Scientific American)
  2. When it comes to environmental issues, we are pretty darn apathetic. (GreenBiz)
  3. In a dream world, this would be what an American high-speed rail network might look like. (Treehugger)
  4. Bikeshare systems are great, but there’s an unfortunate dearth of helmet-shares. (Grist)
  5. Two Great Lakes hit record lows. But what does it all mean?? (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 30

Written by | January 30th, 2013

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Grab that coffee and read up on what’s catching our eye in the world of green news.

  1. These whales have welcomed a deformed dolphin into their pod. (Treehugger)
  2. Killer kittens: house cats kill up to 25 billion birds and small mammals a year. (Mongabay)
  3. First a drought, raging wildfires and now a flood? Australia is getting hit hard with crazy weather. (BBC)
  4. Our freshwater scientist writes about travels in a haunting landscape — and mysterious animal sounds. (Green)
  5. Is it time for a clean air act in China? (Wall Street Journal)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 23

Written by | January 23rd, 2013

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Green news time. Go!

  1. At the World Economic Forum, our president/CEO Mark Tercek talks about investing in nature. (Hub Culture)
  2. What do Chicago’s bird casualties tell us about climate change? Their feathers are full of secrets. (Grist)
  3. A new study suggests American cities are maybe less vulnerable to water scarcity than previously thought. (Conservation Magazine)
  4. A program in the UK will plant some trees in exchange for that old hoopty you’ve been driving around. (Treehugger)
  5. Willy’s free. Now Lolita needs help, says one filmmaker. (Mongabay)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 3

Written by | January 3rd, 2013

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What does the fiscal cliff, a certain plastic cup and shipping lanes have in common? They’re all green. (No, really!)

  1. A Conservancy river scientist and his family explore how to balance conservation and development on the mighty Mekong River. (Green)
  2. The deal to pull us off the fiscal cliff included 6 environmental perks. (MNN)
  3. Extra, extra! Get your reusable Starbucks plastic cup for $1! Let’s just hope folks really reuse them… (Huffingon Post)
  4. A major collaboration has resulted in the altering of shipping lanes in the Pacific Ocean to protect whales. (Discovery News)
  5. The first meteor shower of 2013 peaks tonight! (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 27

Written by | June 27th, 2012

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Helicopters, whales and aliens (yes, aliens) take the spotlight in today’s green news.

  1. Photos: meet the most at-risk species. (National Geographic)
  2. You snooze, you lose. The world’s slowest shark hunts by sneaking up on sleeping seals. (Wired)
  3. Do aliens exist? We don’t know, but now you can tweet them. (Mashable)
  4. Who needs AAA batteries when you have human power? (Scientific American)
  5. Speaking on human power, that’s a human! Powering a helicopter! (Christian Science Monitor)
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