Miscellaneous Green Archives

Fish personalities can be surprisingly complex

By Russell McLendon

In a new study of guppy personalities, scientists found 'something more meaningful' than they expected. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

11 wondrous facts about praying mantises

By Melissa Breyer

From extreme camouflage to bird-eating and sexual cannibalism, these pious-looking carnivores are as exquisite as they are fearsome. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

By Katherine Martinko

You will have sweet dreams in these luxurious pajamas and loungewear made from organic fair-trade cotton. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

Why would a brainless animal need to sleep?

By Noel Kirkpatrick

Caltech students have studied why primitive jellyfish would need to 'sleep.' …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

Hurricane Maria has crushed Puerto Rican farmers.

By Nathanael Johnson

The devastation wiped out 80 percent of Puerto Rico’s agricultural production, according to Puerto Rico’s agriculture secretary, Carlos Flores Ortega. The New York Times visited farmer José A. Rivera, after the winds flattened his plantain, yam, and pepper fields.

“There will be no food in Puerto Rico,” Rivera, told the Times. “There is no more agriculture in Puerto Rico. And there won’t be any for a year or longer.”

Food prices will surely rise on the island, although the loss of crops will not necessarily mean people will starve. Puerto Rico imports about 85 percent of its food. Even so, the storm …read more
Source: Grist

Video contest shows a whole new (small) world

By Noel Kirkpatrick

Nikon's Small World in Motion video competition will move you to love the microscopic. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

By Lloyd Alter

We go on about size, price per square foot, location and more. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

How do you stay relevant as you get older?

By Lloyd Alter

Change is inevitable, and for older people, it can be especially difficult, but here's how you can fight it. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

By Lloyd Alter

Two articles look at the two technologies; each has its own strengths and weaknesses. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

English town enlists beavers to prevent floods

By Matt Hickman

In flood-prone Gloucestershire, England, dam-building semiaquatic Eurasian beavers make good neighbors. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

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