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Twelve sweet ideas for Maine in 2012
With the new year upon us, we're looking into the future to see what things will be making Maine better in the coming 12 months. Here's a selection of things we'll be watching — and you should, too.
Better by the dozen
DEIRDRE FULTON, JEFF INGLIS, AND NICHOLAS SCHROEDER
| January 06, 2012
Sure, governor-elect Lincoln Chafee used to shoe racehorses up in Canada, but it appears he could also have been a good greenskeeper.
Chafee gets a feather in his cap; dreading Cantor; Korean fever dreams
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| December 03, 2010
Eat, buy, love: A mini Going Green gift guide.
As I write this, I'm slurping down a soup made of roasted broccoli, celery root, garlic, and broth. I'd never cooked with celery root before, but I had to learn fast — the ugly-but-tasty vegetable was included in the first box of winter farm-share produ
| November 26, 2010
Conquer the cold
Any New Englander worth his salted cod knows that the key to beating seasonal hibernation-induced depression is adherence to one simple motto: Leave The House.
Banish winter blahs with energizing outdoor fun
| December 11, 2009
We love the Nature Conservancy, but...
Seriously, this is ridiculously revisionist history in the service of environmentalism.We just got an e-mail from them with five tips for a "green" holiday season.Here's...
| December 02, 2009
Conservation in Copenhagen
In about a month, representatives from almost 200 nations will converge on Copenhagen, Denmark, for what could be the most meaningful meeting on climate change, ever.
| November 06, 2009
Earth's wildlife in peril
Giant Jewel (Chlorocypha centripunctata. Photo by Kai Schuette The latest update of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened...
| November 03, 2009
Why wind power blows
The world is looking for a no-brainer solution to the 21st century's impending energy crisis, and wind power seems to provide many of the right answers.
Why we shouldn't overload our energy basket with wind eggs
| August 21, 2009
Branding our ourdoor tourism
Eventually, the folks at Maine Huts and Trails, a non-profit that operates in western Maine, hope to establish a 180-mile trail system between the Mahoosuc Range and Moosehead Lake.
Love letters to Maine
| March 04, 2009
The Year in Green
I don't know whether it was the sky-high gas prices or what, but Portland sure caught an eco-bug in 2008.
| December 23, 2008
What does it take to get young people to give money to environmental organizations?
| August 05, 2008
Plum Creek plans to cut down 200-year-old trees
You would think the Plum Creek Timber Company would be doing all it could to avoid negative publicity right now.
North Woods logging
| May 28, 2008
Happy Earth Day!
What follows is a tilt-a-whirl ride through my green-saturated brain.
| April 16, 2008
All that online talk (nine billion Google hits and counting) notwithstanding, “Web 3.0” won’t be happening any time soon.
You can’t do much when you’re dead — but you can still send e-mail. That’s just one Internet innovation that will loom large in 2008
| December 26, 2007
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