FDA ordered to Examine Antibio...

Apr 12, 2012 by

From the ASPCA Blog On March 22, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must address the overuse of...

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Lessons from the Elgin gas lea...

Apr 8, 2012 by

Ten days after the leak began, Total is still struggling to contain the gas pouring from its North Sea Elgin platform, citing bad...

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Reflections on a Thirsty Plane...

Apr 4, 2012 by

By Sandra Postel of National Geographic’s Freshwater Initiative Water, I have learned, means different things to different...

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Lessons from Fukushima nuclear...

Mar 15, 2012 by

“While triggered by the tragic March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the Fukushima disaster was ultimately caused by the Japanese...

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China says ‘no’ to...

Feb 13, 2012 by

The origins of rice cultivation can be traced to the valleys of China’s Yangtze River, with some estimates putting it at over...

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The Music of Trees

Feb 9, 2012 by

From Michelle Werts for American Forests As covered in the autumn issue of American Forests, tree rings tell compelling stories. Far...

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Top Spot for HP in New Guide t...

Dec 8, 2011 by

We just released a new version of the Guide to Greener Electronics, which this time ranks 15 gadget and electronics companies on...

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Mattel ends rainforest destruc...

Nov 8, 2011 by

On October 5, 2011, after a four month Greenpeace campaign, Mattel has instructed its suppliers to avoid wood fiber from...

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FADs and Long-lines: Two Dirty...

Sep 27, 2011 by

What is the cost of unrestrained consumption? The environment is paying dearly and the supply of ocean provided food is dwindling....

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When MurdochGate Met ClimateGa...

Jul 20, 2011 by

From Keith Olbermann I’m cross-posting this from our Current website because, well, because. And because the Murdoch...

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Native Wild Flowers – a ...

Jun 29, 2011 by

These days many of us are caught up in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives hardly noticing the goings on in a forest or swamp....

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Terraform Earth

Jun 8, 2011 by

“Terra-forming” – that’s a theory about taking a world like mars and making it Earth-like. It’s a fascinating scientific...

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Getting to know the world we s...

Mar 16, 2011 by

The art of exploration isn’t gone. As a matter of fact, it’s alive and well. The trick is simply being curious, then satisfying the...

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They live right beside us R...

Mar 12, 2011 by

I have always been amazed by nature, I mean the closer you look the more you see! Ironically, so few of us in our busy lives actually...

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Greenpeace: Inspiring Action

Mar 9, 2011 by

This is the only planet we have. This earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions… It needs change… It needs action…...

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How far is Chernobyl?

Feb 23, 2011 by

Chernobyl nuclear Power Plant was located on the outskirts of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat. April 26th 1986 is the day on which the...

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10 green New Year’s reso...

Jan 19, 2011 by

From Greenpeace: We asked on Greenpeace’s Facebook page what your green New Year’s resolutions were – and there...

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A Justification of Habit

Jan 18, 2011 by

It was just a matter of time. It was an unconscionable denial of inevitability. When I filmed and reported the oil disaster in the...

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Kayak down the lazy river with...

Nov 23, 2010 by

Mark Fraser shows us how much you can see from the quiet of a kayak on a smooth-running flat river in spring. River systems become...

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The health of the ocean: What&...

Sep 22, 2010 by

By Ford Cochran of National Geographic National Geographic hosted a live recording of National Public Radio‘s Talk of the...

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Give Earth a Hand

Sep 9, 2010 by

This fragile Earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs you. Many, many special thanks to: Avion...

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Yeah, it’s BP’s fa...

Jun 1, 2010 by

Don’t get me wrong. I fervently believe that BP should bear every single dollar cost of the clean up of the disaster they...

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