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Why Earth Day Still Matters

Why Earth Day began and how it developed into that first 1970 celebration offers valuable insights on how it differs from today’s social and political More


Eighty percent of the world's sandhill crane populations — more than 500,000 birds — migrate through a small silver of south-central Nebraska each year. More

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Oceans on the Edge

By now we know the oceans are not too big to fail, but there’s still time to save the planet’s liquid life-support system. More

What Do Birds Do For Us?

Birds are pretty, sure, but increasing scientific evidence reveals that life would be pretty tough without them. More

Cashing in on Recycling

The phrase "one man's trash is another's treasure" may be a cliché, but sometimes bottles, cans, and other recyclables can turn into real money. More

The Looming Water Crisis

Despite the easy flow of water from our sinks, showers, and garden hoses, in many parts of the country water is becoming dangerously scarce. We More

Going Green with Sara Snow

The genial and popular young television host, author, and columnist is on a mission to spread the gospel of “green living.” More