Green Space Archive: December, 2009

Resolved: A greener 2010

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Lots of studies flood my email inbox, and it's difficult to sort them all out. But I thought this one was interesting. Losing weight aside... Read more

It's a wrap

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Along the eco-gift-wrapping spectrum, there are all sorts of stops. Some people use plain paper and draw on it. Some people use newspaper.... Read more

Veteran traveler spotted again

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For those who have been following the plight of the rufa subspecies of red knots, there's good news. The birds have one of the planet's longest... Read more

The counts are in

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Hawk Mountain's fall results are in. The Berks County mountaintop sanctuary, which just happens to be a natural funnel for migrating raptors... Read more

They're on the bus

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Two area residents, Jeremy Stadlin, 31, of Penn Valley and Rachel Playe, 23, of Philadelphia's Fairmount section, are on a veggie-oil-powered... Read more

The Prius of bikes

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Electric bicycles have become more and more popular. I rode one not long ago, and the rush of the power assist was spectacular. The gist is... Read more

CO2 emissions: All bets are on

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Apparently, you can bet on just about anything at Paddy Power, said to be Ireland's largest bookmaker. Even climate change. In addition to... Read more

A greener tree

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Santa, Santa, lest we fall, What’s the greenest tree of all? Mother Jones magazine recently took up the question as one of its “Econundrums”... Read more