Tag: wildlife trade

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, February 5

Written by | February 5th, 2013

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From eco-demolition to animal testing, here’s what has caught our eye this morning.

  1. Thailand faces a burden of care over seized exotic wildlife. (New York Times)
  2. A Japanese company has invented a way to demolish skyscrapers from the inside out. (Earth Techling)
  3. A win for the cute and furry: the EU has banned cosmetic testing on animals. (MNN)
  4. These Sandy-struck homes are going back to nature. (Huffington Post)
  5. This San Diego power plant was imploded to make way for a park. (Christian Science Monitor)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, September 18

Written by | September 18th, 2012

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Today we’re watching a remake of The Green Slime. But in real life (sadly).

  1. Despite good intentions, are wildlife trade bans affecting some species in a negative way? (Mongabay)
  2. Toxic green slime has taken over America’s lakes. Again. (Grist)
  3. Not happy with your job? Take a cue from honeybees and try a job swap! (Nature)
  4. Construction is underway at Europe’s largest man-made coastal reserve. (Guardian)
  5. One buzz-worthy topic takes over the conservation field: impact investing. (Huffington Post Green)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 24

Written by | January 24th, 2012

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Wow, you can buy anything on the internet these days.

  1. Demand for pangolin meat in Asia shows up online. (Mongabay)
  2. Sumatran elephants could be extinct in less than 30 years. (WWF)
  3. Mercury pollution isn’t just for fish eaters in the Northeast anymore, a new study finds. (New York Times)
  4. What are the most threatening invasive species in the North America? (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Groundbreaking magnetic soap may help clean up oil spills. (BBC)
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