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Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 03:14 AM PDT

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday to cut the number of government advisory committees by a third across all federal agencies, a move that the White House said is long overdue and...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 07:07 AM PDT

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

At least 279 dolphins have stranded across much of the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number, and about 98 percent of them have died, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 08:41 AM PDT

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

There is increasing concern that rising sea levels due to climate change will have devastating effects on low-lying islands and coastlines, as scientists have found that three islands have disappeared within the...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 11:12 AM PDT

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every degree Celsius (1.8...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 03:39 PM PDT

Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

Here are some facts about ecotourism and how you can incorporate it into your summer vacation.

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 08:41 AM PDT

Testing Shows the Waves Are Sick, in Totally the Wrong Way

Testing Shows the Waves Are Sick, in Totally the Wrong Way

Most surfers know it's best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm, due to the increased chance of getting sick from bacteria that enter the surf. Many do it anyway...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 11:26 PM PDT

House Panel Highlights Risks Over Nuclear-Storage Stalemate

House Panel Highlights Risks Over Nuclear-Storage Stalemate

Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant was permanently closed in 2013, but the site remains home to 3.5 million pounds of nuclear waste that has nowhere else to go. Members of a House subcommittee...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 05:40 AM PDT

Biden Campaign Says His Climate Plan Failed to Cite Sources

Biden Campaign Says His Climate Plan Failed to Cite Sources

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. An initial rollout of the proposal...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 05:58 AM PDT

Animals Will Downsize Over the Next Century, Study Finds

Animals Will Downsize Over the Next Century, Study Finds

Large birds and land mammals that live long lives, like rhinos and eagles, will die out over the next century while small, insect-eating animals that die young will predominate, according to new research. NBC...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 08:09 AM PDT

Activists Push Back Against Utilities to Brighten Solar Energy's Prospects

Activists Push Back Against Utilities to Brighten Solar Energy's Prospects

Stephen Pelton’s EcoSmart Home Services in Berlin, Connecticut, expanded into installing rooftop solar panels about eight years ago, an outgrowth of work making houses more energy efficient. But now that the...

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