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Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 03:18 PM EDT

Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company’s San Antonio park. Veterinarians were treating the calf for an infection, possibly...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 10:20 AM EDT

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Boston is among the cities hoping to follow the model of Copenhagen, Denmark, which opened the first of its floating harbor baths in the early 2000s. Paris opened public swimming areas in a once-polluted...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 08:18 PM EDT

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

In the wake of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron fired back on Thursday with the launch of a new website titled "Make Our Planet Great Again." On...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 10:52 AM EDT

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Home improvement has long been synonymous with Home Depot and Lowe's. But a Texas-based green conscience start-up is aiming to make sustainable home improvement appeal to more than just environmentalists. Tree...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 09:00 PM EDT

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 09:26 PM EDT

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

What really happens to your recycling? Take a 360 video tour of the Burbank Recycle Center to see what happens to your recyclable waste and learn how you can be a more eco-friendly consumer.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 09:04 PM EST

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

The Twitter account for the Badlands National Park in South Dakota published a series of tweets Tuesday on climate change. A few hours later, the tweets were deleted.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:34 AM EDT

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is working on multiple new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Palo Alto-based company also...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 05:13 AM EST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 04:55 PM EDT

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Polar bear populations will decline even if emissions are stabilized...

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