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Wed, Oct 01, 2014 11:53 AM
With their 11 pairs of legs each, two or more of these creatures swimming side by side create eddies that interact with larger currents, altering the ocean's flow.
A new study says efforts to shrink the massive, oxygen-depleted dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be stifled if the U.S. continues to increase its biofuel production.
With Hawaii's endless renewable energy potential, the state plans to generate 40 percent of its power from clean sources by 2030.
Gray wolves have clawed back from the brink 35 years after being exterminated in most U.S. forests. But as they kill more and more livestock, some humans are once again howling for their heads.
Tennessee Valley Authority announces plans for economic development projects in Roane County, the site of last December’s coal ash spill.
Formerly abundant animals are declining rapidly, and steps should be taken to avoid a tragic loss of species.
What looked like a flower turned out to be a surprising find – a common green grasshopper that had been born pink.
Our media columnist examines the ongoing controversy over the resignation of Obama's green jobs czar.
A Colorado reporter with a bug phobia faces his fears as he's covered head to toe in massive quantities of ladybugs.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Sept. 6-12.
Purebred dogs are being ‘bred to death’ for desirable traits, according to BBC documentary ‘Pedigree Dogs Exposed’.
Sarah, an 8-year-old Cincinnati Zoo cheetah, sets the 100m world record for land mammals. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.
McDonald’s buys millions of pounds of hoki each year for Filet-O-Fish sandwiches. Now, conservationists say the New Zealand fish is being depleted.
Find out how hurricanes can help protect coral reefs from bleaching.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina orders government employees to ditch the old suit and tie ensemble to reduce need for air conditioning.
Infectious agent which leads to chronic wasting disease is spread through feces, according to study.
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