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2013 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast: Extremely Active
The 2013 Atlantic hurricane forecast is for an active or extremely active season of named tropical storms and major hurricanes, according to NOAA, Colorado State University and Accuweather.com.
Heat Deaths Could Rise Sharply in NYC
Manhattan heat-related deaths due to climate change could increase sharply, and soon, thanks to climate change.
How to Make Compost Tea and Other Home Composting Tips
How to make compost tea and other composting tips for organic lawn care.
15 Earth Day Tips that Really Make a Difference
The Daily Green and NRDC Simple Steps partner to bring you 15 easy-to-follow Earth Day tips.
Antibacterial Soaps On Trial
Antibacterial soaps and other personal care products are on trial over the controversial ingredient triclosan.
The 10 Greenest Presidents in U.S. History
Check out our list of the 10 greenest presidents in U.S. history, from Jimmy Carter to Richard Nixon, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders who excelled in environmental protection and policy.
9 U.S. Presidents with the Worst Environmental Records
Our list of the U.S. presidents with the worst environmental records in history, from George W. Bush to Herbert Hoover, Ronald Reagan and more.
Retailers Penalized for Marketing 'Bamboo'
The FTC says bamboo isn't bamboo if it's rayon. Consumers should be aware that green claims on textiles and clothing may not be trustworthy when it comes to bamboo.
A Week's Worth of New Year's Resolutions for a Lifetime of Change
Making habits is the key to new years resolutions that last. Here are seven resolutions for seven days of the week that will really stick.
Spectacular New Species Discovered
New species discovered in the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and China. Among the new animals are frogs, snakes, fish and bats.
Most Doctors Fail to Warn Pregnant Women of Toxic Risks
Few doctors warn pregnant women about the risks to their babies from toxic chemicals exposure during pregnancy.
New York County First to Ban BPA in Receipts
As Suffolk County, NY, bans BPA in thermal paper receipts, here are some tips for avoiding Bisphenol A in cash receipts.
Small, Popular Ski Slopes May Not Survive Climate Change
With temperatures warming and growing more erratic due to climate change, big slopes may survive with higher altitudes and profits. Smaller slopes may not.
White Nose Syndrome in Bats Likened to AIDS in Humans
Scientists have identified the cause of White Nose Syndrome in bats.
Pediatricians Concerned About Childhood Pesticide Exposure
The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a statement about pesticide exposure and childhood health.
12 Natural Ways to Prevent and Cure the Cold and Other Seasonal Ills
Natural cures for sore throats, dry skin, anxiety, burns, colds and flu, coughs, headaches, stomach and sleep problems, nosebleeds, low energy, congestion and more.
Why Do Leaves Change Color in Fall?
Why and how do leaves change color in fall? That question is answered by science.
Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Linked to Global Weather Changes
As the Arctic sea ice in summer dwindles, the weather patterns affecting North America and Europe are changing, with extreme weather more likely.
Study links BPA to Childhood Obesity
Effects of exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) could include childhood obesity, according to a new study of American children.
The Car Lot of the Future Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
By 2025, the average MPG of cars and SUVs will be nearly 55 mpg, thanks to new CAFE standards. How will those new mpg fuel economy standards affect consumer choice and price?
6 End-of-Season Fall Shopping Deals Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
End of season fall sales are the best time for bargain hunters to buy cars, back-to-school supplies and clothing, outdoor gear like kayaks and camping equipment, and even fresh organic food.
Safe Chemicals Act Advances in Senate
Safe Chemicals Act of 2012 was approved by a key Senate committee
FDA Bans BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups
An FDA decision means Bisphenol A (BPA) cannot be used to make baby bottles and sippy cups, but retailers, manufacturers and many states had already acted to remove it from those products.
4 Ways Global Warming Increases Wildfire Risk
How global warming is linked to wildfire risk in the Western U.S.
2012 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast: Normal (Potentially Deadly)
The 2012 Atlantic hurricane forecast is for an average or below-average season of named tropical storms and major hurricanes, according to NOAA, Colorado State University and Accuweather.com.
Answers to 3 Common Beginner Gardening Questions
Tips for beginning gardeners, from Roger Doiron of Kitchen Gardeners International.
Even Nail Polishes Labeled "Natural" May Not Be
Consumers searching for a natural non toxic nail polish without toluene, formaldehyde or DBP (a phthalate) may have been misled by product packaging, according to a California Department of Toxic Substances Control study.
Look for Good Housekeeping's 'Green Central Station'
Good Housekeeping at Green Central Station.
EPA Proposes Weaker Safe Swimming Guidelines
The safe swimming guideline set by the Environmental Protection Agency is weaker than current guidelines.
Study: Suspect Chemicals Found in Many Products
A new study finds many consumer products have chemicals that may cause asthma or hormone problems (endocrine disruption).
Settlement Allows Continued Sale of Brazilian Blowouts
A class-action lawsuit settlement allows for better labeling and payments for consumers, but also continued sale of the formaldehyde-containing Brazilian Blowout hair straightening product.
9 Things You Can Give Up for Lent That Will Help the Environment
See what to give up for lent to save the environment. With these simple resolutions, you'll give up something for lent and it will help save the environment in a big way.
The Most Fuel-Efficient 2012 Cars Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A look at the most fuel efficient cars, most fuel efficient hybrid SUVs and crossovers, and the most fuel efficient station wagons, including hybrid, clean diesel and electric cars.
How to Cut Your Gas Bill in Half Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
These five (or six) tips will help you save money on gas as the price hits $4 a gallon.
Cadmium: The New Lead
There are a growing number of studies linking cadmium exposure to brain damage and learning disabilities in children. It's a similar problem to lead.
Latest Toxic Toy Recalls: Lead and Cadmium in Toys and Jewelry Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Lead, cadmium and phthalates continue to prompt recalls of toys, children's jewelry and other children's products. You'll find them all here.
The Record-Breaking 14 Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters of 2011 Pages: 2 3 4 5 6
The record-setting 12 billion dollar weather disasters of 2011.
One More Shot at Protecting Bluefin Tuna
A lawsuit challenges new US rules for the commercial bluefin tuna fishery.
Christmas Bird Count Starts Today
The annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count starts Friday.
Commute By Public Transit? Your Tax Benefit Is Being Cut
The public transit commuter tax benefit for 2012 will be half of what it was in 2011 unless Congress acts soon.
Christmas Bird Count and 25 More of the Best Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors
Citizen science is a fun way for kids and adults to learn the scientific method, explore the outdoors and help scientists make real discoveries about the way the world works, and how the environment is changing.
9 Tips To Keep Holiday Shopping Sane (and Green)
Holiday shopping doesn't have to be a drag, whether you start on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or some other time. These tips will help you stay sane, save money and have a joyous holiday.
When Daylight Savings Time 2011 Ends
The first day of fall, the autumnal equinox, is Friday, Sept. 23, 2011.
In Time for Halloween, Scientists ID Bat Malady
Scientists have identified the cause of White Nose Syndrome in bats.
Winter Outlook: Continued Drought in U.S. Southwest
The Southwest U.S. drought centered on Texas is only supposed to get worse this winter, according to the latest Winter Outlook forecast from NOAA.
15 Breast Cancer Risk Factors
These breast cancer prevention tips target surprising breast cancer risk factors so you can prevent breast cancer.
9 Breakthrough Awards for the Environment
Popular Mechanics has named its 2011 Breakthrough Award winners, and they include many honorees making strides to improve the environment.
Did EPA Cook the Books on the Health Impact of Climate Change?
What the EPA Inspector General report on the agency's climate health finding says and doesn't say about the expected impacts of climate change.
Study: Ecotourism has Significant Benefits
Ecotourism has many benefits and advantages for local economies and ecosystems, according to a new study.
Industry Sets its Own Cadmium Limits for Children's Jewelry
The Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Association has developed a voluntary standard for cadmium in children's jewelry.