Green Space Archive: February, 2012

Soapbox Monday: Is beef still on the table?

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Interesting things have been going on with the nation’s meat consumption. In December, a U.S. Department of Agriculture livestock report... Read more

Lights, cameras ... birds!

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The birds are back. And the cameras are on. Philly’s red-tailed hawks, which have attracted a web cam following from around the world... Read more

Leaded lipstick: How much is too much?

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Lead is in many lipsticks. But is that okay? Yesterday, the national Campaign for Safe Cosmetics highlighted an analysis of lead in lipsticks... Read more

Book of the Week: This will make you long for a cloudy day

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I spotted "The Cloud Collector's Handbook" in a bin of shamelessly disregarded books near my editor's desk. I snapped it up. "Mind if I take... Read more

Where do puffins go? Scientists get some clues

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Sophisticated tracking devices have transformed wildlife research. They've shown scientists where bluefin tuna swim, how red knots have backtracked... Read more

War of the programmable thermostats

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For Monday's GreenSpace column, I wrote about programmable thermostats. They were supposed to make saving energy -- and money -- so easy.... Read more

AmpleHarvest.org takes on hunger

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Yesterday, I blogged about whether hunger was an environmental issue. I see a lot of reasons that it could be considered one -- waste of food... Read more

Soapbox Monday: Is hunger an environmental issue?

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I was probably a bit testy on the phone. The person calling wanted to tell me about a hunger project in Bucks County, and since I’ve... Read more