Many botanical sprays tested were nearly worthless, but two new alternatives seem promising.
Investment in renewable energy rose some 60 percent in 2007, according to the UN Environment Porgramme.
The Sacramento Bee has a story today about an environmentally conscious couple who are facing a hefty fine for letting their lawn turn brown.
To some, the computer-animated science fiction film, 'Wall•E,' is a cautionary tale about consumption. But to others it's left-wing, America-hating propaganda.
In what is thought to be an unprecedented ruling, a Superior Court judge in Fulton County, Ga., halted the construction of a coal-fired power plant, saying that the plant must limit its emissions of carbon dioxide.
Large land sale throws ecosystem-restoration plans cheerfully upside down.
University of Cambridge physicist David MacKay puts power use into perspective.
One person’s trash is truly another’s treasure – even chunks of broken concrete.
The Washington Post reports that the Pentagon is refusing orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up three sites where it dumped chemicals that the EPA says have contaminated soil and drinking water and pose "imminent and substantial" dangers to public health.
A look at what other eco-sites are up to.
A Congressional agriculture subcommittee is looking into colony collapse disorder, a mysterious phenomenon that is decimating beehive populations.
Buildings can trap pollution-laden silt and mold, say scientists who studied New Orleans homes.
Elephant-dung pages dispose of a massive waste problem profitably.
The New York Times reports that the Bureau of Land Management has placed a two-year moratorium on new solar projects on public land, saying that it needs to study their environmental impact.
Spain's parliament approved a measure Wednesday to extend some human rights to gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans, becoming the first country to explicitly acknowledge the legal rights of nonhumans.
A Virginia regulatory board unanimously gave final approval for a $1.8 billion coal-fired power plant in the state's far southwest corner.
Some general guidelines, tips, and resources for supporting good fishing practices.
Scientists recognize that species cannot be managed in isolation; management must be based ecosystem-wide – including earth and sky.
The Sun reports that Mercedes-Benz is aiming to phase out fossil-fuel powered vehicles over the next seven years, replacing its entire lineup with autos powered by electric motors, fuel cells, and biofuels.
State’s proposed rules are the most sweeping in the US to cut greenhouse gases.