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The Green Buzz: Thursday, September 26

Written by | September 26th, 2013

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It keeps happening, so we’re going to continue to talk poaching in today’s green news.

  1. More than 80 elephants were killed when poachers used cyanide to poison their water hole. (BBC News)
  2. Ancient fish fossil found in China shows the first face on an animal! (National Geographic)
  3. This poor gorilla was hand-raised by humans and has no gorilla friends. (MNN)
  4. More than 37,000 gallons of oil spilled in the wake of the Colorado floods, and there’s a scramble to clean it up. (NPR)
  5. There’s a real problem in the conservation community: a lack of diversity. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 29

Written by | May 29th, 2012

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Here are today’s top green news stories to ease you back into the work week.

  1. Sequoia National Park is home to ancient redwoods… and smog. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. To save some species, zoos must let others die. (New York Times)
  3. Would you like a little radiation with your tuna? (TreeHugger)
  4. Tropical dams are a false solution to climate change. (Mongabay)
  5. Let’s end on an upbeat note: how to dry you hands with only 1 paper towel! (Discovery News)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 1

Written by | May 1st, 2012

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Spring is in the air!

  1. Baby panda-making is on the minds of zookeepers at the National Zoo. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Nothing beats watching fluffy great blue herons hatching. (Wired Science)
  3. 24 new species found in the Caribbean — and yet they’re already facing extinction. (Mongabay)
  4. Is global warming actually a good thing for coral refuges? (Scientific American)
  5. It’s easy to recycle when you stumble upon a 30-foot tall recycling bin! (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 26

Written by | March 26th, 2012

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James Cameron dove to the deepest spot on Earth. What did YOU do this weekend?

  1. Our planet is hit by more storms, heatwaves and floods than ever before. (Guardian)
  2. Can zoos help polar bears survive global warming’s assault? (Washington Post)
  3. Congrats to James Cameron for his solo dive mission to Mariana Trench. (National Geographic)
  4. North Dakota oil boom brings the promise of prosperity — and disgusting litter. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Death Valley discovery: new scorpion species. (Los Angeles Times)

3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

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You can’t find these gifts in any store, but you can find them in nature. Scientist Jon Hoekstra shares his hopes for kids today.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 5

Written by | July 5th, 2011

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Happy orangutans, classic Coke and 8,000 meat-free calories…time to get green!

  1. Can a vegan diet help this cyclist win the Tour de France? (TreeHugger)
  2. The wildest ecosystem in the country should be preserved, esp. for wildlife says new report. (Green)
  3. The world’s most endangered chimp now has a plan. (Extinction Countdown)
  4. Meanwhile, a new study says happy orangutans live longer in zoos. (BBC)
  5. What’s a cheap way to measure uranimum levels in soil? (Hint: it’s America’s favorite soft drink.) (Conservation Journal Watch)
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