The Asian carp has gobbled up headlines as it makes its way toward the Great Lakes. Six frequently asked questions about the invasive species of fish.
The windswept Great Lakes hold huge promise for wind power, experts say. But a plan for an offshore wind farm in Lake Michigan is raising local ire.
Olympia, Greece: Greek actress Maria Nafpliotou (l.) plays the role of High Priestess and transfers the Olympic Flame to Vassilis Dimitriadis, the first torchbearer of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games on Oct. 22. The flame will travel across Canada through over 1,000 communities for 106 days before arriving in Vancouver on Feb. 12.
The conservation group, made up mostly of older women, helps the US government track illegal use of public lands in the US West.
Fenway Park’s ‘ice game’ reminded many why hockey is so great, though the indoor game still lacks draw for many.
Minnesota and Ohio joined Michigan in its lawsuit to close an Illinois canal connecting a tributary of the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan. The states say the invasion of Asian carp through the canal could destroy the Great Lakes ecosystem.
Home price recovery varies by city, according to Case-Shiller index.
EarthTalk: The answer lies in the difference between ‘climate’ and ‘weather.’