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Glass embedded with ceramic frit or UV patterns is for the birds

By April Gocha / June 6, 2014

Bird advocacy groups estimate that hundreds of millions of birds die every year from bird-on-glass collisions in the U.S. alone, but ceramic frit glass and UV-patterned glass can help birds see the glass to protect them from collisions.

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COSMOS is back, with Neil deGrasse Tyson in Carl Sagan’s seat

By April Gocha / March 7, 2014

The iconic 1980s series “Cosmos” returns this weekend–with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as the new host, “Cosmos” has big ambitions.

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Why European consumers are going green faster: Feed-in tariffs

By / March 14, 2009

While this isn’t a particularly new revelation, the New York Times has a new piece that provides a good overview of how the wide adoption of feed-in tariffs is providing an effective incentive for home owners to invest in solar, wind and other renewable energy sources. In brief, feed-in tariffs require utility companies to purchase…

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