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Green Space Archive: July, 2012
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Christie signs bill to boost solar
Mon, Jul 23, 2012, 12:53 PM
New Jersey Gov. Christie and the state's environmental groups have landed on common ground _ a highly unusual occurrence. That's because earlier...
Plants are much better pollution-eaters than thought
Mon, Jul 23, 2012, 6:45 AM
Chalk up yet another amazing feat for plants. Scientists have long touted trees and other inner-city greenery for their cooling shade, property-enhancing...
A/C on the hot seat
Mon, Jul 23, 2012, 5:47 PM
Just how much is our air-conditioning warming the planet? Plenty, says Stan Cox, a senior scientist at the nonprofit Land Institute in Kansas...
Seabird stomach contents show plastic pollution on the rise
Sun, Jul 22, 2012, 6:15 AM
The northern fulmar, a relative of the albatross that forages for all its food at sea, turns out to be an excellent indicator of marine plastic...
Scavenger app for Stroud preserve debuts
Sat, Jul 21, 2012, 6:05 AM
Here's a cool thing to do with your kids this weekend: Natural Lands Trust, a land conservation organization, has launched an app that, in...
Chipping in with TerraCycle
Fri, Jul 20, 2012, 2:58 PM
You know those crinkly snack bags? The ones made of foil or other materials that aren't easily recyclable? Well, now someone wants them. And...
Atlantic City wind farm receives final permit
Fri, Jul 20, 2012, 4:36 PM
Construction is a "go" for the Atlantic City wind farm, an inshore project of Fishermen's Energy. The company has announced that it received...
Eagles rep at White House sustainability event today
Thu, Jul 19, 2012, 5:40 AM
This morning, Leonard Bonacci, the director of event operations for the Philadelphia Eagles, will be part of a White House event on sports...
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