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Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 01:55 PM PDT

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Polar bear populations will decline even if emissions are stabilized...

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

Friday, Feb 20, 2015 at 02:18 PM PST

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study Mysterious Continent

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study Mysterious Continent

Scientists say the pristine, undisturbed icy continent can help us understand the early Earth — and where we might be headed.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 09:36 AM PDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution

Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 11:07 AM PST

California Drivers Use Fuel Made From Trash

California Drivers Use Fuel Made From Trash

A growing number of vehicles in California are relying on a surprising energy source to get around: trash. The methane gas drained from landfill waste is cheaper and cleaner than gasoline.

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 10:02 AM PDT

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona State...

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 01:48 PM PDT

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy suppliers. There have been...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 01:11 PM PDT

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. The most recent example occurred in mid-June when some towns in Alaska hit record highs. McGrath, Alaska, recorded...

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 06:44 AM PDT

Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than 40-percent to more than 70-percent. NBC's Chris Clackum reports on the resources available for...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 at 04:36 AM PDT

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel that can be manipulated by light, which could be used for drug delivery and tissue engineering...

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