4 Lessons for Great Urban Transportation from NYC’s Grand Central

September 10, 2011 by  
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Photo: bennie719 under a Creative Commons license . Last year, New York City broke ground on a new project to move Penn Station into a building to match the one that was demolished in 1963. There are high hopes that it will match its brother transportation hub Grand Central Terminal in grandeur, design, and efficiency in moving tens of thousands of people around… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How to Maintain a Container Garden (Slideshow)

August 29, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Scott.Zona , Flickr Creative Commons Attribution License In many ways, container gardening is much easier than traditional, in-ground gardening. No rocky soil to dig into, no roots to battle, and the number of pests you have to deal with is greatly reduced. But like any garden, a container garden requires its share of regular maintenance to thr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Glowing "Ghost" Mushrooms Reappear in Brazil After 170 Years

August 11, 2011 by  
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Photo: Panellus stipticus, one species of glowing mushrooms (Wiki Commons) If you think glowing mushrooms are the figment of some trippy imagination, think again. After its initial discovery back in 1840, one of the most bioluminescent species of mushroom known to humans was not seen again until a pair of primatologists recently stumbled upon it in the Brazilian forests. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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No Compromise in Defence of Mother Earth. Maybe.

August 8, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Richard Eriksson , used under Creative Commons license. From arguing that anti-environmentalists don’t hate the environment , to lamenting the constant finger pointing at “eco-villains” , I have a tendency to seek compromise and to hope that we can all “just get along” when it comes to natural systems … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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6 Species Facing Extinction Without Protection

August 8, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: normalityrelief / Creative Commons Tigers , black rhinoceros , and giant pandas attract a lot of attention from conservationists and wildlife lovers—and… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Hungary Destroys All GM Maize Fields – Farmers Claim Ignorance Over Banned Seeds

July 25, 2011 by  
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photo: Cyklista Dalibor / Creative Commons Hungary already has a ban on genetically modified crops , so this is a bit more complicated than it may seem at first. As PlanetSave reports Hungary has destroyed approximately 1000 acres of maize fields found to have been planted … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Toronto Changing Ordinance; Will Allow Front Yard Vegetable Gardens

July 14, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Ajith_chatie , Flickr Creative Commons Attribution License . With all of the bad news we’re hearing about overzealous local governments infringing on people’s right to garden (from Michigan to British Columbia , and, undoubtedly, several places in between), a bit of good news is wel… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Nation’s Top ‘Clean Coal’ Project Abandoned

July 14, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Joost J. Bakker via Flickr/CC BY American Electric Power, one of the largest utility companies in the U.S., has announced that it’s abandoning plans to build a carbon sequestration plant that would capture the emissions of a nearby 30 year-old coal-fired power plant. The project was the largest and most prominent effort to make so-called ‘clean coal’ a reality in the nation. And it’s kaput. The

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Four Bucks Flies You Over LA During Carmageddon

July 14, 2011 by  
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It’s a 40 mile drive from Long Beach To Burbank, and you don’t even have to drive the 405. But this weekend they are closing that highway down for repairs, and it’s going to be Carmageddon in Los Angeles. But don’t worry; JetBlue to the rescue. “This will be our shortest commercial flight,” JetBlue spokewoman Sharon Jones told The Times. “We thought this would be a fun and unique idea. We looked at it as a way to introduce our product to customers who have never… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The TreeHugger Recap: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

June 30, 2011 by  
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