April 21-28, 2013

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 06:44 PM EDT

Earth Day Pioneer Looks Back on 4 Decades of Environmentalism

Earth Day Pioneer Looks Back on 4 Decades of Environmentalism

Denis Hayes dropped out of Harvard's Kennedy School in 1970 to help organize the first Earth Day—an event that mobilized more than 20 million Americans and helped pave the way for the establishment of...

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 at 01:27 PM EDT

High Lead Levels in the Home

High Lead Levels in the Home

Parents of 6-year-old Brooklyn Schneiderman were shocked to learn that the source of their young daughter's lead poisoning was her favorite toy: lip gloss. Lead can be found in many areas of the home, including...

Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 at 06:55 AM EDT

Puerto Rico Protects Premier Turtle Nesting Site

Puerto Rico Protects Premier Turtle Nesting Site

Puerto Rico's governor signed a law on Saturday to protect a 2,900-acre section of land along the island's northeast coast that is a top U.S. nesting site for the world's largest turtle species, The...

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM EDT

Climate Change Could Hurt Winemaking, Wildlife

Climate Change Could Hurt Winemaking, Wildlife

Climate change could dampen spirits. Literally. That's according to a new worldwide analysis of global warming on wine production, which appeared this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy...

Monday, Apr 8, 2013 at 07:21 PM EDT

Global Warming Could Make for Bumpier Flights

Global Warming Could Make for Bumpier Flights

Don't expect that "fasten seatbelt" sign to disappear from planes anytime soon.

Sunday, Apr 7, 2013 at 12:27 PM EDT

Texas Provides Clues of Climate Change Impacts

Texas Provides Clues of Climate Change Impacts

What happens when the impacts of climate change are felt? Just look at Texas.

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 at 03:27 PM EDT

Team Digs in Antarctica to Predict the Future of the Climate

Team Digs in Antarctica to Predict the Future of the Climate

Nancy Bertler and her team drilled out hundreds of ice cores a half mile thick.

Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 at 07:21 AM EDT

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

A storage tank at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has possibly leaked up to 120 tons of radioactive water, according to Reuters.

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 09:31 AM EDT

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

With nearly 1,100 sea lions found ill and stranded on Southern California beaches this year, rehabilitation facilities are full and newly sick marine mammals must be treated on the sand, a federal scientist said...

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 05:54 PM EDT

Hot Wheels: Subaru Unveils Its First Hybrid

Hot Wheels: Subaru Unveils Its First Hybrid

Subaru is coming out with a gas-electric hybrid crossover SUV for the crunchy granola crowd that wants to save fuel but still haul kayaks to the river.

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