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Thu, Dec 12, 2013 5:04 PM
It ought to be obvious, but solar panels don't make sense in all situations. Homeowners need to do their homework.
Conservationists worry about preserving rainforests — a powerful aid against climate change — but poverty drives Liberians to cut down the forests.
The states targeted were supposed to have included the EU rules in national legislation a year ago.
Al Gore is back in the headlines this week for all the wrong reasons. MNN's review of his latest book is a reminder of his eco-minded mission.
Native Americans have been using devil's club to successfully treat sickness for thousands of years.
Researchers discovered that coral islands respond to changes in weather patterns and climate.
Oil stains have been spotted in the sea about 10 miles from Pensacola and are expected to come ashore over the next two days.
His comments came a day after he participated in a meeting at the EPA to "brainstorm" solutions to the oil spill.
Obama extended a moratorium on wells in deep water last week, but quietly allowed a three-week-old ban on drilling in shallow water to expire.
We're looking at 2 to 6 months before the oil will stop gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. There are still a lot of questions that need answers.
Being born an ugly male guppy may seem like a rotten stake in life, until you take a look at their superior sperm.
Lugar, whose home state relies on coal, is crafting a bill he says will achieve about half of the 17 percent cut proposed by Obama.
Rebecca Martin found the animal while investigating a thumping sound coming from her car.
California, which learned some conservation lessons from Australia, is setting an energy efficiency example to follow.
As a new virus ravages this staple food, experts compare it to the European potato blight of the 1840s.
An above-average hurricane season is predicted this year, which could imperil the thousands of miles of oil pipelines snaking across the Gulf.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.