Here are the top environmental links folks are Digging today:

• LiveScience: "2008 Will Be Just a Second Longer"

NYT: "How Tiny Insects, With a Little Help, Survive on Plant Sap"

NYT [video]: "America's Disappearing Forests"

• LiveScience: "5 Ways To Green Your Christmas Tree"

• Planetsave: "Japan Plans to Arrest Sea Shepherd Crew"

Russell McLendon ( @russmclendon ) writes about humans and other wildlife.