Green Space Archive: March, 2012

Earth Hour: Philly stays lit while others go dark

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Earth Hour has been around a few years now. And according to the organizers of the planet-wide go-dark event, a record 147 countries and territories... Read more

Condomania for Earth Day: Endangered species-themed condoms to be given away

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Events and announcements for Earth Day are rolling in. Among them, one that will certainly have people a-twitter: A plan by the Center for... Read more

Schuylkill Scrub consolidates trashy efforts

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From its origins above Pottstville, the Schuylkill River travels 130 miles before it winds through Philadelphia and empties into the Delaware... Read more

A plan to save polar bears ... in zoos

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Zoo officials have always said that one of the benefits of zoos is that they serve as potential arks of genetic material in case populations... Read more

A great day to plant a garden with Michelle Obama

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This warm weather has gardeners' green thumbs twitching. Over the weekend, my husband and I tossed five truckloads of mulch over the fence... Read more

"You are a gas hog" -- more on green driving

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My inbox is still feeling the aftershocks of last week's column about green driving. Some of the emails leave me with some explaining to do... Read more

Beekeepers, others, call for ban of pesticide

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It was in the fall of 2006 that Pennsylvania beekeeper Dave Hackenberg first started noticing problems with his hives. By the next February... Read more

Help on the way for home energy savers

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PECO president and CEO Craig L. Adams in in Washington, D.C., today, pledging to help his company's 1.6 million residential customers in southeastern... Read more