Here are the top environmental links folks are Digging today:

• Flickr [photo]: "The Final Leap"

— A frog is eaten by ants.

• Consumer Energy Report: "Schwarzenegger to Push 'Green' Policy Despite Economic Woes"

— CER stumbles along with Arnold through a recap of his recent "60 Minutes" interview, in which he pledged to pursue green policy despite a $40 billion state budget deficit.

• Inhabitat: "GE Unveils the World’s First OLED Christmas Tree"

— General Electric has made a faux Tannenbaum using organic light-emitting diodes, intended to exhibit the technology's possibilities while also using a seasonal gimmick to grab headlines. Looks like it worked.

TIME: "Mapping Renewable Energy, Rooftop by Rooftop"

— Imagine if you could enter your street address into Google Earth and get back results on whether solar panels would be cost-effective for you, factoring in your roof's sun coverage, installation costs and all tax incentives. TIME reports on a new website aiming to offer just that. 

• BBC News: "Nasa ducks dive under Greenland ice"

— NASA is looking for 90 rubber ducks it dropped through a hole in Greenland's ice sheet in September. The experiment aimed to figure out what happens to water that pours down such holes by seeing where the ducks pop out from under the sheet. So far, though, no sign of them. (Oh, and note to BBC: It's "NASA," not "Nasa." We don't call you "Bbc.")

Russell McLendon

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

The Noon Digg: 12/23
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