By Ken Christensen, KCTS9/Earthfix
In recent years, research has shown that rare fungi found in the old-growth forests of Western Washington can help fight viruses, including tuberculosis, smallpox and bird flu. What if the honeybee would see similar health benefits from wood-rotting mushrooms?…
By Mike Fritz
By Mike Fritz
By Associated Press
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decided to suspend investigations and some cleanup work at 10 mining locations with similarities to a mine involved in a 3-million-gallon wastewater spill near Silverton, Colorado, in August.
By Nsikan Akpan
An international study led by Yale University provides a new estimate for the planet's number of trees.
By PBS NewsHour
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press and Matthew Brown, Associated Press
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency managers were aware of the potential for a catastrophic "blowout" at an inactive Colorado mine that could release large volumes of wastewater laced with toxic heavy metals, according to documents released by the agency.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's approval of the final permit to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental…
Rooftop solar is moving again in Hawaii, where many homeowners have installed rooftop panels to capitalize on federal and state tax credits for using solar energy. Approvals were stalled by the local utility company that worried the abundant users might…
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