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Thu, Dec 12, 2013 1:39 PM
Scientists believe that Jupiter's gravity influences the frequency and intensity of the eruptions.
A zone of the Pacific Ocean larger than the U.S. has more plastic floating in it than sea life. It's an environmental disaster, and it's all our fault.
You'll never guess who's fighting to stop the construction of a wind farm off the shores of Cape Cod. Environmentalists.
Electric cars may be the future of transportation, but a bottleneck in the supply of lithium could create problems.
Video: Get this week's eco-tips from Carter Oosterhouse & Tichina Arnold.
Why the U.S. would protect penguins under the Endagered Species Act.
Video: Make sure you know what to do to prevent forest fires.
Video: Find out which household pet's waste could be harming sea otters.
The carbon offset industry is booming. But how fair is the trade? In Uganda, a debate rages over the benefits of tree-planting schemes.
Two conservative environmental groups tied to lobbyist Jack Abramoff possibly broke tax laws.
Is "run-of-the-river" hydroelectric power greener than regular hydro?
Daryl Hannah, Pam Anderson, and Paris Hilton have ideas for a world that's too hot.
Spain powers homes with energy from the sun.
Video: Assignment Earth travels to Florida's Apalachicola National Forest to discover how a traditional method of luring earthworms from the ground has a solid basis in science.
The Chicago Climate Exchange is one way for companies to participate in voluntary carbon trading. Is it falling short of the goal?
Sharing my summer as a state park mascot.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.