Natural Connecticut

Nature and the Environment in the Nutmeg State

Vancouver’s Green Olympics

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Quick before the Vancouver Winter Olympics are over, I wanted to write this blog… In 2008, Beijing tried very hard to make the Summer Olympics as environmentally-friendly as possible. Now the Vancouver Winter Olympics are being compared to those efforts. And in terms of sustainability and  greenness, Vancouver is pretty impressive. For a good overview of […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Windmills and Birds

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Windmills are a wonderful clean safe source of green energy… right? Not everyone thinks so, especially some environmentalists and biologists. The spinning blades of wind mills can be fatal to flying birds and also can act as giant scarecrows discouraging birds from nesting in an area. Birds, of course, collide with all sorts of human […] [Read More]
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