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From Christmas Tree to Mulch, Dunes & Habitats

From Christmas Tree to Mulch, Dunes & Habitats

Ever wondered what happens to your discarded Christmas tree? Each year hundreds of thousands of the trees are... Read »

Nov 6, 2013
Parks Official to Lead Environmental Group

Parks Official to Lead Environmental Group

The environmental group PennFuture says it has hired a new president and CEO. Read »

Nov 4, 2013
Philly Breaks Ground on New Pier Park

Philly Breaks Ground on New Pier Park

A new park is coming to the Delaware River waterfront in the same location as the nation's first Navy Yard and... Read »

Oct 31, 2013
Pushing for More Electric Cars

Pushing for More Electric Cars

Eight states are trying to make electric cars a bigger priority. Watch »

Oct 28, 2013
Addressing Invasive Species

Addressing Invasive Species

State and federal officials are joining with environmentalists in Delaware for an annual conference on preventing... Read »

Oct 23, 2013
Science Pioneer Ruth Patrick Dies at 105

Science Pioneer Ruth Patrick Dies at 105

A giant of the scientific community in Philadelphia and beyond for eight decades has died. Read »

Sep 24, 2013
Parking Spaces Go to the Parks

Parking Spaces Go to the Parks

A movement is taking over parking spaces around the city in hopes of promoting a little more green in... Read »

Sep 20, 2013
Bike Lanes to Connect Camden

Bike Lanes to Connect Camden

Camden County Freeholder Scott McCray says new bike lanes in Camden, N.J. will help boost business while making... Watch »

Aug 29, 2013
Cage-Free Eggs Cost College Students

Cage-Free Eggs Cost College Students

Cage-free eggs are going to cost area college students if they eat them or not. Read »

Aug 7, 2013
Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they... Watch »

Aug 5, 2013
Goats Join Grounds Crew at Local College

Goats Join Grounds Crew at Local College

More than two dozen goats will be munching their way through the college. Watch »

Jul 30, 2013
Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The... Watch »

Jul 17, 2013
More Time to Flounder

More Time to Flounder

NJ extends flounder season 8 days Read »

Jul 12, 2013
Solar Project Could Save Community Dough

Solar Project Could Save Community Dough

A solar project at Millville, N.J.'s wastewater plant could save taxpayers thousands of dollars. Watch »

Jul 12, 2013
A Cap on Tax Money for Open Space?

A Cap on Tax Money for Open Space?

Open space measure would max out at $200M a year. Read »

Jun 27, 2013
94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. The most recent... Read »

Jul 25, 2013
Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than... Watch »

Jun 21, 2013
City Votes on Clean Air

City Votes on Clean Air

One city wants to clean up the air you breathe but they might not be allowed to go through with the proposed plan. Read »

Jun 19, 2013
New River Trail Opens

New River Trail Opens

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter cuts the ribbon on the first section of the Delaware River recreation trail. Watch »

Jun 18, 2013
Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel... Watch »

Jun 5, 2013
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