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News Archive - February, 2012



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02/29 UK to host regional science fair

02/29 'The Long Death of Environmentalism' topic of Transylvania's free Kenan lecture March 7

02/29 United Way Back on Track program provides incentives for green entrepreneurship

02/28 One acre at a time: Seminar to show landowners about value found in woodlands

02/28 LRC's capitol notes: Green schools bill passes House, heads to Senate

02/23 Kentucky Cooperative Extension aquaculture workshop to cover basics and then some

02/23 Boone Forest turns 75

02/21 Panel to discuss hydraulic fracturing for natural gas extraction in KY

02/21 Sustainability council launches outdoor recycling

02/19 Do-it-yourself bike repair station installed on campus

02/17 UK students get paid to study in Brazil

02/16 UK Ag's Joe Ross receives highly acclaimed award

02/16 Toyota accepting nominations for award in environmental youth leadership

02/16 Environmental activist, fiber artist Louise Halsey lectures, exhibits

02/16 USDA official addresses new school meals nutrition standards at Kentucky school

02/15 Children can discover wonder of horses at Horse Park's new interactive exhibit

02/14 UK Climate Change workshop to stimulate ideas, collaborations

02/14 Managing Woodlands workshop to focus on education, alternatives to timber products

02/14 Fayette County's Kentucky American Water Science, STEM fairs draw record numbers

02/14 Alaska patterns restaurant rewards program after popular Kentucky Proud initiative

02/13 NSF awards $1.3 million for science and engineering after school program

02/13 UK's Equine Initiative becomes Ag Equine to reflect breadth of commitment to industry

02/10 Remodeled equine reproductive facilities open at UK's Maine Chance Equine campus

02/06 College of Arts and Sciences' podcast features Alan Fryar

02/06 New Madrid anniversary highlights ongoing earthquake research at UK

02/06 Students look ‘under the fur’ as equine skeleton adds new dimension at Locust Trace

02/03 University of Kentucky extension working to make Eastern Kentucky children healthier

02/02 Extension service, state police working to make roads safer for farmers, others

02/02 Targeting mosquito-borne illness in American Samoa

02/01 Bill would encourage Kentucky schools to use more ‘green’ cleaning supplies

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USA U.S. News

02/27 Crucial energy survey, CBECS, is back in business

02/23 Obama proposes tax reform, making renewable credits permanent

02/23 Wisconsin bill would allow hunting of a once-rare crane

02/23 Are FSC and LEED killing American jobs? A look at the evidence

02/22 Mutated trout raise new concerns near mine sites

02/22 Scientist Gleick admits tricking Heartland into giving him climate change docs

02/21 Apple tips plans for solar, biogas systems at NC data farm

02/21 Community choice aggregation lets cities buy (cleaner and local) electricity in bulk

02/10 Cradle of innovation: A golden state of mind

02/09 Aviation and military biofuels: New thinking on finance, fuels

02/09 Wind historian says: Build new wind farms farther from neighbors

02/09 As 'yuck factor' subsides, treated wastewater flows from taps

02/08 In the Adirondacks, joy and fear over what a resort may bring

02/08 NRC expected to give Georgia nuclear reactors the green light

02/07 Pennsylvania set to allow local taxes on shale gas

02/06 SeaWorld sued over ‘enslaved’ killer whales

02/04 Earth's mugshot explained

02/03 Super Bowl tackles climate change

02/03 If solar is contagious, can utilities help spread the bug?

02/02 Offshore wind one step closer to reality in the mid-Atlantic

02/02 Executive roundtable: The future of utility-scale renewables

02/02 Understanding wind farm exposures and managing risk

02/02 Warm weather playing havoc with hibernating animals

02/02 Greasing the jets with french fry oil

02/01 Solar trade dispute: Behind the jobs numbers

02/01 Alert level raised as Alaska volcano forms lava dome

02/01 Buffett's MidAmerican Group forms renewable energy company

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world World News

02/28 Crew members of New Zealand reef ship plead guilty

02/24 Dead bodies to be burned to heat UK swimming pool

02/24 Stung by fuel, LAN embraces RNP navigation tools

02/24 UK government files plans to build carbon capture plants

02/24 World Bank issues SOS for oceans, backs alliance

02/23 World on brink of first carbon trade war over flights?

02/23 Germany slashes FIT subsidies in an effort to rein in solar power installations

02/22 Street artists join the war on Manila smog

02/22 Making renewable energy work better: "Swarm power" cogeneration

02/21 Spike in rhino poaching threatens survival of species

02/21 The quiet clean mining revolution

02/16 Paper laptops: Sturdy as plastic

02/16 Alien life clues in Antarctic ice?

02/16 National Trust aims for nature generation

02/15 How secure are labs handling world's deadliest pathogens?

02/15 Decision time for researchers of deadly bird flu

02/14 Solar car keeps going and going

02/10 A confused nuclear cleanup

02/09 Ontario post election: Is the financing market ready?

02/08 Hot spike at Fukushima nuclear reactor

02/08 Twin cyclones pummel coral sea islands

02/08 Glaciers: The biggest losers

02/08 BP: Too big to fail?

02/07 Hydroelectric development in Quebec takes hit with Plan Nord revision

02/07 Strange life found in underwater caves

02/07 Gas rig burn pollutes Niger delta

02/06 Poisoned politics of Keystone XL

02/03 Solar ‘wings’ power Swiss ski lift

02/02 New study doubles estimate of global malaria deaths

02/02 ‘Supergiant’ crustaceans found near New Zealand

02/01 Europe's 2011-2012 PV installs:Two tales of growth

02/01 Brazil's wind industry buoyant in 2011

02/01 China set to vigorously develop green economy

02/01 Insight: Oil industry sees no threat from electric car

02/01 China to invest in agriculture innovation to boost food security

02/01 China streams live panda video to foster conservation


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