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Study: 98% of Products' Green Claims Are Misleading
TerraChoice's 7 Sins of Greenwashing report outlines all the ways marketers deceive people trying to buy green products.
California to Exceed "Energy Star" Energy Efficiency Standards on TVs
California could set energy efficiency standards for televisions that exceed even the new federal Energy Star standards.
Lack of Vitamin A or Vitamin C Is Linked to Asthma
A lack of vitamin a or vitamin c seems linked to asthma incidence, according to a new study. Find top real food sources of vitamin a and vitamin c.
How to Make a Backyard Bird Garden
Tips for making a bird garden, buying shade grown coffee and other ways to help birds in your backyard from the National Audubon Society.
The Eco-Pig Book: Pork Barrel Spending on Environmental Projects
Millions of taxpayer dollars are being spent on pork barrel projects related to the environment, according to the 2009 Pig Book, the Citizens Against Government Waste's annual accounting of pork barrel spending.
The "Piven Principle" and How to Avoid Eating Mercury-Contaminated Fish
Jeremy Piven's bought of mercury poisoning, after eating a lot of sushi, has raised awareness about mercury-contaminated fish. Here's how to avoid eating too much mercury when you eat fish.
FDA's "Safe" Label for Bisphenol A Comes Under Fire by International Scientists
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.
"Many Strong Voices" Plead the Case of Threatened Indigenous Nations to Those Responsible for Global Warming
Many Strong Voices is a group of indigenous leaders from Arctic and island nations most affected by global warming. The leaders are calling on the world to address climate change since it threatens their people and homelands the most.
Higher Rates of Autism Found Near Toxic Waste Sites
Autism rates are higher for those living and going to school near toxic waste sites, suggesting that the environment plays a role, in addition to genetics, in the incidence of autism spectrum disorders.
The Color of Money: 10 Visionaries Building the Market for Green Consumers
Honorees in the business/consumer category for the 2009 Heart of Green business award. They help make green go mainstream.
Arctic Sea Ice Reached Record Low This Winter
Global warming has resulted in the smallest amont of refreezin in the Arctcic winter in February 2009 than in any previous year on record.
5 Fuel-Efficient Little Cars That Dazzled The New York Auto Show
Four small fuel-efficient cars pulled in honors or honorable mentions at the 2009 New York Auto Show, including the World Car of the Year and Green Car of the Year and Design awards.
Bill in Congress Would Aid Migratory Birds
After a new survey found one third of U.S. birds in decline, Congress is considering help for migratory birds. You can help. Here's how.
Salmon Collapse Prompts Second Year of Fishing Ban
With the fishing season closed for a second year, wild chinook salmon are in worse shape than previously thought, as the fishery collapses, according to research that indicates the population of fish has been inflated by hatchery-raised fish.
Video: DIY Green Cleaning Really Works
Brian Clark Howard discusses green cleaning DIY recipes and brands on ABC News Now.
Go Thrashers! Go Heat! Go Green!
Two national sports arenas receive LEED certification.
McDonald's Aims for a Low-Pesticide Potato for Its French Fries
McDonald's will survey potato producers in an effort to reduce the use of pesticides on potatoes that are used to make McDonald's famous French fries.
Vanity Fair Cancels Green Issue
Another sign of the economy hurting green media or a sign that all media is reporting green.
Will Global Warming Doom Maple Syrup?
Maple syrup may lose out to global warming. As the change of seasons unfolds unpredictably, the first farmers to feel the pain of climate change may be maple tree tappers.
Perchlorate Found In Baby Formula
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found unhealthy levels of perchlorate in baby food.
Obama Asserts Global Leadership on Global Warming
Obama exerts serious international leadership about global warming policy, while Democrats in Congress pass a budget and introduce legislation to make good on the president's global promises.
Court Rules That Dairies Can't Label Milk "Hormone-Free"
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.
Obama Cuts Down Cherry Tree to Plant White House Garden
Obama plants a White House garden by bulldozing an historic cherry tree. April Fools
The Godparents of Green: 10 Defenders of Children's Health and Well-Being
10 Heart of Green nominees looking out for children's health and well-being by reducing toxic exposure to chemicals, improving natural diets and fighting Nature Deficit Disorder.
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.