Restoration no fix for mountains destroyed by coal mining
July 28, 2009, 4:50 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Federal law requires mining companies to restore strip mines to their original condition, but many don't bother.
Video: Five-legged dog saved from freak show
July 27, 2009, 11:01 a.m.
A five-legged puppy is officially out of show business after being rescued from a Coney Island animal show.
Video: 100 canaries rescued from bird-fighting ring
July 27, 2009, 10:25 a.m.
Connecticut police bust a birdbrained scheme to pit canaries against one another.
Media Mayhem: Cap-and-trade panic a familiar media tactic
July 27, 2009, 5:02 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
As history has shown us, environmental regulations often help the economy, not hurt it. Why can't corporations learn from the past?
MNN week in review 7/25/2009
July 25, 2009, 8:20 a.m.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of July 19-25.
Americans for Prosperity: Fighting clean air, global warming action and health care for all
July 24, 2009, 1:05 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Lobbying organization that funded global warming denial campaign produces misleading ads about Obama’s health care plan.
Drill, baby, drill: Palin spends last days in office Twittering about oil
July 23, 2009, 12:03 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
As the seas of controversy - and climate change - rise around her, Sarah Palin spends her time Tweeting about oil and the ANWR.
Video: Man loses fingers to save dog from gator
July 23, 2009, 10:01 a.m.
David Grounds is recovering from injuries after he pried his dog from the jaws of a 7-foot alligator.
Dilbert creator envisions Cheapatopia, a green experimental city
July 22, 2009, 1:55 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Scott Adams, creator of the cartoon Dilbert, calls on readers to help create a hypothetical city where less is more.
Tuvalu plans to be first 100% solar-powered nation
July 21, 2009, 9:27 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
South Pacific island sets ambitious goal to harness sun for more than just tourism.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Giant squid caught on camera in U.S. waters
Fireflies! 12 things you didn't know about lightning bugs
This newly identified critter eats rocks and secretes them as sand
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Why do ladybugs gather in massive swarms?