Tag: western US

The Tumbling Tumbleweed

Written by | February 12th, 2014

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You probably think of the tumbling tumbleweed as an icon of the Old West. Well, not quite. The plant star of Western movies (and The Big Lebowski) is actually a highly invasive weed. Learn more about the real tumbleweed.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 13

Written by | August 13th, 2012

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Everything you never realized you wanted to know about bullets and dragon babies:

  1. Here are some tips for disposing of old bullets in a safe and eco-friendly manner, in case you were looking for some. (Grist)
  2. The western United States: so hot right now. (AP, via Huffington Post Green)
  3. In honor of Shark Week, check out this cool infographic illustrating the status of sharks. (Treehugger)
  4. Which countries are the largest carbon emitters? (Mongabay)
  5. This weedy sea dragon daddy just gave birth to a bunch of weedy sea dragon babies. (OnEarth)
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