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Green Space Archive: February, 2012
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Earth Quakers call for PNC withdrawals
Wed, Feb 29, 2012, 4:01 PM
The Earth Quaker Action Team, which has been engaging in acts of civil disobedience against PNC Bank, has stepped up its campaign. The group...
Solar panels added to eye care center, mushroom farm
Tue, Feb 28, 2012, 6:25 AM
Never mind the concern about the lowered value of renewable energy credits and the dimming of other programs that were meant to add to the...
Vitali hearing now: Marcellus shale and air emissions
Mon, Feb 27, 2012, 10:00 AM
In moments, a hearing about air emissions from Marcellus shale operations, held by state Rep. Greg Vitali and the House Democratic Policy Committee...
Abandoned eagles nest a boon for birds
Fri, Feb 24, 2012, 2:17 PM
It's fun to entertain the impossible notion that the eagles could have planned things this way: In 2007, a pair of eagles builds a nest in...
Red knot declared endangered in NJ
Fri, Feb 24, 2012, 11:33 AM
The red knot, a small shorebird whose 10,000-mile migration brings it to Delaware Bay each spring, has been designated an endangered species...
Ultimate recycling: artificial joints, post-cremation
Fri, Feb 24, 2012, 11:13 AM
It was fun and interesting -- but also a little weird -- to report and write this morning's story about artificial joint recycling. More crematoria...
Swallows and sewage water: Who'd have thought?
Wed, Feb 22, 2012, 11:48 AM
The story about a group of northern rough-winged swallows who have defied their biological imperative to fly far south for the winter, and...
Book of the Week: A "Conundrum" from a curmudgeon
Wed, Feb 22, 2012, 6:35 AM
“Thought-provoking” is what some are calling David Owen’s new book, The Conundrum, which is about how scientific innovation...
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