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.
Senators introduce bipartisan bill to reform chemical safety laws
May 23, 2013, 6:11 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
New bipartisan 'Chemical Safety Improvement Act' would require more safety regulation for chemicals while making it easier for chemicals that pass to get on the market.
Study suggests honeybee collapse has many culprits
May 3, 2013, 11:02 a.m. by McClatchy Newspapers
A new EPA report downplays pesticides as a potential cause of colony collapse disorder.
Beach bacteria: DNA tests offer quick results on water health
April 15, 2013, 12:32 p.m. by Environmental Health News
Local officials have to shut down beaches for 24 hours to test for E. coli and other bacteria, but a costly new test could speed up that process.
McCarthy should open the windows at the EPA, letting in the press and public
April 11, 2013, 2:15 p.m. by Guest Columnist
Two environmental journalists call for the Environmental Protection Agency to become more open to the press and thus to the public.
4 ways the sequester could affect science, the environment and public health
February 19, 2013, 3:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The slate of spending cuts could wreak havoc on everything from USDA meat inspections and FDA drug reviews to EPA research and national park staffing.
Humpback whales around the globe are mysteriously rescuing animals from orcas
There's a link between your birth month and certain diseases
This video of insane base jumpers will make you cling to your seat
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
How do you transplant a giant sequoia? Very carefully