Recovery: Zombie Mouse Apocalypse

Nature Conservancy - Science

Island birds face a new and horrific threat, but help is on the way. From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Birds Conservation Science Endangered Species Invasive Species

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New Tool Differentiates Endangered Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse from Abundant Look-Alike

Environmental News Network

That’s been a problem for the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse, which is found only in the salty, brackish waters of the San Francisco Bay Area. New Tool Differentiates Endangered Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse from Abundant Look-AlikeIt’s hard to save what you can’t identify.

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Victor electronic mouse trap review

Green Living Tips

Mouse problem? My test and review of the Victor Multi-Kill Electronic Mouse Trap If you're looking for a more environmentally friendly alternative to using. poisons and spring traps aren't an option, consider an electronic trap.

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Mouse Migration

Eco Friendly Daily

Waves of human migration may have brought mouse passengers from different locations as early as the Iron Age (7th century BCE to 5th century CE). In fact, the house mouse is thought to have originated in central Asia but is now found worldwide. There are other historical mysteries that could be solved through mouse genetics. The history of human migration patterns contains plenty of mysteries.

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Slovenia, part 1: the green mouse that roars

Green Traveler Guides

Slovenia, you might say, is Central Europe’s green mouse that roars. Slovenia, part 1: the green mouse that roars is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Central Europe’s Eco-treasure |. C hurch bells herald my arrival at the Bohinj Park Hotel , the starting point of my green tour of Slovenia. That’s not unusual; in this predominantly Catholic country, ornate church steeples overlook almost every town and village.

Voracious Crabs, Jujitsu Mouse, and the Biggest Data Yet

Nature Conservancy - Science

Meet the world’s fiercest rodent, the grasshopper mouse. When predators can keep this voracious purple marsh crab in check, marsh grasses stand a better chance. Photo courtesy of Mark Bertness Lab. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, Lisa Feldkamp and Cara Byington of the TNC Science Communications team.

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Earth911 Quiz #39: Wishful Recycling


Eco and-furry appeared-first blue-curbside- earth911 first-on-earth911 getting home & garden mouse pests recycling-system strategies think-mice wishful wishful-recycling you-mightThe U.S. recycling system uses a “single-stream” model that focuses on the big blue curbside… The post Earth911 Quiz #39: Wishful Recycling appeared first on Earth911. View post: Earth911 Quiz #39: Wishful Recycling.

Disney releases retro tees using bottles from the parks


Regardless of your favorite character, a total of nine tees featuring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto are ready to bring the magic.

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Bogus “Historic” Districts: The New Exclusionary Zoning?

Sightline Daily

For more than a century, the people of the United States have been locked in a game of cat and mouse with the forces of separation and segregation.

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Float On

Green Earth Journey

Modest Mouse - Float On Labels: Random, Video

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Big Fish: Rodent-Eating Trout

Nature Conservancy - Science

The trout surely had easier prey than the occasional mouse. It’s likely just as anglers say: when a small mouse falls into the stream, brown trout emerge from the depths and devour it. Vole, it’s what’s for dinner. These three rodents were pulled from the stomach of a brown trout. Ralph Stewart photo. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. As an avid fly fisher, I had heard the stories.

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This is Fantastic!!!

Green Earth Journey

I found this on the Laughing Mouse blog and I just HAVE to pass it on! NEXT POST Labels: Random, video

2009 100

Fantastic Modern Contemporary Home Office Design Ideas

Green Furniture Home Design

You can even purchase a bright-colored wireless mouse for your computer or laptop, instead of the traditional black or white keyboard and mouse. With so many people working from home – or taking work home from the office – having a sufficient workspace is necessary. Decorating that workspace should be a priority because you will spend a great deal of time in your home office. The office décor of today is very different from those decades prior.

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How To Grow Cucamelon

Green (Living) Review

Nowadays, the cucamelon is also known as mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkin, or Sandiita, which means “little watermelon” in Spanish. Add a bit of whimsy to your garden this year with an adorable cucamelon plant. This small plant is a delicate, yet strong vining one that produces dainty fruit resembling a tiny one-inch watermelon. The fruit has the surprising flavor of a slightly tangy cucumber. The fruit’s interesting combination of appearance and flavor gives the cucamelon its name.

2017 106

Back to School Fundraisers to Stay Green and Make Some Too!

The Green Samaritan

Terracycle offers several ways for school to raise funds through it’s various Brigades like snack wrappers, drink pouches, and the recently launched Keyboard and Mouse Brigade. The new Logitech’s Keyboard and Mouse Brigade accepts and recycles broken, outdated, or extra keyboards and mice into new computer products or yet-to-be-determined plastics items including trashcans, park benches, and bike racks.

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Smart reason to like mosquitos

Green Prophet

Optogenetics uses proteins known as rhodopsins to control the activity of neurons in the mouse brain. But the rhodopsins in the brains of Yizhar’s mice enable him to control the activity of specific neurons when he and his team shine a minuscule beam of light into the mouse’s brain.

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Solar powered accessories green your game and new year’s resolutions

Green Prophet

Similar to the keyboard, a mouse running out of battery can be incredibly frustrating, which is why Elive launched their Light Solar Mouse. It became the world’s first dual-mode green energy mouse, and includes a photovoltaic cell charger to keep it powered for as long as you’re computing. The world of gaming is constantly evolving. We’re seeing bigger, faster, stronger consoles, and accessories that are taking playing our favourite titles to the next level.

2015 75

Frankenfood: This Halloween trick could be for real!

Green Earth Journey

Pigs with mouse DNA to improve their digestion. Goats that produce spider silk in their milk. These animals aren't freaks of nature--they're created by man through genetic engineering. The jury is still out on the safety of these animals for human consumption, as the appropriate studies have yet to be conducted. And the ethics of such changes have not even been considered.

2010 116

Another sequester casuality?

Environmental Economics

And here is the addendum to that post: We’re moving, but we’ll only be a mouse-click away. Even a name change couldn't save the blog formerly known as Green, Inc  (at least I can finally let go of my irritation at the name change ): The Times is discontinuing the Green blog, which was created  to track environmental and energy news and to foster lively discussion of developments in both areas.

2013 138

Grandma was right: Common cold virus 'prefers cold noses', new study shows

Green (Living) Review

She might just have said "it''s cold outside, you''ll catch a cold" while the recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences phrases it a bit differently ("Temperature-dependent innate defense against the common cold virus limits viral replication at warm temperature in mouse airway cells"), but the general idea is the same. Once again, your grandma was right (you eat your vegetables, right?).

2015 103

Do You Need Improved Gaming Results?

Eco Friendly Daily

From the headset you go with to your keyboard, mouse and other items, make sure you have top equipment by your side. How long have you been playing video games? In being a video gamer, the key is to have as much fun as possible with as little work to do.

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13 more endemic species in Australia are confirmed extinct


In addition to the two species from Christmas Island, these species have been confirmed extinct: desert bettong, Capricorn rabbit-rat, Nullarbor dwarf bettong, broad-cheeked hopping mouse, the southeastern striped bandicoot, Liverpool Plains striped bandicoot, Nullarbor barred bandicoot, marl, blue-grey mouse, Percy Island flying fox and the long-eared mouse. An updated list released by the Australian government has confirmed the extinction of 13 endemic species.

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4 Most User-Friendly Online Tools For File Management that Boost Efficiency

Green Prophet

It’ll only require you to use the computer mouse to input the signature electronically or simply do it using the touchpad. Many people are using electronic files for different practical reasons.

Lyme Disease Surge Predicted for the Northeastern U.S.

Green (Living) Review

And we can blame fluctuations in acorns and mouse populations, not the mild winter. And now, on the heels of one of the smallest acorn crops we’ve ever seen, the mouse population is crashing,” Ostfeld explains. And instead of finding a white-footed mouse, they are going to find other mammals—like us.” And in 2011, mouse populations followed suit, peaking in the summer months.

2012 116

How is chronic constipation linked to Parkinson’s

Green Prophet

To this end, Professor Goldberg’s team over-expressed a specific protein, alpha-synuclein – that was already known to aggregate as the main constituent of Lewy bodies – in mouse brain cells that control gastrointestinal motility. Had Back to the Future star Michael J.

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Think You Can Live Without Plastic?

Green Earth Journey

My keyboard, my mouse, my computer speakers, the CD cases for my music collection, my polycarbonate reading glasses, the remote control for my stereo, my telephone—all plastic. One writer chronicles the ubiquity of plastic products in daily life. by Jill Neimark Also see DISCOVER's new feature article on the investigation into the dangers of plastics. How do I love thee, plastic? Let me count the ways. I wake up and glance at my plastic digital cable box to check the time.

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You're going to have to check the math on my benefit-cost analysis because, quite honestly, I'm pretty freaked out by this story

Environmental Economics

  Let's suppose that the cost of the creepy-drugged-mouse snake eradication program ($8m) consists of eight annual payments of $1m over the next eight years.  They floated down from the sky Sunday — 2,000 mice, wafting on tiny cardboard parachutes over Andersen Air Force Base in the U.S. territory of Guam.

2013 125

Yiuco Marketplace for Handmade Upcycled, Recycled, or Reused Products

Green Prophet

Etsy, the global online store , has enjoyed great success due to the fact that it enables individuals to buy handmade, unique items from other individuals around the world with the click of a mouse. Yiuco may be the Middle East’s greener Etsy. It has even spurred what some people are calling the “Handmade Revolution&# by encouraging people to buy handmade (as opposed to energy-guzzling machine-made) products.

Test Tube Testes Developed by Arab Scientist

Green Prophet

Taking sperm germ cells from a mouse testis, Huleihel and his team managed to generate live and functioning sperm from the unripened sperm cells. The findings are published online in the Asian Journal of Andrology , where Huleihel outlines the generation of spermatozoa from mouse testicular germ cells under in vitro culture. An Arab scientist has developed an artificial testis to give infertile man a chance to sire their own children.

2011 78

Explore Mars from Google Maps

Eco Friendly Daily

expanded its galactic reach by launching Google Mars, a Web browser-based mapping tool that gives users an up-close, interactive view of the Red Planet with the click of a mouse. LOS ANGELES First there was Google Earth, then Google Moon.On Monday, Google Inc. The Martian maps were made from images taken by NASA’s orbiting Mars Odyssey and Mars Global Surveyor.

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5 Ways To Reuse Household Items & Turn Them Into Cat Toys

The Go Green Blog

1- Turn an old sock & some string into a mouse. Simply cut the sock in half, sew it up in a mouse shape, and leave a small opening. Stuff the half of sock you cut off into the other half that has been sewn, and attach the string tail with a few more stitches, and voila…you got a sock mouse. Not sure how to reuse those odds & ends around the house? How about turning them into fun toys for your feline friend.

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A Desert Shrub That Outwits Mice

Green Prophet

When a mouse chews the seed, which then turns to pulp, an embedded enzyme releases a toxic cocktail that causes the mouse to spit it out. Most remarkably, the researchers discovered that the chomped seeds were actually twice as likely to germinate as un-chomped seeds, revealing an exciting symbiosis between the spiny mouse and the “clever” bush.

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Mother Knows Best?

Environmental News Network

Burying beetles raise their young inside dead mouse carcasses. They then eat the mouse and regurgitate it back to their larvae. There is usually not enough mouse to go around so only the first larvae to get the mothers attention get fed. What makes the best mother? Is it a mother who is completely dedicated to her children and will defend them at all costs or one who is supportive, letting their children make their own decisions, even if they are mistakes?

2014 64

WorldWatch Institute Aims for Small Consumer Carbon Footprints

Green Home Blog

The Institute’s campaign is called Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability, and aims to see a future in which carbon footprints have gone from dinosaur to mouse – or at the very least, house cat. WorldWatch Institute Aims for Small Consumer Carbon Footprints.

One-quarter of UK mammals face threat of extinction


“And there are more species that are categorized as ‘near threatened’ ” The study concluded that the Scottish wildcat and the greater mouse-eared bat are the U.K.’s They assigned five animals into the “near threatened” category, meaning they’re slightly too populous to make the Red List: the mountain hare, harvest mouse, lesser white-toothed shrew, Leisler’s bat and Nathusius’ pipistrelle.

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10 Plants for Beginner Seed Savers

Green (Living) Review

Mexican Sour Gherkin'' cucumber or ‘Sandia de Raton’ (mouse melons): Wonderful, bug-free climbing vines from Central America produce hundreds of tiny cucumbers; great raw or in salsas; when fruit drops, seed is ripe; split open melons, remove seed mass and soak in water for five days until material forms on the top, stirring occasionally; rinse well and dry on a screen in a ventilated room 4. Try saving seed from these 10 easy-to-grow, delicious garden veggies.

2014 102

The Adaptable Ptarmigan, Duckweed in Your Gas Tank & Much More

Nature Conservancy - Science

Not-so-mighty-mouse : the unfortunate politics, hyperbole and myth surrounding the endangered Preble’s meadow jumping mouse. Ptarmigans have amazing adaptations to life in the cold and snow — beyond their seasonal change of outerwear. White-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucurus) photographed at Denali National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: © Ross Geredien. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, and Lisa Feldkamp of the TNC Science Communications team.

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Eco Friendly Daily

Genius DX-ECO Wireless Mouse. Wireless mouses are great and I’m using one right now as I type this. This can be a huge problem for a number of different reasons and it really makes the DX-ECO wireless mouse a great choice. This mouse recharges quickly and completely eliminates the need for extra batteries. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events. Health. Personal. Clothing & Accessories. Community. Current Acitivites. Forums.

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Green (Living) Review

The nuts are also eaten by woodpeckers, nuthatches, t**s, wood pigeons, jays and other native mammals such as the red squirrel, wood mouse, yellow-necked mouse and bank vole. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Hazel (Corylus avellana) Hazel is a deciduous shrub with multiple stems, and it can grow to six meters, that is to say about twenty foot, tall. It has a smooth, brown-grey bark that splits and flakes with age and turns browner.

2013 104

Bats in the Belfry Can be a Good Thing (video)

Green Living Ideas

A single mouse-eared bat, which is widespread in North America can capture 1,000 or more mosquito-sized insects in JUST ONE HOUR! We had a little fun this week getting settled into our new Green Divas HQ. In this video, we talk about Green Diva Lisa’s travels, having a relatively eco-friendly move and why I’m celebrating having bats in the belfry! Here is an excerpt from my recent post about bats: Important Things You Should Know About Bats. Bats & Agriculture.

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1,000,000 Free e-books every single month

Green (Living) Review

In the beginning the internet was free: information was available for all at the click of the mouse. Over the past ten years quality information has become increasingly expensive with surfers being asked to 'join up', 'subscribe' or pay a one-off fee to find what used to be free. Now, to reverse that trend need2know books have launched the big book giveaway with one million e-books covering more than 100 titles free every month.

2011 116

Unwanted Biocontrol By-Product

Eco Friendly Daily

In fact, one mouse can eat 1200 larvae in a single night’s feeding bout. The extra food translates to a booming deer mouse population. One of the hallmarks of biological control is low-impact techniques. Instead of using toxic chemicals and other invasive controls, biocontrol agents are used to manage plants in a more sustainable way. For example, specific insects might be released to control more damaging pests.

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The anti-fat fatwa is not a joke for buffet lovers in Saudi Arabia

Green Prophet

One put a hit on Mickey Mouse, another made emoticons haram. Saudi cleric Saleh al Fawzan has decided that all-you-can-eat buffets are against Sharia (Islamic) law , unappetizing news for Muslims devoted to bargain dining deals! Last week there was a fatwa to ban the killing of wild animals. This week he issued a fatwa (a legal opinion concerning Islam) that bans bellying up to the salad bar and closes the kitchen on breakfast buffets too.