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  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    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...
  • Elgin preschool teaching green methods

     
    Young children darted around the grounds of their preschool Tuesday, collecting stray trash that settled in the grass and trees. The activity is one of …...
  • Caught on camera: Rare snow leopard

     
    A rare snow leopard was caught on camera near the border between India and Pakistan, reassuring conservationists that one of the most endangered big cats in the world still roams the Himalayan region. Every day on WorldNow we choose a striking photo...
  • U.N. Durban climate conference wrangles over funds for poor nations

     
    DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — International climate negotiators were at odds Tuesday on how to raise billions of dollars to help poor countries cope with global warming. A major shipping group is willing to help, endorsing a proposal for a carbon...
  • Forever 21 T-shirts with a World Wildlife Fund twist

     
    Add the World Wildlife Fund to Forever 21's quirky collaborations (remember last year's kiddie-cum-hipster Minnie Mouse/Disney capsule collection?). With this latest alliance, the L.A.-based chain chain is giving back, joining with the nonprofit WWF,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Miranda Richardson talks about her environmentalism

     
    Being an actress, it’s only natural that much of what Miranda Richardson knew about sea turtles came from the movies. “From childhood, I still remember that horrific sequence from ‘Suddenly, Last Summer’ (1959) where the baby...
  • WindMade label for wind-powered companies debuts in U.S.

     
    Add another certification system to the growing pile of green laurels, eco-friendly standards and sustainability seals that wannabe environmentalist companies can strive for. This fall, businesses can apply for certification from the new WindMade...
  • Mattel, under siege, promises new rain forest packaging policy

     
    Toy maker Mattel, under siege by environmental critics, announced Friday that it would develop a new policy to make its packaging suppliers “commit to sustainable forestry management practices.” Greenpeace, which launched a global campaign...
  • Disney Friends for Change Games begin airing June 24 on Disney Channel

     
    Disney Friends for Change Games, the successor to the 2007 and 2008 Disney Channel Games filmed in Orlando, will begin airing June 24. The games were taped in Los Angeles in March. Viewers can expect a format similar to the 2007 games with Friends for...
  • Climate change: Arctic ice melting faster, sea level to rise more, report says

     
    "I'm not sure what is more alarming, the glacial pace of Congress to reduce carbon pollution or the astounding rate of melting Arctic ice."...
  • A shrinking polar bear necessity

     
    It's a tough time to be a polar bear. Mike Campbell of the Anchorage Daily News in Alaska has a report on the shrinking sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Here's how it starts: The surface area of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank this winter to one of its...