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Showing posts from October, 2011

Criminal Penguins

Some penguins turn to a life of crime to build the perfect nest.

What Are GMOs?

Genetically Modified Organisms are experemental plants or animals that have been genetically engineerd a laboratory with DNA from other plants, animals, bacteria & viruses.

The Greener Way to Get There

Among planes, trains, and automobiles - all's not equal when it comes to their emissions. So what's the greenest way to get around? It depends on how far you're traveling. We break down the carbon footprint for solo traveler embarking on different trips in various vehicles.

Hairy Crazy Ants Invade Mississippi

"In 2009, we first discovered populations of Nylanderia pubens, the hairy crazy ant in Hancock County, Mississippi. By the following year, 2010, we had found it in at least 7 sites in Jackson County, MS. This exotic species is thought to be native to South America. Since 2000, it has become widespread in Florida, having been found in at least 20 counties, and in Texas, where it has been reported from 18 counties thus far. More recently, it has been reported from two parishes in Louisiana."

U.S. Natural Disasters Blow Through Relief Funds

With a record-breaking number of billion-dollar natural disasters and over 3 months to spare, 2011 is quickly becoming one of the costliest years in US history. Emergency management organizations, such as FEMA, have already converted to "immediate needs funding."

Coal Energy Drink

The Renewable Energy Accountability Project.