Green Space Archive: February, 2012

Earth Quakers call for PNC withdrawals

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The Earth Quaker Action Team, which has been engaging in acts of civil disobedience against PNC Bank, has stepped up its campaign. The group... Read more

Solar panels added to eye care center, mushroom farm

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Never mind the concern about the lowered value of renewable energy credits and the dimming of other programs that were meant to add to the... Read more

Vitali hearing now: Marcellus shale and air emissions

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In moments, a hearing about air emissions from Marcellus shale operations, held by state Rep. Greg Vitali and the House Democratic Policy Committee... Read more

Abandoned eagles nest a boon for birds

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It's fun to entertain the impossible notion that the eagles could have planned things this way: In 2007, a pair of eagles builds a nest in... Read more

Red knot declared endangered in NJ

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The red knot, a small shorebird whose 10,000-mile migration brings it to Delaware Bay each spring, has been designated an endangered species... Read more

Ultimate recycling: artificial joints, post-cremation

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It was fun and interesting -- but also a little weird -- to report and write this morning's story about artificial joint recycling. More crematoria... Read more

Swallows and sewage water: Who'd have thought?

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The story about a group of northern rough-winged swallows who have defied their biological imperative to fly far south for the winter, and... Read more

Book of the Week: A "Conundrum" from a curmudgeon

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“Thought-provoking” is what some are calling David Owen’s new book, The Conundrum, which is about how scientific innovation... Read more