Join NBC in celebrating Earth Week, April 19 to 25, and in aiming for #NoFoodWasted.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 08:04 PM EDT

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 01:13 PM EDT

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

President Barack Obama says his memory of the fear over his daughter's preschool asthma attacks brings home the debate over climate change. Obama says he knows firsthand how scary it can be to have a child...

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 02:05 PM EDT

Past, Present Images Reveal Impact of California's Drought

Past, Present Images Reveal Impact of California's Drought

Dramatic images illustrate the severity of California's drought with past and recent images from around the state, now in its fourth consecutive dry year.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 09:41 AM EDT

5 Key Things to Know About California's Drought

 5 Key Things to Know About California's Drought

The stubborn drought gripping California is dragging into a fourth year, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown this week to call for mandatory cutbacks in water use across the state. The drastic action marked the...

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 10:39 PM EDT

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

Calif. Sets Water Use Targets Amid Record Low Savings

California cities face mandatory targets to slash water use as much as 35 percent while regulators warn voluntary conservation hasn't been enough in the face of a devastating drought. Underlining their...

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 02:34 PM EDT

SoCal Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

SoCal Desalination Plant to Be Largest in Western Hemisphere

A Southern California desalination plant set to open this fall will be the largest in the Western Hemisphere and the only water supply in San Diego not dependent on rainfall or a snowpack.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 06:58 PM EDT

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

From toothpaste to wedding dresses, shoppers across the country have no trouble filling their carts with products that claim to be good for the environment. As Earth Day kicks off, here's a look at the...

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 08:31 AM EDT

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Scientists have discovered a planet called Kepler-186f that is 490 light-years away and could sustain life, NASA said in a report this week.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 01:05 PM EDT

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

The Smithsonian's National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an "endangered song'' on Earth Day. On Tuesday, the zoo is releasing "Sumatran Tiger,''...

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:39 AM EDT

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

For the last year and a half, there has been all manners of weather, from a bone-chilling deep freeze to searing heat, drought and fire. NBC’s Ann Curry traveled to far corners of the planet searching for...