MNN week in review 6/19/2009
June 19, 2009, 11:05 a.m.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of June 14-20.
Video: Grounded hawk dries wings
June 18, 2009, 5:42 p.m.
A red-tailed hawk dries its wings in Spokane, Wash., as local residents keep predators at bay.
Video: Wallabies mow lawn
June 17, 2009, 1:34 p.m.
Hate to mow the lawn? Here's a new trend in the British countryside that's bound to help.
Video: Raccoon stuck in Pepsi machine
June 17, 2009, 1:11 p.m.
Residents of a Tulsa apartment complex called management complaining that two raccoons had taken up residence in their soda machine.
British supermarket chain powers store checkouts with modified speed bumps
June 16, 2009, 1:25 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Sainsbury's has installed a new kinetic energy generator that will draw power from moving vehicles in the supermarket parking lots.
Slums of Rio fenced in to protect trees, but citizens feel caged
June 16, 2009, 12:46 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Attempt to preserve Brazilian rain forest has led to what some human rights advocates call apartheid.
Video: Puppy survives toilet flush
June 16, 2009, 11:48 a.m.
A 1-week-old puppy is rescued after his owner accidentally flushes him down the toilet while giving him a bath.
Eco-wars: Battle between renewable energy and wildlife conservation
June 15, 2009, 2:55 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Washington power company's switch to wind power spurs calls to tear down energy-producing dams to protect endangered salmon.
Video: Smoky Mountain Park turns 75
June 15, 2009, 2:33 p.m.
America's busiest national park hits a big birthday milestone.