environment

climate change

Study: Mass Extinction Under Way, And Humans Are Responsible

Researchers warn habitat encroachment, over-hunting and climate change have sparked a massive extinction event.

06/19/2015

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How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.

06/18/2015

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Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change Action

Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.

06/11/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

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Texas Energy Group Asks Court To Halt Fracking Ban

An industry group and the General Land Office are asking a judge to stop the enforcement of a fracking ban approved Tuesday by voters in the town of Denton.

11/05/2014

File: Oil stained brown pelicans after BP oil spill. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Study: BP Oil Spill Caused Severe Damage To Wildlife On Sea Floor

A Texas A&M researcher says the BP oil spill did at least moderate damage to the tiny animals that live on the sea floor for about 57 square miles around the Macondo well, with severe damage covering about nine square miles.

09/25/2013

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Think Green Thursdays: Benefits Of Using Reusable Bags

Did you know that when “going green” with small steps, you are saving the environment in big ways? One such small step to make is to use reusable bags after going grocery shopping.

01/31/2013

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Think Green Thursdays: Simple Ways To ‘Go Green’ In Workplace

Did you know that with a few simple steps and changes at your workplace you can help your environment? “Going green” in the workplace can be effortless and even fun with a few simple changes to your daily routine.

01/24/2013

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EPA Proposes Approving Texas’ Clean Air Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed approving parts of Texas’ clean air plan, setting aside some of the issues that have long been points of contention.

06/07/2012

Earth Day music

5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

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