| May 12, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Village officials awarded six Tinley Park teenagers $1,000 scholarships "for providing outstanding community service while maintaining academic excellence."
The recipients were selected from 32 applications from eight schools, village officials said. It...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Water lettuce isn't a fancy green for salads; it is manatee food, capable of smothering a river and the focus of growing controversy.
Water lettuce is regarded officially as a destructive exotic from another country and appropriate for blasting on sight...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:20 PM
A Hollywood publicist couldn't have planned it better.
Just in time for the world premiere of "OR7 -- The Journey," a documentary about a photogenic gray wolf who stole hearts on his 2011 trek from Oregon to California, comes big news from wildlife...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Green projects have been blooming throughout Arlington Heights School District 25 this spring as a result of Green Canopy grants from the Arlington Heights Quasiquincentennial Committee.
Among the projects were creating a monarch butterfly garden, a...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...
| May 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
On a recent sweltering weekday morning, environmental scientist Rosi Dagit waded into the murky water at the mouth of the Los Angeles River. Leaning hard against the current and trying not to slip on the rocks, she began pulling a seine net across a...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66.
The daughter of William Purdum, an...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Each year, from approximately May to October, Florida’s coasts play host to some wonderful visitors, sea turtles, who come lay their eggs on our golden sands. To celebrate turtles, many Florida resorts feature nighttime walks to observe these...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:08 PM
FAU may land a prestigious new neuroscience degree program that promises to attract top students and researchers from around the world.
FAU's Jupiter campus is the proposed site of an International Max Planck Research School, a program where students...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Rachel Louise Carson was born 107 years ago today in Springdale, Pa. Google is celebrating the occasion with a Google Doodle of the author and environmentalist standing with her notebook amid a wild world filled with plants and creatures.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:20 AM
A coastal ecology course will be held over the summer in a partnership between Rappahannock Community College and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
The course includes three weeks of online academic work and two weeks of field work at VIMS,...