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Budget Romance: 8 Summer Date Ideas
From picnics in the park to stargazing after a healthy hike, summer offers many opportunities for memorable cheap dates.
Study: Bicyclers Inhale Tailpipe Pollution
Bicycling is healthy, but may increase exposure to air pollution, which carries lung and heart disease risks. Here's how to cut down on the risk.
Study: Environment, More than Genetics, Triggers Autism
A new study identifies environmental factors as a leading cause of autism, trumping genetics.
Latest Cell Phone Study: Mobile Devices Do Not Pose Cancer Risk
The safety of mobile devices and cell phones is supported by a new comprehensive review of published science on links between brain cancer and non-ionizing radiation.
Cosmetics Industry: Brazilian Blowout-Type Treatments Are "Unsafe"
The cosmetics industry, via its Cosmetics Ingredient Review panel, has deemed Brazilian Blowout-type Keratin hair straightening treatments to be "unsafe."
This July 4, Declare Your Independence
This Fourth of July, recognize Independence Day by going green and declaring your independence from oil, toxic chemicals, factory food and waste. The Daily Green shows you how.
8 Alternative Summer Party Ideas, from Invisible Pools to Scavenger Hunts
Fun party theme ideas for your next backyard barbecue.
How to Find the Best Local Hike
Struggling to find local hikes and local hiking information? We profile the best local hiking sites and offer simple tips for finding a great local hike.
30 Ways to Get Your Kid to Play Outside
These tips from the National Wildlife Federation's campaign will help families get a daily dose of natureto improve childrens physical, mental and emotional well-being.
7 Surprising Facts About Bats
Interesting facts about bats. Bat facts, covering their diet, migration, tourism potential and of course, the truth about the vampire bat.
The Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2011 Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
From electric cars to clean diesels and hybrids, there are many fuel efficient 2011 cars and SUVs - including family sedans and a station wagon, among the compact and subcompact fuel efficient cars.
U.S. Adds 8 Chemicals to Cancer Risk Lists
Herbal medicines, formaldehyde and styrene (used in Styrofoam) are among the substances add to the latest list of cancer-causing substances, the 12th Report on Carcinogens.
How Planting Trees Can Cut Your Energy Bills 30%
How to plant winter windbreaks and summer shade trees to significantly lower your energy bills.
Steering Issue Prompts Early-Model Toyota Prius Recall
The fuel-efficient Toyota Prius hybrid car is being recalled due to a steering issue. Model years 2001, 2002 and 2003 are affected.
International Agency: Cell Phones May Pose Cancer Risk
The safety of mobile devices is called into question by an IARC determination that cell phone radiation could cause cancer in humans.
Bluefin Tuna, Iconic Endangered Fish... Is Not Technically Endangered
NOAA decided not to list the bluefin tuna as an endangered species.
The Most Fuel-Efficient Rental Cars Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
From the Nissan Leaf to the Chevy Volt and the Prius, there are increasingly electric rental cars and hybrid rental cars available.
New Fuel-Efficiency Car Labels Unveiled
The EPA and DOT have unveiled new fuel efficiency stickers for mpg and environmental ratings on new cars, trucks and SUVs, including new electric cars and hybrid cars and SUVs.
Sigourney Weaver: "Let's Kick Some Ass" for the Environment
Sigourney Weaver, Maya Lin and the women of the Gulf won 2011 Rachel Carson Awards at the National Audubon Society's Women in Conservation luncheon.
2011 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast: Stormy
The 2011 Atlantic hurricane forecast is for an above-average year, according to NOAA, Colorado State University and Accuweather.com.
In San Francisco, Phone Books Will Be Optional
San Francisco has voted to ban the delivery of phone books unless customers opt in to delivery. You too can stop delivery of unwanted phone books.
Report: Mineral Makeup Contains Toxic Ingredients
Testing in Canada has found levels of toxic heavy metals like arsenic and lead in mineral makeup, including lip gloss.
The Best Green Twitter Tips
As part of the 2011 Heart of Green Awards, we asked people for their best green tips on twitter. Here are our favorite green tweets.
How to Boost Recycling Rates in Schools
Interview about school recycling in New York City and elsewhere with Robbie Lock, the 2011 Local Hero Heart of Green Award nominee and founder of GrowNYC's Recycling Champions.
America's Most Endangered Rivers 2011 Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
American Rivers' America's Most Endangered Rivers, including the Susquehanna River, endangered by "fracking" for natural gas.
Natural Carrot and Aloe Cream Sunburn Remedy
Nettles are packed with nourishing vitamins and minerals that help build immunity.
CDC: 1 in 12 Now has Asthma
Rates of asthma are up 12% to more than 1 in 12 Americans. But why?
Happy 50th Birthday, WWF
From growing Earth Hour to establishing the Marine Stewardship Council and the Forest Stewardship Council, WWF has several notable accomplishments affecting U.S. consumers in its 50-year history.
5 Facts About Air Pollution
When the American Lung Association publishes its annual report card, the lists of worst-polluted cities always grab the headlines. But, wait, there's more...
Preparing for Killer Tornadoes and Other Climate Change Impacts (Video)
Former EPA Administrator and New Jersey governor Christine Todd Whitman discusses the costs and consequences of climate change to U.S. communities in this exclusive video interview.
Pediatricians: U.S. Failing to Protect Kids from Chemicals
The American Academy of Pediatrics is criticizing TSCA and calling for reform similar to that pushed in the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011.
Jane Goodall Accepts her Heart of Green Award (Video)
Jane Goodall accepts her Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the 2011 Heart of Green Awards.
Government Warns of "Brazilian Blowout" Risks
OSHA is raising concerns about formaldehyde in Brazilian blowouts and similar hair treatments. Tips for salon workers and salon owners.
Green Good Housekeeping Seal Establishes Advisory Board
Green Good Housekeeping Seal has announced a new environmental advisory board. Here are its members.
The Most Affordable Fuel-Efficient New Cars Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
These best buy new cars are the most affordable fuel efficient cars of 2011.
The $600 Garden Vegetable You Can Grow
See how your garden can save you $2,000 or more, and see which garden vegetables and fruits will save you the most, compared to grocery store prices.
Another Strong Sign of Global Warming: Record-Low Ice, Even in the Winter Arctic
The Arctic sea ice extent measured in March 2011 tied the record-low for the winter of 2011, tied with 2006.
The Pro and Cons of Nuclear Power
Is nuclear power worth the risks? Read these pros and cons of nuclear energy to come up to speed on the basics of the debate over the use of nuclear power in the United States.
Toasting the Cape Dwarf Chameleon on a Tour of Sustainable South African Wineries
"Organic" doesn't mean in South Africa what it means in the U.S., but you can find amazing sustainable wines in one of the world's biggest wine regions with a minimum of effort, thanks to the Biodiversity and Wine Initiative.
6 Ways to Enjoy Spring
The vernal equinox marks the first day of spring. Here are some exciting ways to enjoy spring.
Ted Danson: Don't Order the Jellyfish Soup
In his new book, Oceana, actor and activist Ted Danson introduces ocean conservation in a reader-friendly format.
9 of the Best Green Brew Pubs in the U.S.A.
These eco-friendly brew pubs offer some of the best sustainable beers, and are great watering holes to visit in your green travels.
10 of the World's Worst Energy Disasters:
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
The Chernobyl nuclear meltdown is one of the world's worst energy disasters. More than two decades later, the effects of the Chernobyl disaster are still being felt.
10 of the World's Worst Energy Disasters:
The Three Mile Island Nuclear Meltdown
The Three Mile Island meltdown changed America's relationship with nuclear power forever, making it one of the worst energy disasters of all time.
Restoring Africa's Iconic Wildlife, in an Unlikely Landscape
With a landscape like Arizona, the Little Karoo of South Africa is an unlikely place to find Africa's iconic wildlife, but a wildlife restoration project at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve makes it possible.
8 Refreshingly Organic Beers
Organic beers from green breweries. The best brands of organic ales, pilsners and lagers for celebrating in sustainable style.
Daylight Savings Time Starts Sunday
Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday at 2 a.m., when we spring ahead by setting our clocks ahead one hour. But don't expect to save energy, or money, on the deal.
500 Cosmetics Sold in the U.S. Have Chemicals Banned in Europe, Canada and Japan
Formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowouts is only one chemical of concern being targeted by the Safe Cosmetics Act, which could bring U.S. regulation of toxic substances in personal care products into line with Europe, Canada and Japan.
February Ties Record-Low for Arctic Sea Ice
The Arctic sea ice extent measured in February 2011 tied a record for the month.
9 iPad Apps to Help You Go Paperless
These iPad apps will help you go paperless.