Whoooo said that? 8 owls you might hear at night

Whoooo said that? 8 owls you might hear at night

mnn.com 18 Feb '18, 3am

Barred owls are abundant in North America east of the Mississippi River, especially in old-growth forests and treed swamps. They're adaptable, too, inhabiting some urban areas with enough old tree cavities suitable for their nests. They've also recently expanded across parts of Canada into the Pacific Northwest, where they can outcompete the similar-looking but much rarer spotted owl.

How Jacob the Comfort Dog Is Helping the People of Parkland #care2

care2.com 17 Feb '18, 3pm
How Jacob the Comfort Dog Is Helping the People of Parkland #care2

J acob is a four-year-old golden retriever, one of 19 comfort dogs currently in Parkland supporting the family, friends and loved ones of the...

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Hosts Nation’s Leaders to Discuss Efforts to Reduce Childhood Lead...

epa.gov 17 Feb '18, 6pm

(February 16, 2018) – Yesterday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt hosted fellow Cabinet members and othe...

Icy Lake Erie

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 Feb '18, 11pm

The unusually cold winter in the Upper Midwest has led to a notable buildup of ice on the Great Lakes. On February 14, 2018, the Moderate Res...

10 Facts About Pangolins on World Pangolin Day

ecowatch.com 17 Feb '18, 1pm

Do you know what a pangolin is? Where it lives? Why it's so endangered? Most people don't. But World Pangolin Day, which falls on Feb. 17, is...

Energy

Maryland county moves to amend zoning law in support of community #solar:

Maryland county moves to amend zoning law in support of community #solar:

solarindustrymag.com 16 Feb '18, 5pm

Montgomery County, Md., councilmember Tom Hucker has introduced a zoning change in support of community solar in the county. Hucker – who is ...

.@PittInnovates is currently developing #recyclable resin to be used with wind turbines

[email protected] is currently developing #recyclable resin to be used with wind turbines

energydigital.com 16 Feb '18, 7pm

A consortium comprising of industry, government, and academic institutions is developing a new resin to be used for wind turbines. The resin ...

@ScottIrwinUI We just issued a press release on this! Should get a lot of attention.

ethanolrfa.org 16 Feb '18, 2pm

“What seems to have gotten lost in all the noise surrounding the political war over the RFS is how rapidly the conditions are changing that c...

Transportation

John McGuinnes v. TT Isle of Man Video Game

gas2.org 17 Feb '18, 5pm
John McGuinnes v. TT Isle of Man Video Game

The Isle of Man motorcycle race (or, “TT”, for time trial) is the most pants-crappingly fast and dangerous race you or anyone you know has pr...

Fashion

Why Trump's $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan is a disaster for the environment

inhabitat.com 12 Feb '18, 6pm
Why Trump's $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan is a disaster for the environment

Today President Trump finally revealed his much-hyped infrastructure plan, which sets a goal of improving America’s crumbling transportation ...

Migrants in the care sector contribute £17 million to the English economy eve...

neweconomics.org 17 Feb '18, 9am

Sarah Bedford Subject Lead - Social Policy & Work Today people of all nationalities will be c...

#DYK approximately 70% of the world’s #cocoa comes from West Africa? https://...

rainforest-alliance.org 17 Feb '18, 9pm
#DYK approximately 70% of the world’s #cocoa comes from West Africa? https://t.co/SIJaNLui5a

Seventy percent of the world's cocoa comes from West Africa, where cocoa cultivation is a way...

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