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EPA Plans Air Quality Tests at 62 U.S. Schools
USA Today has analyzed EPA data to find that many U.S. schools have unhealthy air quality because of their proximity to major polluting industries. Now the EPA will test the air at those schools.
America's Newest Wilderness System
Take a photographic tour of the National Landscape Conservation System, America's newest wilderness system.
The Future of U.S. Cars (Is Small)
Obama's plan to rescue U.S. automakers includes a requirement that Chrysler partner with Fiat, which would introduce a new fuel-efficient car to the U.S. market.
Government Grants for Energy Efficiency One Step Closer to You
The Obama Administration is dolling out government grant money for home improvements that improve energy efficiency.
Are Food Additives Altering Our Hormones?
A study highlights food additives that mimic estrogen and raises questions about the safety of some 3,000 additives on the market.
50+ New Species Discovered in Papua New Guinea
More than 50 new species, including jumping spiders, frogs and geckos, have been discovered by Conservation International in the wilds of Papua New Guinea.
Is Obama Going Soft on Carbon Cap-and-Trade?
Obama keeps energy as a top priority, but how committed is he to a greenhouse gas cap-and-trade regulation to counteract global warming?
8 Sexy Ways to Spend Earth Hour
Eight ideas for sexy things to do in the dark during Earth Hour.
That Acai Berry Diet Is a Scam! And So Is That One...And That One...And...
Beware e-mail offers of "free trials" for açai berry diets. The weight loss is a fiction, but the credit card bills are not.
4 New Species Discovered High in the Peruvian Andes
Four new species -- a mouse, two beetles and a plant -- have been discovered in the high altitude forests of the Andes in Peru.
The Art of Upcycling: 10 Amazing Cardboard Sculptures by Mark Langan
Mark Langan's art sculptures are made from old and recycled cardboard. His upcycled cardboard art is as amazing as it is green. Check out several impressive examples.
One in 3 U.S. Birds Is Imperiled
A new survey finds one third of U.S. birds in decline, but you can help. HEre's how.
Obama Administration Targets Roadblocks to Offshore Wind Energy Farms
The Obama Administration and offshore wind power.
Research on Peanut Allergies Cure Raises Fresh Safety Questions
Robyn O'Brien takes a look at recent research on a cure for peanut allergies in children, and how safe the testing has been, as well as the risks.
10 Green Media Success Stories: Reaching A Mainstream Audience
Ten people, media organizations or advertising campaigns that had a real impact for protecting the environment and promoting green living.
40 Inspiring Stories of Real People Making a Difference
Profiles of the nominees for The Daily Green's Heart of Green Awards in the Local Hero category. Nominate your local hero and see them celebrated for their good work to protect the environment and help regular people go green.
Schwarzenegger Announces California Green Corps
Schwarzenegger Announces California Green Corps.
6 Steps to a Greener Baby Nursery
Since your little one will be spending a ton of time in his new nursery, you'll want to take extra precautions with what you stick in there.
Alice Waters Featured on 60 Minutes
Watch Alice Waters on 60 Minutes.
Not Politics as Usual: 10 Political Forces Making Green Go Mainstream
Nominees for the 2009 Heart of Green Politics Award, from Energy Secretary Stephen Chu, T. Boone Pickens and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to the polar bear and the 69,456,897 voters who chose President Obama.
Sunoco Will Stop Selling Bisphenol A for Use in Children's Food Products
Sunoco will stop selling Bisphenol A for use in food packaging that goes to children and babies.
Are You Eligible for $6,500 In Home Energy Improvements?
The Obama Administration is releasing the first round of money for home energy efficiency improvements.
Shampoos and Other Children's Bath Products Have Toxic Ingredients That Aren't on the Label
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics says many children's shampoos, soaps, lotions and other bath products have formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane, two suspect chemicals. The industry denies any health risk.
DIY Backyard Beekeeping: A Guide for Beginners
How to start keeping bees in your backyard. First steps to becoming a backyard beekeeper.
With Global Warming, It's Water, Water Everywhere... Except There, There and There
Global warming science tells us more about drought in U.S. west and sea level rise and ocean acidification, and there's strong federal action even while some pioneering states lose ground.
30 Days of Green: Choose Green Fashion
30 Days of Green promotion has The Daily Green joining forces with Ebay's new Green Team to offer tips on green fashion.
Eggs From Free-Range, Pasture-Raised Chickens Are More Nutritious
Most Chicken And Egg Labels Have No Rules To Back Them
Are You Ready to Pay a Mileage Tax?
Congress is considering a mileage tax to fund highway and bridge improvements, but is a gas tax better? And what about public transportation?
5 Free (or Almost Free) Vacations
Free and inexpensive eco-themed vacations.
6 More Companies to Stop Using Bisphenol A
Six more companies have pledged to stop selling baby bottles and other products for babies that contain Bisphenol A.
School Lunch Nutrition Standards Haven't Been Updated in 30 Years
Congress is likely to improve the nutrition of school lunch offerings by banning junk foods even as supplements to healthier main dishes. But will Obama and his allies be strong enough to ward off the junk food lobby?
The Obama Administration's Radically Different Culture on Climate Science
The days of the Bush administration's suppression of global warming science are over, leaving environmentalists with fresh hope for real action on climate change.
Some Estrogen with Your Energy Drink?
Bisphenol A has been found in soft drinks, particularly energy drinks, at high levels, with unknown consequences for the millions who consume copious amounts of the drinks, along with a little dose of estrogen-like hormone.
New Ratings Out for the Greenest Cars
Check out the ratings from Greenopia on the greenest cars, from the Prius to VW clean diesel. Get the best value in mpg, emissions and more.
3 Major Reports Paint Same Picture: Ocean Fish Are Rapidly in Decline
Three new reports paint a picture of ocean fish in rapid decline due to overfishing, climate change, acidification, habitat destruction and pollution -- and U.S. taxpayer subsidies.
Volunteer to Help Clean Up a Local River
The American Rivers group is organizing volunteers around the country for its annual river cleanup. Here's how to join up and other details.
Civil Disobedience Closes Coal Plant and Highlights Global Warming Risks
Climate change protesters launched a civil disobedience protest at the nation's capital coal-fired power plant Monday.
How Investing in School Lunch Is Economic Stimulus
In a speech USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack outlined many priorities for the USDA, including school lunch nutrition, small farm and specialty crop promotion and biofuels.
High Energy Future: The Nuts and Bolts of the Obama Renewable Energy Budget
Carbon trading, taxes on oil companies, a relaunch of Superfund and much more are in store from Obama's energy policy, as well as increased support for renewable energy.
7 Questions to Ask Before Buying Clothes and Jewelry
Ask these seven questions before buying jewelry or clothing, and you'll make sure your fashion choices are ethical and environmentally sound. (And you can still look great.)
Your Tax Cuts Will Come Courtesy of Carbon Cap-and-Trade
President Obama will tie middle class tax cuts to a carbon cap and trade regulation to combat global warming.
Obama Identifies an Axis of Energy U.S. Must Confront
In his first address before a joint session of Congress, President Obama identified energy as the NO. 1 priority, and he said American must out-compete renewable energy and energy efficiency leaders like China, Germany, Japan and South Korea.
Global Warming Gets Obama Administration Attention, Despite Economy
With Hillary Clinton in China, Obama in Canada and the U.S. set to regulate carbon dioxide at home, the fight against global warming is kicking up ... but the ravages of climate change are also evident in California particularly.
Organic Cotton T-Shirts and Jeans ... From Kmart?
Kmart and Wal-mart will begin selling more organic cotton tshirts, jeans and other products, bringing eco-sustainable products to the mainstream.
Global Warming Speeding Up: Scientist
Global warming is speeding up, according to new reports, but the Obama Administration is at least investing in ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and produce more energy from renewable energy and energy efficiency.
7 Questions to Ask Before Buying Electronics
What does it mean to be a sustainable consumer when you're buying electronics like televisions, computers, mp3s, etc.?
Special Court: Autism-Vaccine Link "Speculative and Unpersuasive"
Several legal cases have been decided against parents who believed thimerosol, the mercury preservative in some vaccines, had caused their children's autism.
Will Obama Jump-start Home Gardening and Local Farming?
USDA secretary Tom Vilsack is planting a new community garden. Will he amp up USDA policies so that community agriculture and home gardens get federal support, instead of industrialized corn?
Out of Work? How About Moving to Antarctica?
Want green jobs? Antarctica has them ... if you want them.
The Antithesis of Greenwashing: "Greendirtying"
Summer Rayne Oakes' book party for Style, Naturally demonstrates greendirtying - a new coinage describing the opposite of greenwashing. It's bringing authentic green to a mainstream audience.