This week marks the 43rd celebration of Earth Day, but what exactly is Earth Day, and how did it get started?
A survey scores institutions in 139 categories, including energy use, waste management, public engagement, innovation and green research.
In 7 simple (and inexpensive) steps you can transform your home life into one unburdened by the guilt that comes from waste, consumption and toxins.
Whether you want to save energy to save money or save the planet, there are many things you can do.
A new study links a shift in ocean chemistry caused by carbon dioxide emissions to massive oyster die-offs.
The goal of EE Week is to encourage active participation and learning about ecology.
Scientists thought the Amazon was too wet to burn, but a warming ocean is drawing away moisture.
Re-engineering the Mississippi River will stem catastrophic environmental losses while raising billions in value.
IBM-led research to create lithium-air electric vehicle batteries gets a boost from Japanese chemical companies toward the goal of 800 kilometers out of a full charge.
Fishermen and scientists report an excess of deformed or sickly sea life, and more than a million barrels of spilled oil remain “missing.”
On Earth Day, enjoy the tonic of fresh air, contact with the soil, and companionship with nature!
There are many ways to participate in Earth Day. Here are just a few of the events taking place across the country this week.
Fracking, mountaintop removal and offshore oil drilling are just a few of the top concerns facing the South in 2012.
Your aluminum baseball bat likely already has recycled aluminum in it.
As gas prices and eco-consciousness grow, more and more people are turning to alternative forms of transportation.
Eco-friendly eateries certified by the Green Restaurant Association.
When it comes to cost and global warming emissions, electric vehicles in the United States lead double lives, according to a new study.
Which cities show the most eco-friendly pride? In honor of Earth Day, T+L readers separate the composters from the posers to determine America's greenest cities.
Water demand for hydraulic fracturing is expected to increase to more than 6 billion gallons in 2015
While it’s always important to let some fresh air in, research by NASA found that many houseplants are capable of reducing harmful toxins in the air.
Trees are on the move thanks to the change in climate.
The world has experienced an "exceptional number of unprecedented extreme weather events" for the past decade.
Compost is black gold for you and your plants.
Two years after a failed U.S.-led push to ban international trade in polar bears, a U.N. convention that governs wildlife is taking another look at climate change.
When you’re breathing hard, you need to be smart about what kind of air you are taking in.
Melting glaciers are increasing biodiversity in mountain rivers, but species will be threatened when the glaciers are gone.
Honeybees have been mysteriously dying off worldwide, leaving crops languishing in the fields unpollinated.
The National Basketball Association's Suns became the latest professional sports franchise to tie its brand to environmental stewardship and renewable energy.