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Climate Reality Project Begins 24-Hour Blitz Tonight
Al Gore's Climate Reality Project launches its 24 Hours of Reality, about climate change.
10 Inspirational Individuals Win Heinz Awards
The 2011 Heinz Award winners are working in fields as various as oceanography and musical composition.
Beyond the Prius: New 2012 Hybrid Cars Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
New hybrid SUVs and luxury cars, even a minivan, are joining the compact cars in the hybrid vehicle market.
Study: Dry Cleaning Chemicals Stick to Clothes
How much dry cleaning chemicals stick to clothes that have been to the dry cleaners? Scientists have found out.
FDA: Brazilian Blowouts are Unsafe
The FDA has labeled Brazilian Blowouts adulterated and misbranded because they contain toxic formaldehyde but claim to be formaldehyde free.
Tropical Storm Lee Is a "Super Soaker"
Tropical Storm Lee's path will take it over Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, where it will drop 10-15 inches of rain, or as much as 20 inches of rain in some isolated locations.
Hurricane Irene On a Path Toward Mid-Atlantic, New York City and New England (Update)
Video and graphic maps show Hurricane Irene's path through the Caribbean and toward a landfall in South Carolina, North Carolina or Virginia.
VIDEO: If A Hurricane Hit NYC ...
What would happen if a hurricane hit New York City? We asked a meteorologist to find out.
Hurricane Irene, Global Warming and the Rising Cost of Storm Surge Damage
Much of the risk from Hurricane Irene comes from storm surge, and storm surge from storms like Hurricane Irene is forecast to become more dangerous due to sea level rise from climate change.
East Coast Earthquake Struck In Less-Risky Region
See maps of the August 2011 East Coast earthquake. Shakemap of the epicenter in Virginia, plus damage risk maps for the United States.
The 21 Most Affordable Natural Sunscreens Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
The best natural sunscreens, organic sunscreens and mineral sunblocks are highly rated by Environmental Working Group but don't cost more than $5 an ounce.
Turning an Abandoned Lot Into a Community Garden (Video)
Video with animations shows how to build a community garden out of an abandoned lot.
The 15 Most Walkable Cities in America Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
America's most walkable cities, as determined by New Urbanism principles and the Walk Score developed by America Walks.
Off-the-Shelf and Homemade Natural Insect Repellents Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Buy the best natural insect repellents, try homemade insect repellents, or herbal tick and bug sprays made from essential oils.
The 20 States with the Most Toxic Air
The Toxic 20 states are named in a new study designed to support rules that will reduce air pollution from power plants.
Green Shopping Deals for July (Updated!)
Promo codes and deals for natural, organic and eco-friendly products.
4 Things Parents Can Do to Stop School Bus Pollution
School bus pollution can create unhealthy conditions for children, but parents can take action to replace old polluting buses and to pass and enforce anti-idling laws and other rules to clear the air.
The Least Healthy Meals in America
These high-calorie, high-saturated fat, high-sodium meals can be found in chain restaurants across the U.S. and they represent the worst of the Xtreme Eating Awards.
How to Test for Lead Dust Following a Home Renovation Project
How to test for lead dust - a clearance test. The EPA chose not to require that contractors perform this test, but homeowners may require it in the contract before starting home renovation projects.
7 New Electric Cars Available in 2011 Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Much anticipated electric cars are hitting showrooms this year, from the Nissan Leaf to the Chevy Volt, Coda, Think, Fisker Karma and more.
5 Air Pollution Facts and Myths
Ozone air pollution leads to smog ... but ozone in the atmosphere protects us from the sun's harmful rays. How? Here are four myths and facts about ozone air pollution.
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.
The Stingy Dad's Guide to Father's Day
Solve the Father's Day gift dilemma by thanking Dad for all those pearls of wisdom he doled out that turn out to be so trendy now that going green is popular.
How Planting Trees Can Cut Your Energy Bills 30%
How to plant winter windbreaks and summer shade trees to significantly lower your energy bills.
33 Utterly Strange Sea Animals
These strange sea animals will interest and inspire you. Bizarre sea creatures are cool, as the Census of Marine Life showed us.
9 Facts About Ocean Conservation
These ocean facts will help you to protect the ocean, its fish and sea turtles. Try these nine simple ocean conservation tips from Oceana.
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.