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Built on a foundation of sand, the Leaning Tower of Pisa would have toppled over long ago, if not for ingenious engineering projects that keep it from tilting any further.
Terry Gosliner, a scientist and curator at the California Academy of Sciences , will be spending the next seven weeks exploring the tropical waters of the Philippines.
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Across the country, millions of people attended tens of thousands of community events, school and college teach-ins, all focused on putting the environment on the political map.
He will be hosting a Community Environment Day with councillor Frank Di Giorgio at Amesbury Arena at 155 Culford Rd, near Lawrence Ave and Black Creek Dr. You can drop off items like old cell phones, small electronics, printers, fax machines bulbs, TVs, propane tanks and hazardous waste for recycling or safe disposal.
Japan has laid out a roadmap back to commercial whaling in its first comprehensive response to the International Court of Justice ban on its Antarctic "scientific" hunt.
Employees of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality are participating in the "12 Days of Earth Day" through their embrace of activities that can be done both at work and at home.
Earth Day is a national celebration that takes place every year on April 22nd. Earth Day marks the founding of the modern environmental era.
It's been four years since the BP Deep Water Horizon disaster where an oil rig explosion in the Gulf killed 11 workers and triggered the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.
Unbridled industrialization with almost no environmental regulation has resulted in the toxic contamination of one-fifth of China's farmland, the Communist Party has acknowledged for the first time.
Whether you live in Seattle, Baltimore, or Schenectady, N.Y., if you've had an oyster dish, chances are the shelled delicacies came from the Gulf of Mexico, most likely off the Louisiana coast, which produces a third of the nation's oysters.
China, a fast-growing car market, is the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide and struggles with urban air pollution.
Little-known cave insects with rather novel sex lives have been discovered by researchers.
For the 35th anniversary of its Endangered Species Faire, the Butte Environmental Council is returning to where it all began.
The Snow Creek Stream Environment Zone restoration project in North Lake Tahoe, Placer County, Calif., has earned the Envision Platinum award for infrastructure sustainability - the highest level attainable in the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision rating system and the first platinum rating awarded by ISI.
The decision to include the gray wolf among the endangered species list has been postponed in California.