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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the March 5 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Beautification Council member Joanne Sutch and President Ruben Flores presented a $2,500 check to the city for the renovation last year...
  • Russell Train dies at 92; conservationist was early head of EPA

    Russell Train dies at 92; conservationist was early head of EPA
    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...
  • Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones

     Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones
    There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
  • Debate erupts over elephant training as circus comes to town

    Debate erupts over elephant training as circus comes to town
    He stands on a grassy slope, right arm extended upward with an alfalfa treat, addressing his 4-ton companion in the tones of a tender friend. "You're a sweetie, aren't you? You're special," Mike McClure says. And Dolly plucks the treat from his hand,...
  • 'Earth Hour' celebrated tonight

    Tonight is the sixth annual Earth Hour, an event the World Wildlife Fund created to promote awareness of global climate change. Participants are encouraged to turn lights out for an hour at 8:30 p.m. Organizers are among those concerned fossil fuel...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...