New water bottle for dogs boasts reduced water waste and less mess
March 18, 2010, 11:41 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
The food-grade, stainless steel bottle quenches Fido's thirst without wasting water, fits in most cup holders, and comes in a number of canine-inspired designs.
Paper recovery and recycling sees impressive growth in the U.S.
March 9, 2010, 5:13 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
57.4 percent of the paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered and recycled in 2008, but can we reach 60 percent by 2012?
Safeway inks deal with Hara to further reduce energy use and carbon footprint
February 17, 2010, 10:05 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
The supermarket giant has a long history of reducing waste and increasing efficiency.
Bat-like, nocturnal oilbird enjoys its day in the sun
February 10, 2010, 8:07 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
This native of central and South America, long thought to roost exclusively in dark caves, often spends its days perched in trees, making it an important player in forest ecology.
Prairie dogs may have the most complex language in the animal kingdom
February 5, 2010, 2:25 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
The tiny, burrowing rodents can relay a large amount of information in a seemingly simple bark.
RFD-TV is cable for the John Deere set (but you can watch, too)
February 2, 2010, 3:35 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
Rural America's most important network offers an inside look at country life.
Leading eco-travel company shelves carbon offsetting
November 10, 2009, 3:19 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
An ethical travel operator in Britain denounces carbon offsetting, but are ‘holidays closer to home’ a real solution?
Gates Foundation awards $1 million grant to 'Garbage Dreams' NGO
November 4, 2009, 1:56 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
The Spirit of Youth Association was profiled in the award-winning documentary ‘Garbage Dreams.’ Now they’ve garnered funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners will take your breath away
A former NASA scientist is convinced we already found life on Mars
A badly injured leopard beats the odds to make a miracle recovery
5 alternatives to talc powder
Here's the most popular Halloween candy in every state
Why you should mulch leaves, not rake them
When will fall leaves be at their peak near me?
7 amazing soups for soup weather
5 ways to beat fall allergies
Why does autumn have two names?
5 classic fall recipes
Thanks to seed savers, Glass Gem corn exists
10 best places outside the U.S. for fall color