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Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 11:13 AM PDT

Polar Bears Get Snow Donations

Polar Bears Get Snow Donations

High temperatures at a Finland Wildlife Center were making life uncomfortable for a family of polar bears. However, the child of an employee at a local ski resort had an idea on how to cool them off: the resort...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:18 PM PDT

Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company’s San Antonio park. Veterinarians were treating the calf for an infection, possibly...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 07:20 AM PDT

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Boston is among the cities hoping to follow the model of Copenhagen, Denmark, which opened the first of its floating harbor baths in the early 2000s. Paris opened public swimming areas in a once-polluted...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 05:18 PM PDT

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

In the wake of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron fired back on Thursday with the launch of a new website titled "Make Our Planet Great Again." On...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 07:52 AM PDT

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Home improvement has long been synonymous with Home Depot and Lowe's. But a Texas-based green conscience start-up is aiming to make sustainable home improvement appeal to more than just environmentalists. Tree...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:00 PM PDT

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:26 PM PDT

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

What really happens to your recycling? Take a 360 video tour of the Burbank Recycle Center to see what happens to your recyclable waste and learn how you can be a more eco-friendly consumer.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 06:04 PM PST

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted

The Twitter account for the Badlands National Park in South Dakota published a series of tweets Tuesday on climate change. A few hours later, the tweets were deleted.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:34 AM PDT

Tesla's Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses, Small SUV

Tesla's Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses, Small SUV

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is working on multiple new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 07:14 PM PDT

State Loosens Water Restrictions, But Drought Not Over Yet

State Loosens Water Restrictions, But Drought Not Over Yet

Has a wet winter helped ease California's Drought? Sam Brock investigates.

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