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Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 09:30 AM EDT

Students Push for Fossil-Fuel Divestment, With Mixed Results

Students Push for Fossil-Fuel Divestment, With Mixed Results

Students and alumni at hundreds of colleges nationwide are urging their administrations to stop investing millions in endowment funds in coal, oil and gas. But after months of demonstrations, sit-ins and...

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 05:32 AM EDT

"Angry Birds" to Release Earth Day Game Level

"Angry Birds" to Release Earth Day Game Level

Game developers at Rovio Entertainment are announcing plans to create an in-game experience about climate change. They are also creating an Earth Day level in "Angry Birds" to debut Wednesday on the official...

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 03:00 PM EDT

Humpback Whales Endangered No More?

Humpback Whales Endangered No More?

The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whale population from the endangered species list. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries wants to reclassify...

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 02:21 PM EDT

Fishermen Still Struggling 5 Years After BP Gulf Spill

Fishermen Still Struggling 5 Years After BP Gulf Spill

Five years after an oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people and pumping millions of gallons of the oil into the waters, fishermen are still struggling but slowly recovering from the pollution...

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 02:33 PM EDT

Obama Plans on Visiting the Everglades on Earth Day

Obama Plans on Visiting the Everglades on Earth Day

President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day this week with a visit to the Florida Everglades.

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:15 PM EDT

Global Broiling: 2015 Heat Breaks Records

Global Broiling: 2015 Heat Breaks Records

There's been no break from the globe's record heat — the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's average temperature...

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:46 PM EDT

Beyond Plastic: 3-D Printing Goes Green

Beyond Plastic: 3-D Printing Goes Green

As 3-D printing revolutionizes manufacturing, companies are developing greener ways to 3-D print, creating new technologies to cut back on plastic waste and reduce manufacturers' carbon footprints.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 12:37 PM EDT

5 Years After BP Spill, Gulf Scarred But Resilient

5 Years After BP Spill, Gulf Scarred But Resilient

From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering...

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 02:18 PM EDT

Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Test

Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Test

The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from...

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 01:50 PM EDT

"Planet Earth" Docu-Series Gets Sequel "Our Planet"

"Planet Earth" Docu-Series Gets Sequel "Our Planet"

The sweeping documentary series "Planet Earth" is getting a sequel.