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  • Madagascar's wildlife -- including some newly discovered species -- imperiled by unrest, WWF says

     
    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...
  • SoCal Landmarks Turn off the Power for Earth Hour 2012

    SoCal Landmarks Turn off the Power for Earth Hour 2012
    SANTA MONICA (KTLA) -- Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier shut off the lights on its world-famous Ferris wheel Saturday night in honor of the sixth annual Earth Hour. For just one hour, iconic landmarks across Southern California shut off the power...
  • The new meat: Meat with panache, Protein with panache, Meat goes natural

    The new meat: Meat with panache, Protein with panache, Meat goes natural
    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...
  • The new meat

    The new meat
    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...
  • Lights go out for Earth Hour

    Lights go out for Earth Hour
    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...
  • Hey, that's not bamboo! Panda caught on video eating animal

    Hey, that's not bamboo! Panda caught on video eating animal
    Oh, panda's are so cute. Well, not this one. Researchers at the Wanglong Nature Reserve in southwest Sichuan Province were surprised to catch one on video gnawing on the bones and eating the meat of a gnu. Pandas mostly eat bamboo.   The World Wildlife...
  • Cotton that's kinder to the planet

    Cotton that's kinder to the planet
    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...
  • Jason Earles co-hosts Disney Friends for Change Games, stars in 'Kickin' It'

    Jason Earles co-hosts Disney Friends for Change Games, stars in 'Kickin' It'
    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...
  • Progress toward sustainable meat trots along with recent developments

    Progress toward sustainable meat trots along with recent developments
    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...
  • Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins

    Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins
    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...
  • 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...