An (Ig) Nobel Prize winner tops our top 5 cool green news links today:
- First ask “why?” and then “why not?”: researchers collect whale snot via remote-controlled helicopter. (Planet Green)
- Is there a correlation between energy efficiency and political party? (Green)
- The sad (and absurd) effects of illegal wildlife smuggling. (Extinction Countdown)
- A new study makes no bones about what’s fueling deforestation in Madagascar. (BBC)
- Imogen Heap loves the Earth in her new crowd-sourced-nature-documentary-music-video-something-or-other. (Treehugger)
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