We’ve got some “shocking” green news for you this Monday morning.
- A static charge — derived from insects’ flapping wings — helps spider webs catch prey. (Discovery News)
- Why were 50,000 bumblebees found dead in a parking lot? (TreeHugger)
- Agriculture runoff + water quality scientists = a possible answer as to what agricultural pollution is doing to our freshwater sources. (NPR)
- PETA the target of protests for euthanizing animals at its shelter in Virginia. (New York Times)
- Still need summer vacation plans? The 12 must-see views at U.S. National Parks should help. (MNN)
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