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6 Eco Myths Debunked
The six greatest environmental myths debunked by Factcheck.org, the recipient of a 2009 Webby.
6 Tips to Green Your Baby Shower
Take care of the mom-to-be and Mother Earth with these tips for an eco-friendly baby shower from The Daily Green.
A Woman's Body Burden: Dozens of Man-Made Chemicals
A new study finds as many as 45 different manmade chemicals in the blood of women.
The Voice on the Hudson
Pete Seeger 90th birthday party at Madison Square Garden inspires with Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello and more.
The Snack That Requires 4 Hours at the Gym to Burn Off
It would take four hours at the gym to work off the 2,000 calorie Oh Fudge! shake from Cold Stone Creamery.
4 Hurricane Names Retired After Record-Setting 2008 Storm Season
Four hurricane names used in 2008 - Hurricanes Ike, Gustav, Paloma and Alma - will be retired because those storms were record-setting, deadly, destructive, costly or some combination thereof.
Enjoy Nature and Support Native Plants for NYC Wildflower Week!
Discover the joys and benefits of wildflowers and other native plants by participating in New York City's annual Wildflower Week.
Win a Stylish Bamboo Utensil Set!
Win a reusable bamboo utensil kit from To-Go Ware's new RePEaT line of reusable, portable flatware kits.
Your Tuna Is Getting More Toxic
A new study has alarming conclusions about mercury in tuna and other Pacific fish. Toxic mercury contamination in canned tuna and other fish has increased 30% and will increase another 50% without action to curb coal-fired industry in China.
You Are What You Eat (But Also What It Was Packaged In)
Study: PFOS and PFOA are found in human blood because of food packaging, and both chemicals have been linked to serious health problems, including female infertility.
10 of the World's Worst Energy Disasters
The Kuwait Oil Fires
The Kuwaiti oil fires, started during the Gulf War Operation Iraqi Freedom, were some of the worst oil fires ever set.
Obama Wants to Use Existing Treaty to Fight Global Warming Internationally
Obama wants to use the Montreal Protocol designed to preserve the Earth's ozone layer to tackle global warming.
100 Cities: The Best and Worst Air Quality
The State of the Air report from the American Lung Association shows air pollution continues to be unhealthy and dangerous for most of America.
In Latest Round of Tests, 10 of 13 Toys Have Low Levels of Toxic Stuff (But Those Other 3...)
A new analysis finds that some children's products for sale today contain unhealthy levels of lead, bromine, chlorine, arsenic and other potentially toxic substances.
The Greenest 100 Days, Part 4
President Obama's First 100 Days have been marked by extraordinary actions to benefit the environment, including billions set aside for environmental initiatives as part of the economic stimulus.
The Greenest 100 Days, Part 3
President Obama's First 100 Days have been marked by extraordinary actions to benefit the environment, including wilderness protection, international leadership on climate change and support for organic farming, gardening and bees.
The Greenest 100 Days, Part 2
President Obama's First 100 Days have been marked by extraordinary actions to benefit the environment, including the selection of a very green suite of cabinet members, secretaries and advisers.
The Greenest 100 Days, Part 1
President Obama's First 100 Days have been marked by extraordinary actions to benefit the environment, from renewable energy and energy efficiency tax credits, to global warming action to reduction of toxic chemical exposure.
Obama Reverses Bush Rule On Mountaintop Removal Mining
Obama has reversed course on a Bush rule, and made it harder for Mountaintop removal mining to produce coal and destroy streams in Appalachia. Here's why that's a good bet.
Alfalfa Sprouts: FDA and CDC Warn Against Eating Raw Sprouts
Consumers should eat no alfalfa sprouts or sprout blends because of an ongoing salmonella outbreak.
Obama Envisions "Solar Cells as Cheap as Paint" and "Green Buildings That Produce All the Energy They Consume"
Obama talks science policy.
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Parkinson's Disease
A new study links pesticide exposure to Parkinson's disease.
60 Minutes Examines Clean Coal
60 Minutes examines the clean coal issue, with interviews with boty Duke Energy's CEO and James Hansen the NASA climate scientist.
Swine Flu, Factory Pig Farms and the Pandemic Waiting to Happen
Conservation medicine may explain the outbreak of swine flu. Experts have long warned that factory pig farms could produce new viral mixtures that might infect humans and turn into global pandemics.
A "Hormone-Free" Milk Labeling Victory
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has vetoed a bill that would have muddled hormone-free milk labeling.
The Daily Green's 2009 Heart of Green Lifetime Achievement Winner
Frances Beinecke, president of NRDC, is a pivotal leader on the most pressing environmental issues of the day. She is The Daily Green's 2009 Heart of Green Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
The Daily Green's 2009 Heart of Green Award Winners
The winners of the 2009 Heart of Green Awards from The Daily Green.
How to Get Started with Solar Power
Get the low-down on home solar power, from solar panels to inverters, installers and much more. Generate your own clean power!
9 Sustainable Food Leaders
NRDC announces finalists in its first annual "Growing Green" awards.
Is That Food in Season? New Web Tool Tells You
An NRDC widget lets you search by state and season to find out if your produce could possibly be grown locally.
Obama's Earth Day Message: Full Transcript
Obama lays out his energy efficiency, renewable energy and global warming agenda, at an Earth Day address at a windmill turbine manufacturing plant in Iowa.
The 2009 Heart of Green Awards
The Daily Green's 2009 Heart of Green Awards recognize people who have brought green to the mainstream. Read about all the inspiring nominees.
Mass Inspiration: 3 Celebrity Women Driving Green Into the Mainstream
Alicia Silverstone, Maria Menounos and Gloria Reuben are honored with 2009 Heart of Green Awards from The Daily Green.
Farming In the City
Absolut Video promotion featuring celebrity chefs and ingredients from urban farms -- specifically New York City farms.
A Proposal to Separate Fast Food and Schools
A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that fast-food restaurants nearby to schools, one-tenth a mile or about one city block, play a role in obesity in students
Frosted Mini-Wheats Improve Kids' Attention Spans?! Well, No.
Kellogg has admitted that its advertising campaign, claiming Frosted Mini-Wheats helped kids learn, was false and misleading.
Earth Day Facts and Tips
Go green on Earth Day with these facts and tips. Dozens of ways to go green on Earth Day, from the home to food.
11 Earth Day Discounts
Discounts offered in the name of Earth Day.
Selling Earth Day, Part 1
Strange Earth Day promotions companies are using during Earth Day.
Get Gorgeous with New Natural Beauty Products
New natural beauty products bring gorgeous organic makeup and personal care products with a sustainable message, including recycling, work with nonprofits and other initiatives.
Earth Day Deals and Squeals, Part 2
Strange Earth Day promotions companies are using during Earth Day.
Report: Lead Poisoning Threatens Adults, Too
Lead poisoning can be a problem for adults, as well as children. Here are the occupations and activities most likely to result in lead exposure, and what you can do about it.
Another Reason To Breast Feed: Mom's Health
More benefits to breast feeding are identified, as scientists describe heart health benefits for women long after they have breast fed. Heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular disease rates were lower.
Bisphenol A Reporting Team Is Finalist for Pulitzer
The FDA's approval of Bisphenol A for use in a wide variety of food and consumer products is coming under fire because of the controversial industry-funded science it relied on to make its determination.
Creating a Plug-In Hybrid School Bus
Stephen Chu is throwing $10 million at the production of plug-in hybrid school buses to reduce global warming pollution and clean the air for school children.
In Antarctica, New Limits on Eco-Disaster Tourism
Tourism to Antarctica is being cut back to protect the icy continent, as it suffers from global warming.
At Time of Conception, It's Man and Woman...and 300 Manmade Chemicals
Research suggests that birth defects may be triggered by trace amounts of pesticides in drinking water, making the calendar date of conception a potentially important indicator of fetal health.
A One-Ton Reason to Lose Weight: The Global Climate
A new study blames fat people for more greenhouse gas emissions than thin people, making obesity a cause of global warming.
The Lead Poisoning Prevention Diet
Lead poisoning damages the brain and heart and more, so if lead poisoning is a problem in your household, these recipes with calcium and iron superfoods will help reduce the damage.
Lead Poisoning Damages Hearts and Brains
Children exposed to lead at very low levels showed signs of cardiovascular stress that could lead to significant adult health problems, like hypertension.