The Week in Animal News: Cow on the Run, Never-Before-Seen Wild Animal Images, and More (Slideshow)

August 19, 2011 by  
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Photo: Bala /Creative Commons In late May, a cow named Yvonne decided not to be eaten, and broke through an electric fence to escape from the farm in Bavaria where she was being fattened for slaughter. No one has been able to catch her, and as her time on the run approaches three months, the search for what is now a celebrity cow has gotten somewhat out of hand. Other animals haven’t been as successful in their escape from human activity — read on for a look at threatened lemurs, flamingos in danger, and dwindling dolphin populations — but we have so… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Desperate Hunt for an Escaped Cow Resorts to an Animal Psychic and a €10,000 Reward

August 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: Bala under a Creative Commons license . In late May, a cow named Yvonne decided not to be eaten, and broke through an electric fence to escape from the farm in Bavaria where she was being fattened for slaughter. Since then, she has been on the run. After she jumped onto a road in front of a police cruiser, Yvonne was deemed a traffic hazard by local officials, who authorized her shooting. Activists decided to come to … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Solar fiber-arts building marries solar with craft

October 23, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Newly built training facility utilizes solar heating for its operations. The newly built Tesseract Building at A Wrinkle in Thyme Farm will now utilize rooftop solar panels to supply hot water for washing and dyeing the wool from the farm’s Angora goats. All this was made possible by the support of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Maine’s Farms for the Future Program, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the U.S

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Cargill’s newest biogas plant to power 1100 homes with manure

March 30, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Biogas plant converts manure to methane and electricity. Cargill has built and is operating an anaerobic digester on the Bettencourt Dairy B6 Farm that is converting manure from the farm’s 6000 cows into 1 million KWh of electricity per month, which is enough to power 1100 typical homes.

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Green Roofs Are So Last Year; Rooftop Farms Are The Growing Thing

February 23, 2010 by  
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Chicago Sun-Times Green roofs are wonderful things, keeping buildings cool and reduce heat island effects. But you usually can’t eat them

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