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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Community Struggles With "Senseless Tragedy"

Community Struggles With "Senseless Tragedy"

A community is mourning the death of a "gentle giant" who was killed working at a Bridgeport construction site and struggling to understand why a stranger would gun him down.

19 Injured in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

19 Injured in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 19 people, sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse,...

Man Kills Construction Worker After Asking for Job: Cops

Man Kills Construction Worker After Asking for Job: Cops

A man shot and killed a construction worker in Bridgeport moments after showing up at a job site to ask for work Thursday morning in what police are calling a "senseless tragedy."

Teen Mom, Infant Son Missing From Bridgeport

Teen Mom, Infant Son Missing From Bridgeport

Police are searching for a 17-year-old mom and her infant son after the two went missing earlier this month.

Who Was Co-Pilot Who Crashed Germanwings Plane?

Who Was Co-Pilot Who Crashed Germanwings Plane?

Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western...

Drunk Driver Killed Father of 6: Police

Drunk Driver Killed Father of 6: Police

Hartford police have identified a suspect in a crash that killed a father of six earlier this month.