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WAKE UP CALL: Start your day right with GRID’s grab bag of sustainability news


The Tûranor PlanetSolar ship / Image via charterworld.comA solar-powered ship is sailing around the globe. The spaceship-looking vessel has already covered almost 24,000 miles. New York Times

Oyster-lovers may have to start paying more for the seafood delicacy; ocean acidification is seriously hurting populations. OnEarth

Gemasolar is more than an optical illusion. The first commercial high-temperature solar power plant can supposedly supply solar power around-the-clock. Guardian

The latest in bad news about natural gas operations in Pennsylvania. Warning: it’s not pretty. Switchboard via NRDC

Annual listing of the greenest colleges in the country—farms, solar panels, and recycling programs abound. Sierra

Hanover tomatoes may look like the average supermarket variety, but their distinctive taste is nothing close to ordinary. Washington Post

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