Guardian Angel Kangaroo Saves Lost Boy in Australian Bush

August 9, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock A kangaroo in Australia has turned out to be one child’s guardian angel. Seven-year-old Simon Kruger wandered away from his family and into the bush of Deep Creek Conservation Park outside of Adelaide, and became lost over night.  The boy told his dad that a kangaroo fell asleep next to him, keeping him warm throughout the cold wintry night. Read the rest of Guardian Angel Kangaroo Saves Lost Boy in Australian Bush Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia , eco design , green design , kangaroo saves boy , Simon Kruger , sustainable design        

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“Human Kennel” Hotel Offers 7×5-ft. Cells, Er, Rooms for $10 a Night in New York City

August 9, 2013 by  
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Despite having a name like Sun Bright Hotel , this dingy and dank NYC establishment hides a dark secret . The hostile, er, hostel-style hotel, located in Manhattan’s Chinatown district, features rows of 7×5-ft. cells with chicken wire ceilings that have been earning it a reputation as a “kennel for humans.” READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bad hotels , cheap hotel new york , cheap nyc hotel , hostel nyc , human kennel , mesh ceiling , new york hotel , nightmare hotels , nyc hotels , roach motel , sun bright hotel , sun hotel , tiny hotel room        

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Facts About Government Support of Clean Energy Don’t Matter If You’ve Already Decided It’s Bad

September 15, 2011 by  
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photo: Walmart Stores / CC BY As David Roberts astutely writes in Grist, on the downfall of Solyndra and the fact that both the Bush and Obama administrations were pushing to support the now bankrupt California solar power company, it appears that we’re in for another Clima… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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What’s The Latest With FutureGen, The CCS Project In The Corn?

August 21, 2010 by  
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photo via flickr The story of FutureGen, the first of its kind carbon capture and storage project, has more ups and downs than an episode of “Gossip Girl.” The project was first conceived and financed under the Bush Administration, but they dropped it before leaving office , citing costs. But the Obama Administration revived the project, promising that the test project would be the first of many CCS projects, giving coal and oil power plants a new lease on life.

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Fracking Is Finally Getting Some Attention and Regulation

February 22, 2010 by  
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From Jargon Watch: Fracking One would think that a process that pumped all kinds of chemicals into the ground would be subject to environmental scrutiny, but it isn’t; in 2004 the Bush Administration “concluded that the process was safe and didn’t warrant further study, because there was “no unequivocal evidence” of health risks, and the fluids were neither necessarily hazardous nor able to travel far underground.” As John noted earlier in

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E-Waste in India To Rise 500% by 2020

February 22, 2010 by  
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Photo via Squeezyboy Last May, Pike Research estimated that e-waste going to our landfills would plateau by 2015 and begin to decline. That’s great news since landfill is the last place we want our e-waste going. However, it has to go somewhere and the mountain of used gadgets, computers, televisions and other electronics just keeps growing

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EPA Puts Methane Mitigation on its To-Do List

January 9, 2010 by  
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Jump into Untamed Adventure with Wild Recon

January 4, 2010 by  
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Image credit: DCL As a child in South Africa, Donald Shultz didn’t have much interest in video games or neighborhood soccer. Instead, he was wandering deep into the bush, searching for venomous snakes

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House Demands Audit of the Federal Reserve

November 21, 2009 by  
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