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Monday, Apr 18, 2016

Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

Owners of commercial buildings across the country are taking steps to make their properties more energy efficient, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency says the energy consumed...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016

Billions Of Cicadas Set to Plague Northeastern US

Billions Of Cicadas Set to Plague Northeastern US

The air in parts of Maryland, Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia is about to get very noisy this spring as a 17-year cycle comes to a close for cicadas. Billions of cicadas are expected...

Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Endangered Seals Start Journey Home After Rehab

Endangered Seals Start Journey Home After Rehab

A United States Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules rumbled down an airstrip on Hawaii's Big Island Thursday carrying hundreds of pounds of rare and precious cargo: seven endangered Hawaiian monk seals. The young monk...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

Dying Coral May Threaten Pacific Islanders' Food Supply

Dying Coral May Threaten Pacific Islanders' Food Supply

Dying coral reefs are cutting off Pacific islanders' food supply, say scientists. About 36 percent of the world's coral reefs are in such warm water they are under official death watch, and that could rise to 60...

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

#DreamItGreenIt: 6 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet

#DreamItGreenIt: 6 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet

Saving the planet doesn’t have to include huge lifestyle changes or big purchases. This Earth Week, which begins April 17, think of small alterations you can make at home and your workplace that will have...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

Oyster Farmers in Maine Sound Alarm Over Climate Change

Oyster Farmers in Maine Sound Alarm Over Climate Change

A Maine oyster hatchery is sounding the alarm about climate change’s effect on the shellfish industry. Greenhouse gas emissions are making the ocean more acidic, which can interfere with the ability of...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016

#DreamItGreenItSweepstakes: Win Eco-Friendly Prizes

#DreamItGreenItSweepstakes: Win Eco-Friendly Prizes

Earth Week begins on April 17! This year, NBC celebrates all the ways we can create a more sustainable future and live greener lives. Whether it's using less paper, turning off all electronics before going to...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

Environmental Groups Sue US Over Pollution From Airliners

Environmental Groups Sue US Over Pollution From Airliners

A coalition of environmental groups sued U.S. regulators Tuesday over long-sought pollution standards for airliners and cargo planes. The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth filed a lawsuit...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016
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By Michelle Cabuag-Lim

Snowpack Brings Gushing Waterfalls at Yosemite National Park

Waterfalls in Yosemite National Park will likely reach peak flows through May.View gallery

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  • Waterfalls are gushing at full peak in National Park. April 13, 2016
  • Waterfalls are gushing at full peak in National Park.  April 13, 2016
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

Heavy Snowpack Brings Gushing Waterfalls at Yosemite National Park

Heavy Snowpack Brings Gushing Waterfalls at Yosemite National Park

Waterfalls in Yosemite National Park will likely reach peak flows between now and May. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Monday that thunderstorms, showers and intense periods of rain on top of snow...

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