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Fri, Dec 20, 2013 10:00 AM
After a spacesuit malfunction in the summer, NASA is turning to a plastic tube to keep astronauts safe as they repair the International Space Station.
Shopping at Trader Joe's and driving a polar bear around in a Hummer H3 is all you need to go green. Right?
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’.
The EA Clock is a beautifully sleek design that shows how much energy is being used around it.
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.
The Coast Guard will test out a small tidal turbine at one of its northern Maine stations and hope to roll out more if it works.
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.
When homeowners leave behind foreclosed homes, their swimming pools can quickly turn into mosquito factories, churning out millions of the little winged blood suckers.
DeKalb County and Clean Cities Atlanta Coalition awarded $14.9 million by the U.S. Department of Energy.
As Florida schoolchildren vote to make the osprey their state bird, a formidable opponent doesn't want their choice to fly.
Video: See how carbon offsets can be an easy, cheap option to make your wedding more sustainable.
A Republican state representative caught on microphone boasting about his affair with an energy lobbyist 19 years his junior.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.