Apr 22, 2014

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

From toothpaste to wedding dresses, shoppers across the country have no trouble filling their carts with products that claim to be good for the environment. As Earth Day kicks off, here's a look at the latest...

Apr 23, 2014

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

The Smithsonian's National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an "endangered song'' on Earth Day. On Tuesday, the zoo is releasing "Sumatran Tiger,''...

Apr 21, 2014

Hydroponic Gardening Growing in New Haven

Hydroponic Gardening Growing in New Haven

Urban Seed is trying to bring hydroponic gardening to more areas in New Haven.

Apr 22, 2014

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Pledge how many lights you'll shut off for a chance to win an energy-efficient smart TV or a Green is Universal prize pack during Earth Week.

Apr 18, 2014

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

For the last year and a half, there has been all manners of weather, from a bone-chilling deep freeze to searing heat, drought and fire. NBC’s Ann Curry traveled to far corners of the planet searching for...

Apr 18, 2014

Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

A new massive report on global warming says dangers will worsen as the climate changes.

Apr 18, 2014

Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

A hydroelectric dam building boom in the Pacific Northwest in the past century drove dozens of salmon runs to extinction and has cost taxpayers billions of dollars to try to save the fish that remain.

Apr 18, 2014

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the...

Apr 18, 2014

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

Buried thousands of feet under Summit, the highest point on Greenland's ice sheet, is a soil born before humans walked the earth. The 2.7-million-year-old silt is a remnant of the verdant tundra that covered...

Apr 22, 2014

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Scientists have discovered a planet called Kepler-186f that is 490 light-years away and could sustain life, NASA said in a report this week.

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Senior at Pomfret School Dies in Crash in Canada

Senior at Pomfret School Dies in Crash in Canada

An 18-year-old junior at the Pomfret School died in a crash over the weekend near his home in Canada, school officials said.

Route 8 North Closed in Derby

Route 8 North Closed in Derby

Route 8 North in Derby is closed by exit 16 due to a multicar crash.

Woman Driving With Baby Rear Ends Fairfield Police Chief

Woman Driving With Baby Rear Ends Fairfield Police Chief

Fairfield police Chief Gary MacNamara is in the hospital undergoing tests after his cruiser was rear-ended by a local woman driving with a 7-month-old child in the backseat, according to police.

Foran High School Evacuated Due to Bathroom Fire

Foran High School Evacuated Due to Bathroom Fire

Foran High School in Milford has been evacuated due to a bathroom fire, according to fire officials.

U.S. Limits Entry From Ebola Countries to 5 Airports

U.S. Limits Entry From Ebola Countries to 5 Airports

The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports...

6-Year-Old Brought Bullets to School: Police

6-Year-Old Brought Bullets to School: Police

North Haven Police responded to the Mill Road School at 295 Mill Road this morning after a school bus driver found bullets in a student's backpack.