Tag: owls

Watch: Eastern Screech Owl Cam

Written by | April 23rd, 2013

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Our favorite screech owls, Hoot n’ Annie, have returned to their favorite owl box to lay eggs. We’ve set up a live camera to watch as the chicks hatch and grow up!

Nature’s Madness: Taking the Tournament Outdoors

Written by | March 21st, 2013

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March Madness is in full swing — in honor of college basketball’s biggest moment, we’ve pitted together nature’s fiercest creatures for our own online competition this March.

The Green Buzz: Thursday, February 7

Written by | February 7th, 2013

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Here’s looking at you, kid…frontwards and backwards and every which way in between…

  1. Owls can rotate their heads 270 degrees without breaking blood vessels or tearing tendons…and here’s why. (National Geographic)
  2. Want to see who is polluting what, and how much, in your state? Look no further. (Environmental Protection Agency)
  3. New York City officials are considering a ban on styrofoam. (Huffington Post)
  4. Nano-powdered donuts? As in nano-particles on our powdered donuts? Should we worry? (Scientific American)
  5. California great white sharks are now an endangered species. (MNN)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 20

Written by | November 20th, 2012

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Apes, owls and global warming — we cover it all and more in today’s green news roundup.

  1. Feeling blue? Chimps and orangutans have midlife crises, too. (National Geographic)
  2. Greenhouse gas levels at an all-time high. Sigh. (Bloomberg)
  3. Are these animals too ugly to be saved? (BBC)
  4. Researchers study owls for clues to reducing aircraft noise. (Geekosystem)
  5. If temperatures rise 4-degrees Celsius, what would the world look like? (Mongabay)
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