Green Space Archive: August, 2012

Sunken treasure off NJ: Crab sculpture to go 80 feet under

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Note: Here's an update to the story below that ran in this morning's paper. *** Chris Wojcik spent months building a 46-foot long replica... Read more

Monarchs on the move: Report your sightings

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Another southbound migration season is about to begin, and Journey North, the nonprofit citizen science program, wants your help. They want... Read more

See who's giving $$ in the battle over labeling GMO food

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If money were votes, the California battle over whether to require labeling of food products made from genetically modified organisms -- or... Read more

Building a better toilet

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And I thought my dual-flush toilet was cool ... Ha! One of the toilets that got funding earlier this week from the Bill & Melinda Gates... Read more

A shark in your soup and a lion on your plate?

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Recently, the Pew Environment Group did a DNA study of shark fin soup at restaurants in 14 states and found, to officials' dismay, that they... Read more

$58,000 to stem the flow in NE Philly

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I can't think of an urban stream that doesn't have flooding problems. Earlier this week, the situation got a little sunnier for the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford... Read more

And the recycling winner is ...

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In an effort to boost recycling in the city, the Streets Department and RecycleBank, the rewards program, have been running a sweepstakes.... Read more

New charging stations, EV exhibits ... Philly gets juiced.

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They were dancing the electric slide yesterday at Temple University. That was to celebrate the unveiling of two new PhillyCarShare electric... Read more