| Jun 7, 2011
JOHANNESBURG — From giant palm trees to mouse-sized lemurs, unique plants and animals are threatened on Madagascar as political deadlock drags on after a 2009 coup. The World Wildlife Fund conservation group drew attention to the Indian Ocean...
| Jan 12, 2011
Even as more Americans embrace sustainable food, meats often remain the final frontier. Grass-fed, pastured and organic meats can produce wonderful meals, but they can be hard to find, more expensive and a challenge to cook just right.
Still, with a...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Even as more Americans embrace sustainable food, meats often remain the final frontier. Grass-fed, pastured and organic meats can produce wonderful meals, but they can be hard to find, more expensive and a challenge to cook right.
Still, with a recent...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Lights blinked off in Chicago and around the world tonight to mark Earth Hour, an international effort to raise awareness about climate change.
From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time around the globe lights were turned off in landmarks, businesses and...
| Jun 19, 2011
Leather, tulle and silk may be the stuff of runway dreams, but when it comes to most U.S. apparel, cotton is king. Almost 75% of clothing sold in the U.S. contains at least some of the tufty fiber, according to the 2010 Cotton Inc. Retail Monitor, a...
| Jun 22, 2011
Jason Earles is taking on two more prominent roles on Disney television shows. The 34-year-old actor has moved from his supporting role as Hannah Montana's brother, Jackson Stewart, to play a mentor on his new Disney XD series, 'Kickin' It,' and co-host...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:57 AM
If you’ve been hoping for an update on sustainable meat news, you're in luck because here it is:
In recent days and months an increasing number of food companies including Smithfield, McDonald’s, Bon Appetit Management and Hormel have...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you.
Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Los Angeles Zoo officials say the death of rare baby Sumatran tiger was "very unexpected," given that the mother has never lost a cub since 2005.
Zookeepers found the tiger cub dead Monday morning, apparently of head trauma. The cub was one of three baby...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Russell Train, an important American conservationist and former tax court judge who helped craft some of the nation's early and enduring environmental laws, has died. He was 92.
Train, who led the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s, died Monday...