Apr 22, 2013

Earth Day Pioneer Looks Back on 4 Decades of Environmentalism

Earth Day Pioneer Looks Back on 4 Decades of Environmentalism

Denis Hayes dropped out of Harvard's Kennedy School in 1970 to help organize the first Earth Day—an event that mobilized more than 20 million Americans and helped pave the way for the establishment of...

Apr 15, 2013

High Lead Levels in the Home

High Lead Levels in the Home

Parents of 6-year-old Brooklyn Schneiderman were shocked to learn that the source of their young daughter's lead poisoning was her favorite toy: lip gloss. Lead can be found in many areas of the home, including...

Apr 14, 2013

Puerto Rico Protects Premier Turtle Nesting Site

Puerto Rico Protects Premier Turtle Nesting Site

Puerto Rico's governor signed a law on Saturday to protect a 2,900-acre section of land along the island's northeast coast that is a top U.S. nesting site for the world's largest turtle species, The...

Apr 10, 2013

Climate Change Could Hurt Winemaking, Wildlife

Climate Change Could Hurt Winemaking, Wildlife

Climate change could dampen spirits. Literally. That's according to a new worldwide analysis of global warming on wine production, which appeared this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy...

Apr 8, 2013

Global Warming Could Make for Bumpier Flights

Global Warming Could Make for Bumpier Flights

Don't expect that "fasten seatbelt" sign to disappear from planes anytime soon.

Apr 7, 2013

Texas Provides Clues of Climate Change Impacts

Texas Provides Clues of Climate Change Impacts

What happens when the impacts of climate change are felt? Just look at Texas.

Aug 12, 2013

Team Digs in Antarctica to Predict the Future of the Climate

Team Digs in Antarctica to Predict the Future of the Climate

Nancy Bertler and her team drilled out hundreds of ice cores a half mile thick.

Apr 6, 2013

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

A storage tank at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has possibly leaked up to 120 tons of radioactive water, according to Reuters.

Apr 5, 2013

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

With nearly 1,100 sea lions found ill and stranded on Southern California beaches this year, rehabilitation facilities are full and newly sick marine mammals must be treated on the sand, a federal scientist said...

Mar 8, 2013

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Entrepreneur Jin Zengmin wants to bring attention to environmental concerns in China's eastern province.

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Police Address Dangerous Swatting Trend

Police Address Dangerous Swatting Trend

It's called swatting and police in Connecticut say it's becoming all too common.

Prosecutor: Body Fits Description of Missing Boy

Prosecutor: Body Fits Description of Missing Boy

Jermiah Oliver was born in New Britain, Connecticut and living in Massachusetts when he disappeared in September. Police found a body that matches Jeremiah's description. .

Vandals Strike Camp for Kids in Lyme

Vandals Strike Camp for Kids in Lyme

State police are looking for the person or people who caused thousands of dollars of damage to Camp Claire in Lyme.

Grandma Left Vengeful Note Prior to Murder of Grandsons: AP

Grandma Left Vengeful Note Prior to Murder of Grandsons: AP

A Connecticut woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys’ parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a...

Greenwich Hostage Situation Call Was a Hoax: Cops

Greenwich Hostage Situation Call Was a Hoax: Cops

Greenwich police received an alarming call just before 8 p.m. on Thursday from someone who called 911, claiming to be armed and holding several people hostage at a home on Round Hill Road.

15 Connecticut Stores Affected by Michaels Breach

15 Connecticut Stores Affected by Michaels Breach

On Thursday, Michaels Stores Inc. said around 2.6 million customers credit and debit cards used at its stores might have been affected in a security breach but that it had received "limited" reports of fraud.