Catholic and evangelical Christians are taking their fierce opposition to abortion and casting it in an environmental direction. They're rallying support for a new EPA rule to limit pollution from mercury.
As the global climate changes, one of the clearest manifestations of the change is in the disappearance or shrinking of the glaciers in the Himalayan mountain range. These glaciers provide fresh water to 40 percent of the Earth's population and their disappearance could be devastating.
Oregon's about to open its first marine reseve, off the coast of Port Orford. Now, scientists are trying to use the area to study the life cycle and patterns of fish, to try and get a better sense of how they live their lives.
Pedro and Buddy, two male penguins at the Toronto Zoo, had taken up nesting together, prompting some to say that this might be another examples of homosexuality in the animal kingdom. Zookeepers intervened, however, in order to breed the endangered species and now they're in the company of females.
The Environmental Protection Agency conducted a three-year study of wells in Wyoming near sites where hydraulic fracking has been conducted and found extensive contamination and a possible link to the the fracking process.
There was little hope that there would be an agreement coming out of the Durban Climate Summit last week, but China and the United States agreed to a deal to create a legally binding document to replace the Kyoto Treaty and regulate their carbon emissions.
As time runs out on the Durban Summit on Climate Change, hope is fading for the sort of landmark, legally binding treaty that was reached in Kyoto in 1997. That deal is expiring and there were hopes that a new one would be implemented.
Several new studies in recent months have added new complications that can be linked to over-exposure to pollution from automobile traffic.
At SUNY Syracuse, a graduate researcher is trying to raise fish on cafeteria scraps and then use their waste as fertilizer for plants, in a study to see how to help improve the food ecosystem on Earth.
About a decade ago, as Walmart suffered under increasingly negative publicity, the company set out on an effort to green its reputation — and make money in the process. Now, Walmart is leading a green revolution in China.