Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:16:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:16:00 -0400The president is set to sign an order Friday that aims to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas, and possibly reverse the designation of some marine sanctuaries.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:06:00 -0400People often remember tensions between African-Americans, white police officers and Korean business owners. That story gets more complicated when you step into a predominantly Latino neighborhood.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:20:00 -0400In Florida, an effort is underway to remove more than million cubic feet of muck sullying the Indian River Lagoon, considered North America's most biologically diverse estuary. It's a mess.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:15:00 -0400Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. That's because avocados grow year-round in Mexico's climate, but not California's. Researchers are working to change that.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:00 -0400Appliance makers and home builders are in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the energy efficiency program. Energy Star is among 50 EPA programs that would be eliminated under the president's budget plan.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0400Long before it became a "superfood" in the U.S., schisandra was made into soups and jams and prized as a medicinal plant. Now the berry is at the center of a dramatic new approach to conservation.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:03:00 -0400Rachel Martin speaks with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former chairman of the Sierra Club Carl Pope about how cities should respond to climate change. Their book is Climate of Hope.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:37:00 -0400By early next year, Beijing will require automakers in China to ensure that at least 8 percent of all vehicles they manufacture are electric.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:00 -0400In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400A technology competition seeks solutions to Lake Erie's biggest problems, including harmful algae blooms and aging water systems. Teams in cities around the region are competing for thousands of dollars in prize money and consulting services to create apps and other tools.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400As more homeowners install solar they're using less energy from their utilities, which in turn hurts their business. One utility in Colorado has forged a deal that may be a model for other states.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:53:45 -0400This weeks #NPRpoetry Twitter submissions celebrate Mother Earth.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:00:30 -0400Digesters convert livestock manure into electricity. Farmers can use it to power their operations or even sell some back to the grid. But some have found the technology too pricey to maintain.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:37:00 -0400Nomadic herders who live across West Africa are having to travel further and further south for their cows to graze. Some are letting cows graze on cropland, leading to deadly conflicts with farmers.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400Thousands of scientists and their supporters took to the streets to advocate for public support for science and technology today in Washington, D.C., and other cities around the country.