San Francisco starts mandatory composting this week
October 19, 2009, 3:25 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Becomes first city in the nation to require people to properly dispose of their organic garbage waste.
As climate change worsens, creatures may get smaller
October 7, 2009, 2:04 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New study shows that soil-inhabiting creatures contracted in size by 30-46% during a global warming period millions of years ago.
Disappearing Mediterranean dragonflies a bad omen for fresh water
October 5, 2009, 4:06 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New report concludes that one fifth of dragonflies in the Mediterranean region are threatened with extinction from increasing freshwater scarcity.
Jessica Simpson has beloved pup snatched by coyote
September 16, 2009, 7:56 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Celebrity learns an important lesson in coexisting with wildlife.
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