MNN week in review 10/24/2009
October 24, 2009, 8:16 a.m.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Oct. 18-24.
Rush Limbaugh says suicide is a good way to fight climate change
October 23, 2009, 7:55 a.m. by Jeffrey Davis
Rush Limbaugh responds to a New York Times climate change reporter who said that population increase is a big contributor to climate change, saying that he should just go ahead and kill himself then...to help the planet.
Video: Tourists flock to swim with world's largest fish
October 20, 2009, 12:57 p.m.
The Whale Shark, with a a mouth that can reach five feet in width, congregates near Cancun from June to September.
Fish and people on the edge: Why the Zambezi River looks OK, but isn't
October 20, 2009, 10:15 a.m. by Nature Conservancy
The conservation of the river is intertwined with the livelihoods of the people who use it.
San Francisco starts mandatory composting this week
October 19, 2009, 3:25 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Becomes first city in the nation to require people to properly dispose of their organic garbage waste.
5 birds that could steal your toddler
Say hello to the Goliath birdeater spider
Like humans, the world's smallest bear excels at imitating facial expressions
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Bees and fish 'talk' to each other in unprecedented interspecies experiment