10 Aug '12, 2pm

On Our Radar: Science Teachers, Unleashing Invasive Species?: About one-quarter of the teachers surveyed reporte...

On Our Radar: Science Teachers, Unleashing Invasive Species?: About one-quarter of the teachers surveyed reporte...

Province of Manitoba A study began after a researcher heard of a “spring release party” planned for the invasive rusty crawfish in Oregon. Surveying science teachers in the United States and Canada, researchers discover that many of them release invasive species into the wild after purchasing them from suppliers and using them in classroom labs. [The Register-Guard] In an experimental milestone, the nation’s first tidal-power turbine will be lowered into the Bay of Fundy off the Maine coast next week. If all goes well, it will begin sending power to the grid in September. [The New York Times] Chesapeake Energy says it is the subject of a federal investigation related to possible criminal antitrust violations involving the purchase and leasing of oil and gas properties in Michigan. [Reuters] An analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council shows that Kentucky ranks No. ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/10/on-our-radar-sc...

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