Escaped parrots are now living, roosting in 23 US states

The greenest immigrant community in the US, certainly.

Woodland hawks flock to cities, research reveals. Other wildlife is doing the same

For hawks, the secret is out: The big city has a lot of food to offer.

Chicago tree map reveals intriguing pattern: trees seem to reduce crime rate

The benefits that trees provide — both in terms of the environment and our health — should not be understated.

Spend a month at the science and industry museum of Chicago

I have to say, this is one of the most attractive initiatives I’ve come across in quite a while. Basically, you live in the museum and breathe science for 30 days, and if you do that, you win 10.000$ and a lot of other prizes. That’s pretty much awesome if you ask me. You can apply here. From their page: