Noise Pollution Causing Songbirds To Cheat On Each Other

August 31, 2011 by  
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Photo by chapmankj75 via Flickr CC Noise pollution from humans is guilty of many things — causing whales to lose their way, killing giant squid, leading baby fish away from good habitat, and generally stressing out animals. But while we know noise pollution in the oceans is causing whales to yell their songs, scientists have only just discovered that it is also causing birds to change their tune — and it seems to lead to a problem with fidelity and mate selection. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Major Coal Plant to Close, Transform into Green Community?

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Photo credit: cliff1066 via Flickr/CC BY Good news from Alexandria, Virginia: Its dirty GenOn coal plant, which has drawn the ire of residents and activists, is shutting down next year . The plant had failed to comply with Clean Air Act standards for years, and occupied some of the city’s prime waterfront space to boot. A recent report confirmed that the plant wasn’t ne… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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