Green Space Archive: March, 2012

More tips for greener driving

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Want to get better mileage? In this morning's column, I offered a few ways to game the oil companies and keep your money in your pocket instead... Read more

Emerald ash borer: More information

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Detroit in 2005 was a sobering sight. Ash tree skeletons were everywhere. The Inquirer had sent me there to write about the emerald ash borer... Read more

Another metric on energy efficiency

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It's hardly a surprise that making energy efficiency improvements to buildings saves money and can benefit the environment in terms of reduced... Read more

Book of the Week: "Frozen Planet"

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It's big and it's beautiful. It's got polar bears, wolves, whales, seals, foxes, albatrosses, the aurora and ice bergs the size of New York... Read more

And now...an egg in the Franklin Institute hawk nest

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Yesterday, there was news of one or more chicks in the Tinicum eagle nest. Now comes the first egg in the nest of the hawks who have taken... Read more

Bald eagle chick hatches in Tinicum nest

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The timing is right. The feeding behavior of the adults is unmistakable. The conclusion: Bald eagle chicks have arrived! Or, perhaps just... Read more

Who cares about the DRBC?

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Today could be a big day in the ongoing drama of the Delaware River Basin Commission, a one-of-a-kind interstate and federal agency that oversees... Read more

DRBC: Still working on natural-gas regulations

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The Delaware River Basin Commission is meeting this afternoon, and the federal representative has just given an update on the attempt to develop... Read more