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Europe's Acid Shooting Ants
The southern wood ant (formica rufa) can be found across much of Europe, living in both coniferous and broad-leaf woodlands. Though, at first glance, they may look like any old ant, this species has a secret weapon – an acid cannon built into its abdomen! Read on for more information and a video!
13-Year Cicadas Awake This Year In U.S. South
Traveling through a rural part of the U.S. state of Georgia recently, Charles Seabrook heard a high-pitched whirring so loud he thought the engine of his pickup truck was overheating.
Over 1000 Fish & Coral Massacred in Vandal Attack
TORONTO- On Wednesday March 3rd, a vandal struck one of Toronto's largest pet stores, Indoor Jungle. In an attack that is being heralded a Massacre, over 1000 fish and corals were killed when a chemical (presumed to be bleach) was poured into the water supply.
Shell Ordered To Suspend Arctic Offshore Drilling
A U.S. federal appeals court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell Plc to suspend oil exploration operations in the Beaufort Sea off the north coast of Alaska pending a legal challenge being brought by environmental activists and Alaska native groups.
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Cold Water Swimming
Cold Water Swimming Informal Record
Greenpeace Wants You To Get Naked on a Glacier
Greenpeace is seeking hundreds of volunteers willing to strip naked on a shrinking Swiss glacier next month for a photo shoot meant to raise alarm about global warming.
Live Earth's First Green Test: Clean Up Own Mess
Live Earth concerts on Saturday meant to spur action to fight global warming must first tackle another environmental hazard -- mountains of trash and thousands of tons of greenhouse gases caused by the events.
Taping Clean Power From Garbage
Waste Management Inc. said on Wednesday it will speed up its tapping of gas from rotting garbage to generate clean power from 60 landfills over five years.
Solar Power At Half The Cost
Silicon is pretty expensive these days, and traditional solar panels need a lot of it to convert light to energy. But two of the great opportunities for expansion in solar is using less silicon, by concentrating light on smaller panels, and increasing efficiency by tilting panels to follow the sun.
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