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.

Mar 8, 2013

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to propose a ban on Styrofoam, the substance commonly used for take-out food containers that is nearly impossible to recycle. The mayor — who has already targeted...

Mar 8, 2013

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

The first puck of the 2013 NHL season finally drops Saturday after a 113-day labor dispute wiped out 510 games -- nearly half the entire season. But now that labor peace has been restored, something a little...

Apr 26, 2012

UConn Gets New Fuel Cell

UConn Gets New Fuel Cell

The new fuel cell unit will cut the university's carbon output equivalent to removing 110 cars from the road each year.

Apr 18, 2012

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Although most Americans once regarded climate change as "an issue about polar bears or maybe Bangladesh," a new survey suggests that attitudes are evolving, The New York Times reported.

Apr 17, 2012

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Bucking the global trend of glacial decline, some glaciers in the Himalayas mountain range have gained a small amount of mass between 1999 and 2008, according to new research.

Apr 17, 2012

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

More than half of 82 species of coral being reviewed for inclusion under the Endangered Species Act "more likely than not" would go extinct by 2100 if climate policies and technologies aren't drastically...

Apr 16, 2012

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut could get a new lease on life a century after a fungus killed it off, now that scientists have developed a genetically hardier version of the iconic tree.

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Snow to Make Travel Messy on Wednesday

Snow to Make Travel Messy on Wednesday

A storm moving this way could bring six inches of snow or more to parts of the state on the busiest travel day of the year.

Fire Marshal Impaired at Scene Suspended Without Pay: Report

Fire Marshal Impaired at Scene Suspended Without Pay: Report

A fire marshal in Cromwell is on unpaid suspension after allegedly showing up to a fire scene impaired on Halloween night, according to reports from the town fire and police departments.

Groomers Shave 7.6 Pounds of Hair Off Badly Neglected Pup

Groomers Shave 7.6 Pounds of Hair Off Badly Neglected Pup

Groomers shaved more than 7 pounds of dirty matted hair off a neglected Cocker Spaniel who was abandoned outside the Connecticut Humane Society sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning.

Police Encourage Safety Precautions in Wake of Simsbury Homicide

Police Encourage Safety Precautions in Wake of Simsbury Homicide

Police are encouraging Simsbury residents to "continue with general, day-to-day safety precautions" as they work to identify the person who killed a local insurance executive and mother last week.

Communities Ready for Ferguson Protests

Communities Ready for Ferguson Protests

Following a grand jury decision on the fate of the white officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb, communities across the country prepared for protests.

Sandy Hook Dad Dedicates Album to Daughter's "Beautiful Life"

Sandy Hook Dad Dedicates Album to Daughter's "Beautiful Life"

Six-year-old Ana Grace Marquez-Greene is the inspiration behind a new jazz CD entitled "Beautiful Life."