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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...

Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 09:15 AM EST

Mayor Wants to Beautify Philly Together

Mayor Wants to Beautify Philly Together

Mayor Jim Kenney is urging neighbor to help make the city more beautiful with the 2018 Philly Spring Cleanup.

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 06:21 PM EST

Philly Schools Get New Recyclable Lunch Trays

Philly Schools Get New Recyclable Lunch Trays

Officials say the change will help keep nine million pieces of plastic foam out of landfills annually.

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, Jan 25, 2018 at 11:49 AM EST

Six Flags Aims to Be 'World's 1st Solar-Powered Theme Park'

Six Flags Aims to Be 'World's 1st Solar-Powered Theme Park'

Six Flags and several New Jersey environmental groups have reached a settlement under which the theme park will cut down fewer trees to make way for a solar electricity farm.

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 01:40 PM EDT

Go Green at Greenfest Philly

Go Green at Greenfest Philly

The Clean Air Council's Greenfest Philly brings together more than 100 environmentally-friendly companies for a free family fun event. NBC10's Katy Zachry learns more.

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...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 03:18 PM EDT

Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

Last Orca Born in Captivity Dies

The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company’s San Antonio park. Veterinarians were treating the calf for an infection, possibly...

 

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