Green Space Archive: July, 2012

Christie signs bill to boost solar

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New Jersey Gov. Christie and the state's environmental groups have landed on common ground _ a highly unusual occurrence. That's because earlier... Read more

Plants are much better pollution-eaters than thought

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Chalk up yet another amazing feat for plants. Scientists have long touted trees and other inner-city greenery for their cooling shade, property-enhancing... Read more

A/C on the hot seat

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Just how much is our air-conditioning warming the planet? Plenty, says Stan Cox, a senior scientist at the nonprofit Land Institute in Kansas... Read more

Seabird stomach contents show plastic pollution on the rise

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The northern fulmar, a relative of the albatross that forages for all its food at sea, turns out to be an excellent indicator of marine plastic... Read more

Scavenger app for Stroud preserve debuts

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Here's a cool thing to do with your kids this weekend: Natural Lands Trust, a land conservation organization, has launched an app that, in... Read more

Chipping in with TerraCycle

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You know those crinkly snack bags? The ones made of foil or other materials that aren't easily recyclable? Well, now someone wants them. And... Read more

Atlantic City wind farm receives final permit

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Construction is a "go" for the Atlantic City wind farm, an inshore project of Fishermen's Energy. The company has announced that it received... Read more

Eagles rep at White House sustainability event today

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This morning, Leonard Bonacci, the director of event operations for the Philadelphia Eagles, will be part of a White House event on sports... Read more