Thailand shutters access to island paradise over tourism threats to environment
May 17, 2016, 3:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Officials have taken the rare step of closing Koh Tachai island 'before the damage is beyond repair.'
All our gains in energy efficiency have been wiped out by increases in house size
November 18, 2015, 6:11 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
There are a number of reasons our houses are getting bigger, and it's a real problem.
'A Fierce Green Fire': The untold story of America's environmental movement
April 16, 2014, 12:32 p.m. by Gerri Miller
Filmmaker Mark Kitchell talks to MNN about the need to understand the birth and life of the green movement.
Want to climb Mount Everest? Bring extra trash bags
March 3, 2014, 4:29 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Starting in April, anyone who climbs Mount Everest in Nepal will be legally required to collect not just their own garbage, but also at least 17.6 pounds of trash left on the mountain by previous climbers.
Methane levels rising as funding cuts threaten monitoring network
January 30, 2014, 3:46 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
As fracking and melting Arctic ice add more methane to the atmosphere, the NOAA will have fewer resources with which to monitor the greenhouse gas.
Family of fallen sergeant upset by cemetery's SpongeBob headstone removal
October 23, 2013, 12:52 a.m. by Starre Vartan
The $13,000 monument was nixed because it doesn't fit with cemetery guidelines.
Why the environmental movement owes a debt to Martin Luther King Jr.
August 28, 2013, 9:41 a.m. by Guest Columnist
Early environmentalists borrowed from King's playbook and pushed for environmental protections that needed to be put into law, says the NRDC's Bob Deans.
Apple hires former EPA chief to head green efforts
May 29, 2013, 10:15 a.m. by John Platt
Lisa Jackson will serve as the computing giant's VP for environmental initiatives.
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