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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...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 10:20 AM EDT

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Boston is among the cities hoping to follow the model of Copenhagen, Denmark, which opened the first of its floating harbor baths in the early 2000s. Paris opened public swimming areas in a once-polluted...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 07:50 AM EDT

Environmentalists Win in Court Over Gas Drilling in Forests

Environmentalists Win in Court Over Gas Drilling in Forests

A decision by Pennsylvania's highest court on Tuesday was hailed as a victory by environmental advocates on the use of public natural resources and money from oil and gas drilling in state forests.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 08:18 PM EDT

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

In the wake of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron fired back on Thursday with the launch of a new website titled "Make Our Planet Great Again." On...

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 09:53 AM EDT

Trump Floats Idea for Solar Panels on Border Wall: Sources

Trump Floats Idea for Solar Panels on Border Wall: Sources

After withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump is suggesting covering his signature border wall with solar panels, two government sources told NBC News. Meeting...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 10:52 AM EDT

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Home improvement has long been synonymous with Home Depot and Lowe's. But a Texas-based green conscience start-up is aiming to make sustainable home improvement appeal to more than just environmentalists. Tree...

 

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