2016-10-24T11:03:38ZA simple discussion of the raw materials and processes used to produce ethanol.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZIt is hard to pinpoint the start, but meet the founders of the environmental movement in the United States in this summary of historical moments.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZWhat happens to your old cell phone after you upgrade to a new model? Do stores really recycle old cell phones, or refurbish them and give them to the poor, or do they just end up in landfills? Learn how you can ensure your old cell phone is recycled and put to good use instead of damaging the environment.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZBurning fallen leaves pollutes and causes health problems for many. Skipping the leaf fire may actually give you a nicer lawn and garden next spring.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZThe Dust Bowl of the 1930s is considered by most experts to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZFind out which environmental issues our expert ranks as the most concerning of our times.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZFind out what mitigation means in the context of climate change, how it differs from adaptation, and see examples relevant to different industries.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZTired of spending dozens of hours and hundreds of dollars mowing and maintaining your grass lawn? Low-cost, low-maintenance alternatives to grass lawns can free you from your lawn mower, save you money, and provide attractive green spaces without the need for toxic chemicals. Learn more about alternatives to grass lawns.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZRecycling used cell phones is good for the environment and can help bridge the digital divide in developing countries or raise money for charity. Learn how, why and where to recycle your used cell phones.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZThe sun is a virtually endless source of clean, renewable energy, which should make solar power a logical alternative to finite fossil fuels.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZEarth Day is an annual observance intended to raise awareness about a range of environmental issues and to inspire people to take action.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZAs ocean desalination plants are being built, environmentalists are expressing concerns about the long-term environmental effects of desalination.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZIn the upper atmosphere, ozone protects life on Earth. At ground level, ozone is a threat to human health, plants, and marine life.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZWant to fight global warming? These 10 simple actions will help you fight global warming by using energy wisely.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZWhy solar water heaters are good for the environment, and how solar water heaters can save consumers money.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZPlastic bags are hard on the environment, and paper bags aren't much better. Learn about better options you can start using right away.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZLocavore is the name given to people who take part in the growing local food movement. But what is a locavore exactly?
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZWhy recycle cell phones? That's easy. Recycling cell phones saves energy and conserves natural resources.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZA simple, quick read summarizing global climate change, including what it is, how it happens, and what the consequences are.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZThe Kyoto Agreement is a historically important international effort aimed at protecting the world's climates from greenhouse gases.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZThis list describes the worst oil spills in history, judged by the amount of oil released into the environment.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZTropical rainforest plants have produced thousands of lifesaving drugs, yet the potential of rainforest medicinal plants has only barely been tapped.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZEarth Day is celebrated every year in more than 180 nations worldwide, but who first had the idea for Earth Day and got the celebration started? Who invented Earth Day?
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZAmerica Recycles Day takes place every year on November 15, proclaimed by the president and celebrated in communities nationwide with events that educate people about the benefits of recycling and of purchasing products made from recycled materials.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZSmart cars are small and easy to park and maneuver in and out of city traffic, but just how safe and economical are they?
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZAnswers to an important question when it comes to global climate change: what do we do to cause it?
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZJunk mail is more than an annoyance, it clogs landfills as well as your mailbox. Learn how you can reduce the amount of junk mail you receive by 90%.
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZWorldwide, about 10,000 people are killed by lightning every year. What makes lightning so dangerous and how does it compare to other weather hazards?
2016-10-24T11:03:38ZA discussion about the use and safety of plastics, stainless steel, aluminum, and glass as materials for reusable water bottles.