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Court Decision Clears Way for White House to Dismantle Clean Power Plan

( - Washington D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports, today responded to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision granting the Trump Administration’s request....

Apr 28, 2017 - 1:26:11 PM

Even Though Pesticides May Take an Environmental Toll, Isn’t It Worth It ?

( - The advent of new technologies coming out of World War II led agricultural researchers to start experimenting with new classes of chemicals they could use to boost agricultural production.

Apr 21, 2017 - 1:06:37 PM

Well-Kept Vacant Lots Can Help Reduce Crime

( - EAST LANSING, Mich. – Maintaining the yards of vacant properties helps reduce crime rates in urban neighborhoods

Apr 21, 2017 - 8:39:10 AM

Who Are Some of the Greener Movie Stars Out There Today

( - While a handful of Hollywood A-listers—Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Ed Begley Jr., to name a few —have been actively campaigning for the environment for decades....

Apr 13, 2017 - 12:13:19 PM

Protect Our Environment Year-Round—Here’s How

( - Invasive pests threaten to destroy the forests and crops that beautify our lives and put food on our tables

Apr 10, 2017 - 2:44:53 PM

5 Ways to Plan a Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Wedding

( - Whether you’re planning a wedding that’s classically elegant, casually chic, or super hero themed, there are endless options for you to choose from.

Apr 3, 2017 - 4:48:18 PM

Assess Your Environmental Impact

( - Whether it’s Earth Day or any other day, it can be a good time to ask just how “earth minded” your household is.

Mar 28, 2017 - 1:29:12 PM

Use Your Zip Code to Attract Brilliant Birds to Your Yard This Spring

( - NEW YORK (
March 28, 2017)— With spring arriving earlier than usual and bird migration currently underway, the National Audubon Society invites nature enthusiasts to grow bird-friendly native plants at home.

Mar 28, 2017 - 9:18:02 AM

Stranded: Sea Turtles on the Edge at Cape Cod

( - Winters are harsh on the shores of Cape Cod — not a place for tropical sea turtles.

Mar 8, 2017 - 2:56:12 PM

What's So Special About Polar Bears?

( - A lot more than you could have imagined. To honor our Arctic friends' special day, National Today [] is sharing little known facts about these mysterious mammals:

Feb 22, 2017 - 3:16:11 PM

Is Alternative Energy Still the Next Big Thing

( - A decade ago, in the wake of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” and rising gas/oil prices....

Feb 10, 2017 - 4:30:43 PM

Park Use Influences Perceived Health

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State researchers have long understood the important connection between parks and health.

Feb 10, 2017 - 10:11:37 AM

This Spiny Slug Blazed a Trail for Snails

( - Reach back far enough in the family tree of a snail or a clam and you’ll find a spiny little slug with tiny teeth, wearing a helmet.

Feb 6, 2017 - 3:33:35 PM

Marching for Women’s Rights and Mother Earth

( - In ancient myths, women are associated with fertility, with the nature that gives us all life.

Jan 25, 2017 - 11:15:11 AM

Interior Department Announces 24 New National Historic Landmarks

( - WASHINGTON – As the National Park Service enters its second century of service and strives to tell a more inclusive and diverse story of America’s history....

Jan 11, 2017 - 11:41:28 AM

Ho, Ho, Ho…Save H2O!

( - During this busy season of holiday parties,shopping, and family festivities, it’s easy to forget how much this time of year can increase your environmental foot print.

Dec 21, 2016 - 4:10:57 PM

Are Self-driving Cars Good for the Environment?

( - You know the future is here when you see that the car beside you at a red light has nobody at the helm.

Dec 10, 2016 - 9:03:21 AM

What Kinds of Changes to Federal Environmental Policies Can We Expect to See from Donald Trump

( - Like many Americans, environmental advocates are alarmed at the results of the 2016 election.

Nov 11, 2016 - 5:38:38 PM

EPA Names Mazda the Most Fuel-Efficient Automobile Manufacturer in the U.S.

, -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) noted in its most recent Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends report that Mazda Motor Corporation is the most fuel-efficient auto manufacturer in the U.S.

Nov 3, 2016 - 8:33:59 AM

Green Halloween: Costume Swaps & Healthy Snacks, Oh My!

( - Back in 2006, a Bellevue, Washington mom named Corey Colwell-Lipson wondered the same thing.

Oct 26, 2016 - 12:11:34 PM

What’s New in Efforts to Generate Electricity from Ocean Waves?

( - Wave power advocates cheered in September 2016 when Hawaii-based Naval researchers started feeding power from two experimental offshore wave energy devices into the grid on nearby Oahu...

Oct 15, 2016 - 8:35:16 AM

Salty Snow Could Affect Air Pollution in the Arctic

( - In pictures, the Arctic appears pristine and timeless with its barren lands and icy landscape. In reality, the area is rapidly changing.

Oct 12, 2016 - 9:26:50 AM

Keep America Beautiful Asks Students, 'How Will You…End Littering?'

( - STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2016 -- Forty-five years since Keep America Beautiful told people that "People start pollution. People can stop it."

Sep 27, 2016 - 10:51:03 AM

Cruise Lines: Protecting And Preserving The Environment

( - More Americans are choosing cruise vacations than ever before. Over 12 million people are expected to cruise out of U.S. ports by the end of 2016, up from 11.3 million in 2015, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Sep 21, 2016 - 8:29:57 AM

Ambulances with 'Green' Idling Reduction Technology

( - Anyone that has ever walked by a pre-positioned ambulance has probably wondered:
why is that vehicle constantly at idle?  That sure is noisy.

Sep 20, 2016 - 3:00:46 PM

Smoke Waves: Wildfires’ Dirty Little Secret

( - Smoke waves are just what they sound like: huge waves of smoke. Perhaps more dangerous than the fires themselves from which they radiate, smoke waves can cause health problems for people hundreds of miles around.

Aug 31, 2016 - 5:03:11 PM

Protecting the Atlantic's 'Lifeblood'

( - VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Forage fish are considered the lifeblood of the ocean's food web, yet in the Atlantic Ocean off America's Eastern Seaboard most have gone unmanaged

Aug 11, 2016 - 4:18:41 PM

Rehab Can Be Relaxing

( - Whether you are going through in-patient or out-patient rehab, you do not have to be uncomfortable.

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:51:15 PM

Do Monkeys Know When They Don’t Know Something?

( - Are humans the only animal that knows what they don't know? A study by researchers at Yale and Harvard shows that rhesus monkeys also spontaneously recognize when they are ignorant and need to seek out more information.

Jul 8, 2016 - 11:06:05 AM

African Dust Crossing Atlantic Ocean

( - MIAMI-Summer isn't just hurricane season in Florida, it's also dust season. And the two have a few things in common.

Jul 8, 2016 - 10:14:26 AM

Is a Coal-free Future Really Possible in the United States?

( - Far from just an environmental pipe dream, the coal industry in the U.S. and around the world is in the midst of a major downswing.

Jun 29, 2016 - 2:43:01 PM

Underwater Noise Pollution Threatens Marine Wildlife, Ecosystems

( - For us land-dwellers, underwater noise rarely reaches our ears. However, marine organisms can be very sensitive to undersea sounds, particularly unnatural noise.

Jun 22, 2016 - 4:23:31 PM

Educational Game Lets You Raise A Hog To See If You Bring Home The Bacon

( - The nation's youth can go hog wild and bring a pig to market-all in a quick visit to their local fairgrounds.

Jun 22, 2016 - 12:32:11 PM

Have any Wildlife Species Gone Extinct Already as a Result of Global Warming

( - Global warming is definitely already taking its toll on wildlife around the world.

Jun 20, 2016 - 8:20:36 AM

How Are Penguins Fairing?

( - Not surprisingly, penguins-those cute and quirky flightless birds of the Southern Hemisphere that are loved by humans and have inspired countless films, books, comic strips and sports teams-are in deep trouble as a result of reckless human activity.


Jun 4, 2016 - 9:29:46 AM

Sharing Our Shores with Birds

( - NEW YORK (May 26, 2016) - Summer is coming and with the approach of Memorial Day, many people celebrate the holiday weekend at the coast. Birds are already there-terns, skimmers, oystercatchers, plovers-- nesting on the beach and trying to raise their chicks.

May 26, 2016 - 3:00:37 PM

New Catalyst Found for Clean Energy Fuel

( - A team of UConn chemists led by professors Steven Suib and James Rusling have developed a new material that could make hydrogen capture more commercially viable

May 26, 2016 - 12:55:03 PM

Polluted Dust Can Impact Ocean Life Thousands of Miles Away

( - Newswise - As climatologists closely monitor the impact of human activity on the world's oceans, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found yet another worrying trend impacting the health of the Pacific Ocean.

May 18, 2016 - 10:21:14 AM

Skepticism About Climate Change May Be Linked To Concerns About Economy

( - WASHINGTON -- Americans may be more likely to accept the scientific evidence of human-caused climate change and its potentially devastating effects......

May 4, 2016 - 2:24:33 PM

Millions of Native Orchids Flourish at Former Mining Waste Site

( - Newswise - Millions of native orchids are flourishing on the site of a former iron mine in New York's Adirondacks, suggesting that former industrial sites - typically regarded as blighted landscapes - have untapped value in ecological restoration efforts.

Apr 27, 2016 - 12:15:08 PM

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