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Web Of Life Gets Its Own Web Site
The Encyclopedia of Life aims to catalog every species that walks the Earth.
Food Makers Say They'll Do Better
Pet and animal feed makers not only used wheat flour tainted with chemicals, but they thought that flour was gluten. Now, they pledge reform.
Are We Prepared For Wildfires & Storms?
This summer could bring more fierce tornadoes, hurricanes and wildfires than usual, but a poll shows that individuals are neither prepared themselves, nor confident the federal government can help.
Lara Hansen: WWF
In Congressional testimony, WWF's chief climate change scientist said we need to adapt to global warming now to prevent extinctions.
Acidic Oceans Affecting Food Fish
Ocean acidification by carbon dioxide is affecting king crab and salmon.
Panel: Boosting MPG A-OK
A Senate committee approved the first significant increase to the nation's fuel economy standards in decades.
Who Killed The CNG Car?
Compressed natural gas-powered cars are cleaner and cheaper to fuel, so why isn't anyone buying or selling them?
31 States Join Carbon Registry
Registry will catalog emissions, as a first step toward reducing them.
Citigroup And GM Take Strides
Wall Street and Detroit get in the game to combat global warming
FDA Had It Wrong On Gluten
Flour was spiked with melamine, sold as wheat gluten, and put into hundreds of products.
Chefs Make Pitch For Wild Salmon
Led by celebrity chef Alice Waters, the campaign urges consumers to "Vote with your fork."
States, Not EPA, Ban Toxics
States are cleaning up common products, from baby bottles to upholstery and cabinets.
USDA Will Not Quarantine Chickens
Chicken feed that included salvaged pet food did not show detectable levels of melamine.
American Elm's New Era
Disease-resistant American elm are being sold for the first time in large numbers.
Tornado Toll Hits 12
A survivor was found in the devastated Kansas town.
Ethanol Drives Up Food Costs
Now that corn is grown for fuel, the cost of ubiquitous corn food products is rising
The China (And U.S.) Problem
Both China and the U.S. oppose strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions.
Q&A: In Business, Shades Of Green
Business will be sustainable when companies make money on sustainability.
Vacations High On Carbon, Low on Guilt
On-line travel agents are leading an industry charge, offering carbon offsets for vacation packages.
An Effort To Save Orangutans
The number of wild orangutans in Borneo has dropped from 200,000 to as few as 37,000.
A Love Song For Coral Atolls
The message - about the imperative to conserve coral reefs - seeps in slowly as one reads Julia Whitty's new book, "The Fragile Edge."
Her 10th Wedding Will Be Green
In the perpetual motion world of daytime Soaps, Sami Brady knows nuptials. Now her audience will know something about green weddings.
A Cleaner, Friendlier Lawn Mower
Today's generation of lawn mowers are far different from the smoke-coughing, shoulder-straining rip cord machines of old.
CIA Considers Global Warming Threat
Lawmakers debate wisdom of CIA review
Bad Pet Food Toll Could Be 8,500
More complaints come as the pet food recall expands again
Little Assurance On Bottled Water Purity
California bill would require annual reporting
Genetically Modified Crop Pulled
Judge halts planting of modified alfalfa over contamination concerns
Aussie Moth Threatens American Plants
Moth invasion leads to plant quarantine in California
Birds Threatened More by Cats Than Windmills
When it comes to birds, build the wind farm and keep the cat inside.
In Katrina's Wake, A Smart Growth Plan
Planners unveiled a plan yesterday for redeveloping Louisiana as a series of populated hubs, separated by untouched open spaces, and connected with high-speed public transportation.
An Easy Eat-Local Strategy
Pay the local farmer for your veggies upfront, and share in the harvest as it comes. Simple.
China Blocking Climate Agreement
Talks stall over the question of which nations - developed or developing - are responsible for paying for climate change mitigation.
An Air Quality 'Emergency'
Six counties in southern California may ask for extra help from the EPA to tackle air pollution
Pitting Bugs Against Pollution
A New York community living over a toxic plume of polluted groundwater may look to pollution-eating microbes in an effort to get their neighborhood cleaned up.
Tropical Plants Follow Shifting Climate North
As gardeners start tilling, climate change has given them a host of new plants to plant.
Apple Makes Green Pledge
Computer maker Apple vows to green-up its operation, after criticism from environmentalists
Arctic Ice Melting Faster
With the world's scientists set to make another report on global warming Friday, new scientific results suggest they have underestimated the rate of Arctic sea ice melting.
DiCaprio's Earth Movie Is A Go
'The 11th Hour' eco-documentary premiers May 19.
Piano Man Plays For Parks
Billy Joel will be honored by, and help attract dollars for, the state parks on Long Island, N.Y.
FDA Appoints Food Safety Czar
A new high-level official will coordinate food security efforts at the Food and Drug Administration, but critics will not be satisfied until there is a comprehensive inspection system, and enough inspectors to execute it.
Turtle Finds Hope In Atlanta
A turtle species so rare that experts thought for 80 years it was extinct is getting a second chance in Zoo Atlanta.
More News From Today
Car-free cities, the resignation of a controversial Interior Department official, a champion of moths, a state amphibian, expensive wildfire bills and more.
FDA Detains Tainted Foods
Since the FDA started checking shipments of certain vegetable proteins, close to half of the wheat gluten shipments tested and nearly one third of rice protein concentrate products have been found to be tainted.
Kingsolver's Local Food Solution
The author's new book, "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life," out today, chronicles her family's two-year effort to eat only local, healthy foods.
Oil Addiction Will End When Oil is Worthless
Gal Luft wants to see oil so cheap it's the equivalent of salt - a cheap afterthought.
Movies Go Carbon-Neutral
Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney and others lead Hollywood down green path
Amateur Public Transit Pioneers
A maverick map maker plans the L.A. of the future, and there is light rail everywhere.
Greenburgh's Efficient Suburbs
A suburb of New York City requires all new homes be built to EnergyStar standards
Lancaster's Waste-to-Ice Cream Initiative
Lancaster County turns landfill gas into energy, and more
Heifer's Zero-water Building
Heifer International's new headquarters wastes no water