April 21-28, 2013

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 01:47 PM CDT

Chicago Gears Up For Earth Week

Chicago Gears Up For Earth Week

Chicago gets ready for Earth Week with a variety of projects to create a more sustainable city.

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 11:33 AM CDT
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By Edward McClelland

What the Chicago River Can Learn From the Cuyahoga

What the Chicago River Can Learn From the Cuyahoga

As Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn dedicate $10 million to sewage treatment on the Chicago River, let's look at how Cleveland cleaned up the Cuyahoga.

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 11:21 AM CDT

Development in the Arctic Could Be Disastrous: Report

Development in the Arctic Could Be Disastrous: Report

Economic development in the Arctic — an industry that could garner $100 billion in investments in the coming years — comes with very high risks of environmental disaster like oil spills, a new British report...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 01:33 PM CDT

States Where Green Jobs Are Going Greenbusters

States Where Green Jobs Are Going Greenbusters

The green economy often is cited as a key driver of the national economic recovery. At the very least, it is creating jobs. The total number of jobs related to green products and services in 2010 was 3.13...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 12:12 PM CDT

US Sees Record for Warmest March -- and First Three Months of a Year

US Sees Record for Warmest March -- and First Three Months of a Year

The temperature analysis released by the U.S. government each month usually isn't all that riveting, but the one that came out Monday is a doozy -- and not just for weather wonks.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 12:06 PM CDT

Extremely Rare Leopards Find Safe Spot in New Park

Extremely Rare Leopards Find Safe Spot in New Park

A new national park in Russia is an attempt to save the world's rarest cat, the Amur leopard.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 at 03:30 PM CDT

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 at 03:30 PM CDT

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 at 03:30 PM CDT

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels. After graduation from...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 at 03:30 PM CDT

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste. Take a...

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