23 May 2013 | 5:47 pm
The revival is partly based on the humble sour fruit's growing reputation as a superfood. And in Michigan, a scientist is on a quest to introduce a whole new world of hardier, tastier tart cherries by breeding American trees with[…]Read more...
NYT > Environment
23 May 2013 | 5:11 pm
Slow lorises in the deep dark of the Vietnamese forest are probably wise to avoid the scientist who wanders by with a flashlight and a notebook. There are other humans about with less noble intentions.Read more...
NRDC: Environmental News/Media Center Feed
22 May 2013 | 1:00 am
SAN FRANCISCO (May 22, 2013) – The state of California issued new rules today that will greatly reduce the amount of dangerous mercury sent to landfills and incinerators each year due to the improper disposal of old mercury-laden thermostats. The[…]Read more...
Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
21 May 2013 | 11:24 am
The High Plains (also known as Ogallala) aquifer underlies more than 170,000 square miles of the United States. Aquifers are water storage areas that are made up of bodies of permeable rock that contain and transmit groundwater. The High Plains[…]Read more...
Environmental News Network - Spotlight
22 Apr 2013 | 2:07 pm
Wicket, an eight year-old black lab-cross wearing a red vest emblazoned with the words "Search Dog", came to a sudden stop at the base of a thick willow tree, turning and sitting in one swift motion, and awaited her reward[…]Read more...
4 Mar 2013 | 7:53 pm
The battle over climate change is heating up in Washington – as President Barack Obama’s nomination of Gina McCarthy to lead the EPAsets the stage for a struggle over regulations intended to reduce carbon dioxide and other emissions.Read more...