Irene looked a lot nicer from space.
- Cool video: Watch Hurricane Irene’s birth and death from space. (Wired)
- Panda poop may hold the key to major a breakthrough in biofuels. (TreeHugger)
- Did Irene’s floodwaters cause less visible environmental damage? (Green)
- Bird flu fears are on the rise as a mutant strain hits China, Vietnam. (BBC)
- A grizzly is being blamed for the death of a hiker in Yellowstone. (LA Times)