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Sat, Sep 20, 2014 2:00 PM
The Department of Public Works denies permitting for a much-anticipated event involving '1,000 feet of soapy vinyl.' And water. Lots of water.
Is the energy ratings system outdated? Consumer Reports seems to think so.
A massive earthquake in the Pacific off the Samoa islands region generated a tsunami and waves of more than five feet.
Watch the extended conversation between Brian Williams and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about his new national parks documentary.
What should be done when shared resources can no longer provide for everyone?
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Sept. 20-26.
Researchers studying sperm whales accidentally caught and killed a rare giant squid while trawling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Today is Ecological Debt Day, the time of year when humans begin exploiting resources faster than the planet can regenerate them.
He says that the panda is 'not a strong species', and that we should 'pull the plug' on our conservation efforts.
Researchers find that a garlic feed additive could help reduce methane emissions from cows.
Satellite images highlight the problem.
A Bay Area waste management company wants to turn 1-square-mile of Nevada desert into a landfill.
Scientist develop biofuels out of grass clippings and other organic waste. NBC's Brian Mooar reports.
Farming for Wildlife project creates both habitat for shorebirds and fertile soil for farmers.
President Barack Obama challenged world leaders to join the United States in fighting global warming. Watch the entire 10-minute speech here.
Fish are one of the healthiest foods on Earth, but many are brimming with toxic mercury. MNN examines how this happens and which fish are still safe.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.