May 26, 2020, 4:24 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Exotic pet owners are being blamed for the dangerous rise of the black-and-white tegu.
Video: Obama addresses U.N. on climate change
September 22, 2009, 10:45 a.m.
President Barack Obama challenged world leaders to join the United States in fighting global warming. Watch the entire 10-minute speech here.
What is Burning Man, and what can we learn from it?
September 21, 2009, 3:27 p.m. by Shea Gunther
What can the real world learn from a huge annual party in the desert? A lot, it turns out.
Greenhouse gas emissions plunge along with economy
September 21, 2009, 1:28 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Global financial crisis has a silver lining in the form of reduced greenhouse gas emissions, according to new study.
Media Mayhem: The preacher, Glenn Beck, and the Fairness Doctrine
September 21, 2009, 6:41 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
The rise and fall of Rev. Billy James Hargis, along with the popularity of Glenn Beck, makes our media columnist long for the days of the Fairness Doctrine.
MNN week in review 9/19/2009
September 19, 2009, 7:01 a.m.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Sept. 13-19.
Giant genetically engineered trout nets controversial world record
September 17, 2009, 5:27 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
48-pound rainbow trout was caught at a lake where genetically engineered trout escaped from a fish farm nine years ago.
It's time for environmentalists to stop crying wolf
September 17, 2009, 4:45 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
As both a hunter and a wolf lover, the author explains why hunting is actually good for wolf conservation.
Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' to grow dramatically due to federal biofuel mandate
September 16, 2009, 10:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A new study says efforts to shrink the massive, oxygen-depleted dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be stifled if the U.S. continues to increase its biofuel production.
Hawaii to become the nation's leader in renewable energy
September 16, 2009, 5:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
With Hawaii's endless renewable energy potential, the state plans to generate 40 percent of its power from clean sources by 2030.
TVA to spend $43 million on projects in coal waste spill area
September 15, 2009, 4:11 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Tennessee Valley Authority announces plans for economic development projects in Roane County, the site of last December’s coal ash spill.
Australia: Land of the unusual, or the homogenized?
September 15, 2009, 12:05 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
Formerly abundant animals are declining rapidly, and steps should be taken to avoid a tragic loss of species.
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