Eco-News for Tuesday, August 4
News stories from our blogs, and other environmental sites, you might have missed from yesterday.
Follow the Money: Clean energy firms are spending five times as much money on lobbyists.
Good Enough, Smart Enough: Are you smart enough to join the Army? 'Cause they need officers like, yesterday. [Gawker]
But Are Unicorns Liberals? Weird art of Obama with unicorns and political fauna.
Health Hell: What does the public really think about their health insurance?
Peruvian Punctuality: Just weeks after civilians were killed protesting Peru's relationship with Big Oil, Big Oil sends bulldozers into the rainforest in hopes of drilling soon. [MongaBay]
HBO's Ageism: HBO says most of the good actresses are 35 and younger. MoJo calls BS.
Silent Spring: A new report shows pollution is increasing cancer rates in wildlife. [ENN]
Green Islam: Islamic scholars meet to discuss how religion and climate change intersect. [Living on Earth]
Birds of a Feather: Students are flocking to sustainability degrees. [USA Today]
Just Vote Yes: Kevin Drum finds more bipartisan consensus on healthcare.
Flipper Flop: Japanese design plastic prosthetic flippers for an injured sea turtle. [National Geographic]