2017-01-23T11:03:51ZLearn the dangers of phthalates and where to find cosmetics that are free of them.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZWind power: what is it, how does it work, and what are the pros and cons?
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZHydraulic fracturing is more commonly called fracking or hydrofracking. The term has been popularized due to controversies surrounding its use.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZRenewable energy is increasingly important as the world faces the threat of global warming. Find out more about the main sources of renewable energy.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZPublic water supplies in 42 U.S. states--the tap water millions of Americans drink every day--are contaminated with 141 unregulated chemicals for which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has never established safety standards, according to an investigation by the Environmental Working Group.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZThe majority of garbage that goes into landfills is biodegradable, but most landfills are too tightly packed for biodegradation to occur.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZA review of the environmental costs, including some benefits, associated with hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZCigarette butts are one of the most common forms of litter, but they are not harmless. Learn more about the environmental issues associated with them.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZGrilling over charcoal releases soot and other pollutants into the air and creates carcinogens in the smoke from the grill and the food itself.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZBreast cancer and common chemicals - Learn how chemicals in everyday products are linked to breast cancer, what governments are doing, and how to protect yourself.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZA simple, quick read summarizing global climate change, including what it is, how it happens, and what the consequences are.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZHydrogen burns clean and running vehicles with hydrogen fuel cells instead of oil would be a great step forward for the environment.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZAnswers to an important question when it comes to global climate change: what do we do to cause it?
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZMistletoe makes holiday romance democratic by making everyone equally kissable. But there is more to mistletoe than kissing and holiday merriment.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZAmerica Recycles Day takes place every year on November 15, with events that educate people about the benefits of recycling.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZCarbon taxes frequently make the news as environmentalists and governments try to slow global warming. Learn what a carbon tax is and how it works.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZDerived from plants, biofuels are renewable and cleaner than petroleum products, but many environmental experts agree on several drawbacks as well.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZFind out what mitigation means in the context of climate change, how it differs from adaptation, and see examples relevant to different industries.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZEthanol is a relatively low-cost alternative fuel. What are the benefits of ethanol? Are there any drawbacks to using ethanol blends?
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZMass whale strandings occur in many parts of the world, and scientists are still searching for the answers that will unlock this mystery.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZMaking your yard inviting to wildlife is easy but requires some planning. Learn what you need to do to attract wildlife around your home.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZLocavore is a term that is widely used to describe people who are committed to eating locally grown food for reasons ranging from better nutrition to supporting local farms and businesses to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But where did the word come from and how did it become part of our everyday language?
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZLearn whether air travel or car travel is best for the environment in terms of fuel efficiency, cost effectiveness and reducing your carbon footprint.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZFarmers markets offer consumers a direct link to the farmers and other producers who grow, raise and process their food.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZTropical rainforest plants have produced thousands of lifesaving drugs, yet the potential of rainforest medicinal plants has only barely been tapped.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZTraditional carpet cleaning solution contains chemicals that can damage health and the environment. Learn where to find healthier professional and do-it-yourself carpet cleaning options.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZPlastics recycling conserves natural resources, saves energy, and contributes to the economy. Recycled plastics is heavily used in manufacturing.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZThe Dust Bowl of the 1930s is considered by most experts to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.
2017-01-23T11:03:51ZHoneybee colonies are dying or disappearing in record numbers. What is causing the dramatic decline in honeybee populations in the U.S. and elsewhere?