Green Space Archive: March, 2010

Hospitals take on bottled water

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Four of the region's hospital and health care facilities have agreed to spend at least the next month -- until Earth Day -- educating visitors... Read more

Species slugout at CITES: Sharks and tuna not protected

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Apparently it's been a wild 13 days in Doha, Qatar, where officials from around the world have been debating whether to take extra measure... Read more

World water: a woeful day

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I suppose I could say, "Happy World Water Day!" But the reason for such an international day, and the news around it, isn't all... Read more

Franklin's hawks: An egg

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Spring is, by far, my favorite season of the year, so fecund and full of possibility. My goal this year is to attract a pair of bluebirds my... Read more

Sea birds and climate change

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In the last few years, I've seen a cascade of reports about the sad state of birds. Rare birds are declining. Common birds are declining. They're... Read more

Philly bike routes now on Google Maps

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This morning, Google announced that it has added bicycle maps for 149 cities in the U.S. -- including Philadelphia -- to its mapping function... Read more

Endangered Hawaiian plants listed, turtles proposed

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Birds, plants and insects native to the fragile ecosystems of Hawaii are, alas, well-represented on the federal endangered species list. And... Read more

Solar plus wind = energy and jobs

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Advocates of both solar and wind power took to their soap boxes earlier today, urging policy-makers to clear a path that would allow more growth... Read more