Living on Earth
Energy companies around the United States are installing smart meters to cut back on energy costs and usage. Privacy advocates are getting nervous.
Food prices are rising, dictators are falling and it's all interconnected with global security, according to Lester Brown.
Coal is one of the cheapest energy sources in the world, if you ignore the environmental costs and other externalities.
Guatemalan school children helped create a new schoolhouse out of discarded plastic bottles and other trash.
Gulf Coast residents are experiencing a host of health problems, and the BP oil spill may be to blame.
The village of Gresham, Wisconsin, is trying a novel way of getting rid of wastewater: Poo-Gloos, like igloos for sewage.
Human activity is raising the noise levels in the ocean, which could threaten the lives of dolphins and endangered whales.
Laws protecting endangered species and regulating pesticides could drastically change because of a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency.
The federal government is rethinking how much fluoride should be put in drinking water. Anti-fluoridation activists feel vindicated.
The SVF Foundation farm in Newport, Rhode Island, freezes animal embryos to save endangered heritage species from extinction.