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Thu, Mar 13, 2014 3:42 PM
More animals can detect ultraviolet light than previously thought, causing them to see power lines as glowing, flickering — and frightening — boundaries across the landscape.
Alice Waters, previously untouchable high priestess of the sustainable food movement, has really been taking a beating.
Polluters can offset their greenhouse gas emissions for activities like traveling, powering a home, and now even passing gas.
Scientists know that sunken ships attract marine life, but tires just don’t have the same draw.
The 'Lilypad' could be the cure to our rising sea levels.
Insurance companies are starting to assess the true cost of global warming.
Video: New federal funding will support protection of private forest lands threatened by development.
Video: Why are these earthworms running for their lives? Assignment Earth has the answer.
Two MIT grad students propose using crowds of people to harness energy.
Being eco-minded on Earth Day is like being merry on Christmas. It's to be expected. But here are seven things you can actually do to wake you from your eco-slumber.
The market for ivory is still thriving, even as the elephant population diminishes
Find out where to get electronics with reduced environmental impact.
Chad Pregacke's passion for the Mississippi River is as strong as his passion for skateboarding, and he's turning it into action.
Thanks to humans, the once-rampant species is now endangered.
How can we change not only our nation's climate policy but our environmental behaviors, too? The answer might involve primates and shopping.
A family tweets about its energy use -- down to the watt.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.