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The Other Harrison Ford Movie You've Been Waiting For
Harrison Ford waxes his chest for Conservation International's rainforest protection campaign.
Report: Basic Grains "Dangerously Vulnerable"
The world's grains are endangered.
Hey! Hands Off of My Herring!
Herring are imperiled in New England coastal waters by overfishing and that in turn threatens the entire ocean ecosystem, as well as the fishing and tourism economy.
Victory for Climate Crusaders
The Senate might overturn the EPA's rejection of California's first-in-the-nation greenhouse gas regulation of vehicles.
The "Deep" Carbon Doomsday Scenario
Scientists are increasingly worried that so-called deep carbon will be unlocked as the climate changes from burning fossil fuels, creating even more dramatic global warming.
Biodiesel Carries the Day in Challenge X Competition
The top finishers in the Challenge X competition all used biodiesel to create their more fuel-efficient and low-pollution Chevrolets.
The Nation's First Carbon Tax
The San Francisco Bay area has enacted the nation's first carbon tax.
Study: Date Rape Drug Was "Surprisingly High" in Toy
The industrial solvent 1,4-butanediol was found at "surprisingly" high levels in Aqua Dots that caused comas and vomiting before being recalled.
The Greatest Green Women of 2008
Bette Midler, Teresa Heinz Kerry and the Central Park Conservancy were awarded the 2008 Rachel Carson Award from the Audubon Society at a Women in Conservation luncheon in New York City.
Toy Recall: Lead Paint Violation
Little Rider toys have been recalled because of excessive lead paint.
Bill Would Protect Kids Against Chemicals
A new bill would require chemical companies to check their products for health safety before marketing them.
Do You Kill Polar Bears by Turning the Ignition?
Groups have sued the Bush administration over its polar bear threatened species listing, arguing that it demands regulation of greenhouse gases.
China Earthquake Toll: 5 Million Homeless
The massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook western China a week ago has left 5 million homeless and killed at least 40,000.
I Can See My House from Here ... And It's Underwater!
Google Earth and the U.K. have added a global warming layer to Google Earth.
State Historic Parks "Endangered"
Among the 11 most endangered historic places in the United States are all the state parks in California, and by extension all those around the country.
In Cyclone Aftermath, Children at Risk of Starvation
The death toll continues to rise, and children are at risk of starvation as Myanmar refuses most international aid for Cyclone Nargis.
Ground Beef Recall: Meat May Have E. coli
Ground beef recall: List of ground beef products recalled because the meat may have E. coli contamination.
Study: Global Warming Will Make Hurricanes Stronger
Government scientists predict stronger, but less frequent, hurricanes later this century.
The Failure to Halt the Extinction Crisis
On National Endangered Species Day, the world is marking its inability to stop the extinction crisis.
Pet and Head Lice Shampoos Linked to Autism
Two new studies link common household pesticides like flea and tick shampoos and head lice treatments to autism.
3 New Inductees in Hurricane Hall of Infamy
The names of three deadly and destructive 2007 Atlantic hurricanes, Dean, Felix and Noel, will be retired.
2 Studies Add Heavy Weight to Climate Understanding
Two new studies show how dramatic global warming is, based on the level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and the documented changes around the world.
Bush Administration Lists Polar Bears as Threatened Species
The Bush Administration will list the polar bear as a threatened by global warming, making protection under the Endangered Species Act possible for the imperiled Arctic icon.
Texas and Louisiana in Tornado Zone Today
Texas and Louisiana are under a tornado warning for May 14, 2008 as the U.S. tornado season continues to rage.
Global Warming Solution: Landfill Forests?
Two German scientists have proposed a novel but unlikely approach to solving global warming: Plant forests enough to cover the United States every year, then bury them.
Vaccines Once Again on Trial for Causing Autism
A federal court will hear another case in the ongoing controversy about whether or not the mercury preservative thimerosal in vaccines causes autism.
Pandas Survive China Earthquake (UPDATE)
In a rare bit of good news out of the earthquake epicenter in China, rare giant pandas have survived the quake.
Another Cyclone Heading for Myanmar
A second tropical cyclone is forming over Myanmar, which is still reeling from Tropical Cyclone Nargis, which killed as many as 100,000 and left nearly 2 million at serious risk of starvation and disease.
Has Colony Collapse Disorder Hit Germany?
In an echo of the colony collapse disorder crisis in the United States, honey bees in Germany are dying in droves. There, however, beekeepers are pointing to the use of a new pesticide as a likely culprit.
Ground Beef Recall: Meat May Have Pieces of Plastic
Ground beef recall: List of ground beef products recalled because the meat may have pieces of plastic in it.
Another Way Air Pollution Can Kill
A new study says that tiny particulate air pollution can cause deep vein thrombosis, or blood clots in the legs and thighs.
Florida Wildfires Engulf Dozens of Homes
The early wildfire season continues to be brutal, as 70 homes were lost in Florida.
The World Series You Missed
The World Series of Birding is the most important day of competition for a sport that most people don't know exists.
McCain Lays Out Global Warming Agenda
John McCain laid out his policies on global warming, framing them as a middle path between doing nothing and doing what the Democrats want (which is what the scientists and United Nations would also like).
Florida Wildfires Punctuate Intense Fire Season
The early wildfire season continues to be brutal, as firefighters battle blazes in Florida, Arizona, Tennessee and Texas.
China Earthquake Kills Up to 8,500 (UPDATE)
The massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook Western China was felt 2,000 miles away and killed at least 100 students, though the death and destruction is still being assessed.
On Environment, Is McCain Maverick or "Erratic"?
John McCain will focus on global warming in a policy speech today. His record on the environment is part maverick, part erratic.
"Public Health Catastrophe" Imminent in Myanmar
The death toll continues to rise in Myanmar (Burma) as the military junta prevents international relief officials from reaching victims of Cyclone Nargis.
U.S. 2008 Tornado Death Toll 58% Above Average
The 2008 tornado season is the deadliest in a decade and on pace to be the deadliest ever recorded in the United States.
Tornado Toll: 22 Dead, and a Town Wiped Off the Map
Tornadoes touched down across the South in the latest spate of extreme weather in a particularly active year. The town of Kite, Ga. was wiped off the map, and 10 were dead.
One Good Thing About This Lame Duck President
President Bush can veto the bloated Farm Bill because he's a lame duck. Well, good.
What the World Does Not Need Right Now: Another Major Hurricane
Typhoon Rammasun is expected to become a major hurricane in the Pacific, but it isn't expected to make landfall as it threads through Pacific islands like th Philippines and Japan.
A Burmese Village Wiped Off the Map
Before and after satellite images show a village in Myanmar/Burma literally wiped off the map by Tropical Cyclone Nargis.
A Bold New Generation? (Yawn)
Yawn, n., Young And Wealthy but Normal, a new eco-conscious generation. Definition.
Greensboro Tornado Kills 1, Injures 3
Tornadoes touched down across the South in the latest spate of extreme weather in a particularly active year.
Migratory Birds Being Silenced: How to Help
The decline in migratory birds is startling, but everyone can help by improving backyard habitat, making careful purchases of paper and wood products and by encouraging Congress to preserve important habitat.
Myanmar Cyclone: How to Help
Where to send donations to help the hundreds of thousands, or millions, of victims of Tropical Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (Burma).
China to Buy Fertile Foreign Farmland
As China buys up foreign farmland, reining in sprawl ought to be part of U.S. food security policy.
When Repression, Politics and Calamity Collide
The United Nations could force relief on reluctant Burma (Myanmar) in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Nargis. A week after the storm hit, with hundreds of thousands in growing danger from disease and starvation, should it?
104+ Driving Tips for Better Gas Mileage
Getting better gas mileage can save a lot of money, and it is easier than you think. Check out this guide to hypermiler and ecomodder tips.