| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:55 PM
There's a new ship in the harbor - at least for another day. Rainbow Warrior III, the signature vessel of Greenpeace, cruised into Baltimore Monday on its maiden voyage to the United States.
It's the third ship to bear that name - the first was...
| Mar 1, 2012
Built during the early part of the last century to satisfy Chicago's growing demand for electricity, two of the nation's oldest coal-fired power plants will shut down amid concerns about lung-damaging air pollution and competition from cleaner, less-...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Ten years ago Monday, scenes out of Baltimore gripped the nation and much of the world when a CSX freight train carrying hazardous cargo derailed and caught fire in the century-old tunnel that winds below downtown.
For a week much downtown activity...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways.
The state has spent...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:58 PM
The small, plastic train, poking out between the rocks, looked like any toy lost on the beach. It measured a few inches long, small enough to tumble out of a pocket or purse, with four thin wheels and rear-end contours hinting at where other cars should...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, a retired career naval officer who was active in Upper Chesapeake Bay environmental matters and other issues, died March 17 from complications of a blood clot at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Broadmead retirement...
| Feb 7, 2011
Timothy Hutton's Groupon Super Bowl ad: Were the Tibet jokes in poor taste?...
| Apr 12, 2011
One of the nation's largest supermarket chains has claimed the top spot in the Greenpeace seafood sustainability report, released Tuesday. Safeway, which operates more than 1,700 stores under various names, including Vons, was praised for discontinuing...
| Apr 12, 2011
Early in his new documentary film, “Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist,” Peter Brown, a 30-year veteran of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, assesses the group’s strategy. “Our job,” he says, “is to manufacture...
| Apr 22, 2011
Clicking on all those viral videos, chain emails, celebrity tweets and paparazzi photos online sucks up enough energy to rank the Internet –- if it were a country -– fifth in the world for electricity use. That’s more power than......
| Jun 7, 2011
El Segundo police Tuesday were seeking the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly followed a woman as she drove her car, exposed himself to her in a parking lot and followed her as she fled into a store.......