Hundreds of landfills and slurry ponds – like the one that failed in Tennessee – are dotted across the US, endangering communities and water supplies.
The National Garden Bureau has named 2009 the Year of Greens.
Czech President Vaclav Klaus, an economist and self-proclaimed 'Euro-dissident,' is critical of much of the governing body's efforts.
Regional rivalries may no longer count, especially in tough times like these.
Reflecting an Obama age, they want more diversity and pragmatism, less partisanship.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is among the public gardens working to ensure the survival of threatened and endangered plants.