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Colorado River Reservoirs Running Dry
The Colorado River system on which millions of people rely for water could be dry by mid century according to a new study that looks at global warming, population growth and water management practices.
Another Source of Phthalate Exposure: Pills
Phthalates in over the counter and prescription pills temporarily spikes the level of phthalates in the body, and chronic use of pills can lead to chronic exposure to this endocrine disrupting chemical.
Beyond Diet and Exercise, Pollution May Increase Diabetes Risk
DDT and other contaminants may cause diabetes, according to a new study linking exposure to the pesticide's metabolites and incidence of the disease.
The Surprising Origins of 4 Popular Lawn Games
The surprising origins of bocce, croquet, wiffle ball and the frisbee. Learn the history of these common lawn games.
The Best Way to Fertilize Your Lawn
When it comes to lawn care tips, organic fertilizer is counterintuitive: It delivers less nutrition and feeds the soil, not the plant. See why it's better.
5 Commonsense Lawn Watering Tips for Healthy Grass
Organic lawn care tips and commonsense lawn watering tips for a healthy, green lawn of grass.
Walmart Announces a Sustainable Product Index
What can the rest of us learn from the world's largest retailer?
Where Does Your Trash End Up? New Study Will Tell Us
A new MIT Trash Track study aims to boost recycling rates by showing us with electronic tags exactly what happens to our trash after we throw it out.
Antibacterial Soap: An Imminent Threat to Human Health and the Environment?
Groups are petitioning the FDA for the banning of triclosan, a common antibacterial chemical.
7 Lawn Care Tips for Greener Grass
Organic lawn care tips and commonsense mowing tips for a healthy, green lawn of grass.
Video: Surprising Sources of Indoor Air Pollution
ABC News Now interview with The Daily Green's Dan Shapley about surprising sources of indoor air pollution.
For Lead Violations, 9 Companies are Fined (as Little as 1 Cent Per Toxic Toy)
Mattel and Fisher-Price agree to pay $2.3 million over lead toys, while ChemNutra is to plead guilty in melamine pet food case.
Chesapeake Blue Crabs Rebound, Slightly, from Historic Decline
Blue crabs are in decline in their most famous area, the Chesapeake Bay. But the latest assessment shows a slight increase.
Watch This Award-Winning Documentary About Mountain Gorillas
There are fewer gorillas in the world than there are people in Spokane, Wash. Survival of the species depends on protecting habitat and improving human conditions in Central Africa. A new documentary shows mountain gorillas.
How to Go Green at the Office
Energy Star and Danny Seo have teamed up to present a new video podcast with tips for going green at the office.
On Global Warming, Bush Fared Better Than Obama at G8
Leaders of the Group of Eight, or G8, agreed the world should cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050. A year later, they rolled back that goal.
Win Buddy Biscuits Natural Dog Treats
Win Buddy Biscuits natural dog treats from Cloud Star and The Daily Green.
Environmental Law Appointee, a Former GE Lawyer, Draws Fire
Ignacia Moreno represented GE as it fought EPA Superfund cleanup orders. Now, she's being appointed to lead the Department of Justice's environmental division.
Did Polluted Water Make Me Sick? Am I Living in a Cancer Cluster?
The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network aims to consolidate data about a range of environmental health issues, from asthma to cancer clusters.
Win a Reusable Healthy Lunch Kit!
Win a reusable lunch kit from New Wave.
Study Documents the Many Environmental and Health Effects of Plastics
Plastics are everywhere -- literally -- from the most remote oceans to the tissues inside our bodies. A new landmark study documents the pervasive impact of the most common consumer material.
Arctic Sea Ice at Lowest Point in 800 Years
The extent of Arctic sea ice has never been lower in 800 years, according to a new study that once again shows global warming is accelerating faster than previously thought.
4 Cancers That a Vegetarian Diet Prevents
Vegetarian diets help to reduce the risk of several cancers.
Carbon Cap and Trade Bill Won't Stop Ocean Acidification
The American Clean Energy and Security Act's carbon cap and trade regulation will not solve the world's ocean acidification problem, but it will help.
Another Reason to Avoid Lawn Pesticides
A new study finds that the so-called inert ingredients in a common weed killer used on farms and on residential lawns and gardens, may be more toxic than the active ingredient.
Inspiring Video of North America's Amazing Birds
A new survey finds one third of U.S. birds in decline, but you can help. Here's how.
Waterless Car Wash Products to Save and Protect Water
Washing your car at home can waste water and pollute, so going to professional car wash is the best option. If you must wash at home, try a waterless car wash, which in some cases can be even better than the commercial car wash.
Selenium Pills May Increase, Not Decrease, Prostate Cancer Risk
Selenium tablets may increase the risk of prostate cancer, and Bayer is being pressured to stop marketing its One a Day pills for men with prostate health and prostate cancer prevention statements.
Some Dog Foods May Deliver Toxic Doses of Fluoride
A new report claims some dog food brands have excess fluoride, which could pose a risk to dogs. You can figure out how likely your food is to be harmful by looking at the ingredient list.
Earn Cash for Cutting Carbon
My Emissions Exchange is site that lets users get paid for personal carbon credits. It's an individual carbon market to help people reduce their global warming impact.
Kid Safe Chemical Act at the Crossroads (The chemical industry takes on the mommy lobby.)
One mother urges Congress to pass the Kid Safe Chemical Act to protect children's health from toxins.
House Cap-and-Trade Bill: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The good bad and ugly of the American Clean Energy Security Act, with its carbon cap-and-trade regulation to combat greenhouse gas emissions and global warming.
What Is a Green Job?
Van Jones, special adviser to the Obama Administration on green jobs, explains the benefits -- for the environment and the economy -- of green jobs installing green roofs and weatherizing homes.
Why Some Environmentalists Oppose the House Climate Bill
Why do two prominent environmental groups oppose the first significant national effort to curtail greenhouse gas emissions and tackle the global warming problem?
Study: Children Susceptible to Pesticides' Health Effects Until Age 7
A new study indicates children remain especially susceptible to chemical exposure, particularly to organophosphate pesticides, until the age of 7, not age 2, as previously thought.
The Ugly Salamander and Many Other New Species Discovered in Equador
Conservation International has identified several new species in Ecuadorian Andes, including ugly salamanders, frogs, lizards and katydids.
Would You Pay $175 to Save the Climate?
The Congressional Budget Office has released the definitive estimate for how much a carbon cap-and-trade regulation will cost the average American family, and it's far less than critics have suggested.
Win Natural Skincare Products!
Win free natural skincare products from Alba Botanica's Rainforest Collection.
Pesticide Exposure Linked (Again) to Parkinson's Disease
A new study links organochlorine pesticide exposure to Parkinson's disease. See which organochlorine pesticides are found in highest concentrations on which foods.
Killing Fleas and Ticks May Be Harming Your Pet
Common flea and tick treatments may be toxic to dogs and cats, and the EPA is investigating.
Tropical Storm Andres May Become First 2009 Hurricane
The first tropical storm of 2009 in the eastern Pacific, Tropical Storm Andres, could become Hurricane Andres, the first hurricane of the 2009 hurricane season.
Nissan Will Open Electric Car Factory in U.S.
Nissan will build electric cars and their batteries in the U.S., a green jobs generator in Tennessee.
3 Most Depressing Environmental News Stories of the Day
Carbon dioxide levels are at their highest in 2 million years, polar bears and walruses are dying and the Gulf of Mexico dead zone is likely to be a near record because of overuse of fertilizers.
Which Foods Are Laced with Carcinogens? Now You Can Find Out
A new web site lets you see exactly which pesticides have been found on your favorite foods, and what health risks those pesticides might pose.
Win an HP Mini Mobile Computer!
Win an HP Mini 1000 personal mobile computer, an energy-efficient, sleek micro laptop!
Study: Hand Soap Chemical Contaminates Dolphins
Triclosan, a common antibacterial chemical, is being found in the blood of dolphins (and humans) -- causing health effects that are yet to be determined.
Robyn O'Brien, the Unlikely Fighter for Children's Health and Safe Food
Robyn O'Brien, founder of AllergyKids, talks about her new book The Unhealthy Truth, on children's health, food and the environment.
Even If You Don't Use Pesticides, Your Home May Harbor Them
Pesticides, including known toxic pesticides and long banned pesticides, are found in most U.S. kitchens, even if the current occupants don't use pesticides.
30 'New' Toxic Chemicals to Avoid
California has listed 30 more chemicals that may cause cancer, reproductive or developmental problems.
The 10 Biggest Republican Environmental Accomplishments
See the top 10 GOP successes for the environment. From national parks to the antiquities act and even Nixon and George W Bush, Republicans have made significant conservation successes in the past.