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Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 12:30 AM EDT

Former Nuclear Site Will Open to Public as Wildlife Refuge

Former Nuclear Site Will Open to Public as Wildlife Refuge

A unique wildlife refuge on the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado is opening its gates on Saturday, after a confusing day when officials first said they would not open the refuge and then...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 05:17 AM EDT

Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind, Solar Power

 Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind, Solar Power

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. This summer, technicians...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 11:46 AM EDT

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Cities and businesses across the U.S. are moving to ban plastic straws in an effort to ease the burden of plastic waste on the environment. But those bans may also make life more complicated for disabled...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 09:56 AM EDT

Deforestation Threatens Some of Earth's Natural Cures

Deforestation Threatens Some of Earth's Natural Cures

Amazing medical cures from the Earth’s forests are threatened by deforestation.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 05:10 PM EDT

Yellowstone Boss Says Trump Admin. Forcing Him Out

Yellowstone Boss Says Trump Admin. Forcing Him Out

Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Thursday that he's being forced out as a "punitive action" following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain, a...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 02:27 PM EDT

DC's Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom

DC's Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom

The perennial marker of spring has officially blossomed in the nation's capital as Washington DC's famous cherry blossoms have reached peak bloom. Peak bloom generally occurs in the last week of March or the...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 09:43 AM EST

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Although her solar panels successfully sustained Hurricane María’s winds, Madeline Batista couldn’t turn on her lights, her refrigerator or other appliances that needed electricity. The photovoltaic system,...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 12:27 PM EDT

Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

A Spanish environmental group has called on beachgoers to refrain from crowding around, touching or taking photos of stray sea animals following the death of a baby dolphin last week. Images on Spanish media...

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 01:38 PM EDT

Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your Eyes

Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your Eyes

They're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change. The process has occurred naturally...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 02:13 PM EDT

Polar Bears Get Snow Donations

Polar Bears Get Snow Donations

High temperatures at a Finland Wildlife Center were making life uncomfortable for a family of polar bears. However, the child of an employee at a local ski resort had an idea on how to cool them off: the resort...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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