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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.
Score Wags with Natural Dog Treats
Cloud Star scored a natural dog treat hit with Buddy Biscuits. The company also offers a range of other natural pet products.
DIY Solar iPhone Charger
Here's how to make your own solar power iphone charger.
Obama Declares June Oceans Month
President Obama is launching a new comprehensive effort to protect the oceans -- and not a moment too soon, with new reports piling up daily about the serious troubles that are compromising food fish.
The Wilds of Manhattan
It wasn't always a cement jungle, the Mannahatta Project uncovers Manhattan's past to help define its future.
Arctic Sea Ice Extent Trending Below Record 2007 Melt
Global warming has resulted in the smallest amount of refreezing in the Arctic winter in February 2009 than in any previous year on record.
Why Organic and Fair Trade Chocolate Is a Sweeter Deal
Organic chocolate and fair trade chocolate have many benefits for the Earth, workers' health and struggling communities in Latin America and West Africa.
Shake It Like a Bamboo Salt Shaker
Grind Pepper's bamboo salt and pepper shakers are gorgeous and functional green products.
Medical Group Says We Should Avoid Bisphenol A and Related Chemicals
The Endocrine Society is calling for the regulation of bisphenol a and other endocrine disrupting chemicals.
Chemical Stops Breasts from Growing Bigger
Dioxin may prevent women from breast-feeding.
The 10 Greenest Airlines Fly Friendlier Skies
Greenopia rates the greenest commercial U.S. airlines, taking a close look at the global warming emissions and other environmental impacts of flying and aviation.
The High Line: Photos of NYC's Innovative New Elevated Park
Ten years ago the Friends of the High Line advocated to create a park in an abandoned railway space. Yesterday, that park (at least the first section) finally opened. See exclusive photos of the High Line.
Win a Heli-Scoopter from Sprig Toys!
Win a Heli-Scoopter from Sprig Toys! Sprig makes toys that are mainly kid-powered and are battery-free, eco-friendly, and paint-free.
Penalties in Tainted Pet Food and Toy Cases
Mattel and Fisher-Price agree to pay $2.3 million over lead toys, while ChemNutra is to plead guilty in melamine pet food case.
Obama's Beach Cleanup Buddy Appointed to Oversee Great Lakes Restoration
World Oceans Day is June 8. Here are six ocean conservation tips anyone can do to save the oceans.
Knit Graffiti: 12 Examples of Inoffensive Guerrilla Art
12 examples of graffiti knit guerrilla art.
In Ohio, Hormone-Free Milk Labeling Fight Continues
Kansas is the latest battle ground in the war over the labeling of rBST-free milk that is made without the benefit of agrichemical artificial hormones.
The Radioactive Cheese Grater
A new investigation finds many common U.S. products are radioactive.
How Your Food and Fashion Choices Affect the Amazon
Familiar brands sell products with leather or beef derived from cattle ranches that are causing deforestation in the Amazon. A new Greenpeace report identifies them.
Stray Cat Blues: The Case Against 'Trap Neuter Release'
A new video argues that Trap Neuter Release programs for stray and feral cats does not work effectively and leads to the death of millions of birds every year.
Cameron Diaz Starts Eco Film Project
Cameron Diaz takes a road trip to document real people's reactions to environmental problems, and find out what we can all do about it.
Words of Wisdom About the Ocean from Fabien Cousteau, Grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Fabien Cousteau offers advice on responsible seafood consumption and other words of wisdom about the oceans.
Pool Chemicals Cause Thousands of Illnesses
Thousands of illnesses result from mishandling hazardous pool chemicals every year in the U.S. Use these eight tips to avoid toxic results.
In San Francisco, "Lights Out" Could Soon Be City Policy
Both San Francisco and Baltimore are moving toward limiting unnecessary skyscraper lighting, in order to prevent migratory birds collisions, prevent light pollution and save energy.
Wanted: Pregnant Woman as Spokeswoman for Suspect Chemical
The chemical industry is trying to improve the image of Bisphenol A.
2009 Hurricane Names to Watch for, as Season Begins
The 2009 hurricane season officially starts June 1. Here's a look at outlooks, forecasts for the 2009 hurricane season, as well as a look at the record breaking 2008 tropical storm and hurricane season in retrospect.
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The 2009 Heart of Green Awards in the Media
The 2009 Heart of Green awards are being covered by Access Hollywood, among others.
Study: Northeast U.S. Most at Risk for Sea-Level Rise
If Antarctica's Western ice sheet and the Greenland ice sheets melt, it will affect Northeastern U.S. and North America most, and swamp U.S. coastal cities.
Study: Fewer Americans Eat Well and Exercise
A study shows that fewer Americans eat well, exercise and follow other basic health tips than did 20 years ago.
Tesla Recalls 345 Electric Vehicles
Tesla Motors has recalled 345 of its Tesla Roadster electric vehicles, because of a minor problem that requires a fix.
11 Lead-Free Lipsticks for Safer Kisses
Avoid lead in lipstick. These brands have been tested.
85% of the World's Oyster Reefs Are Gone (and the Remaining 15% Are Imperiled)
Only 15% of oysters remain and those oyster reefs are threatened by ocean acidification, as well as pre-existing threats, like overfishing, pollution and overdevelopment.
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics: Remove Toxic Traces from Shampoo
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is asking Johnson & Johnson to remove formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane from its children's shampoos, soaps, lotions and other bath products.
Good Omens for Troubled Cape Wind
Cape Wind, Cape Cod's proposed offshore wind farm, inches closer to complete, despite opposition.
Global Warming and Economic Prosperity: Boom or Bust?
If Antarctica's Western ice sheet melts, it will affect North America most, and swamp U.S. coastal cities.
Jennifer Canty, 2009 Heart of Green "Green Team Community Award"
Video of the acceptance speech of Jennifer Canty, a 2009 Heart of Green Award winner.
Laura Michalchyshyn, 2009 Heart of Green "Influencer" (for Planet Green)
Video of the acceptance speech of Laura Michalchyshyn, a 2009 Heart of Green Award winner.
Rit Aggarwala, 2009 Heart of Green "Visionary" (for New York City)
Video of the acceptance speech of Rit Aggarwala, a 2009 Heart of Green Award winner.
Maria Menounos, 2009 Heart of Green "Star Connection"
Video of the acceptance speech of Maria Menounos, a 2009 Heart of Green Award winner.
Summer Rayne Oakes, 2009 Heart of Green "Path Finder"
Video of the acceptance speech of Summer Rayne Oakes, a 2009 Heart of Green Award winner.