Apr 10, 2015

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh soap and delivering the supplies to people in need...

Apr 8, 2015

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

Apr 8, 2015

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

President Barack Obama says his memory of the fear over his daughter's preschool asthma attacks brings home the debate over climate change. Obama says he knows firsthand how scary it can be to have a child...

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...

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.

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Burlington Trails Closed After Bear Nearly Bites Hiker

Burlington Trails Closed After Bear Nearly Bites Hiker

State officials have closed trails at the Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area in Burlington after a hiker came dangerously close to a brazen black bear Friday afternoon.

5 City of Hartford Email Accounts Used on Ashley Madison

5 City of Hartford Email Accounts Used on Ashley Madison

A week after hackers revealed the potential identities of millions of people with accounts on the Ashley Madison adultery site, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned five of those leaked accounts...

Silver Alert Issued for Infant Missing From West Haven

Silver Alert Issued for Infant Missing From West Haven

Police have issued a Silver Alet for a 2-month-old girl who has been missing from West Haven since Wednesday.

Shelton Police Seek Car Involved in Serious Hit-and-Run

Shelton Police Seek Car Involved in Serious Hit-and-Run

Police are searching for the driver who struck a 49-year-old bicyclist in Shelton in a hit-and-run crash earlier this month, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries.

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

A Texas Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot from behind Friday night, while pumping gas into his police vehicle at a Houston-area Chevron station, police said. The Harris County Sheriff's Office identified...

Stamford Suspect Linked to Burglaries in Berlin: Cops

Stamford Suspect Linked to Burglaries in Berlin: Cops

The man suspected of breaking into a Stamford home Monday may have also been responsible for a burglary spree in Berlin, according to police.