Environment

NASA Releases New Super High-Res Shot of Earth

by Michael dEstries

It’s 2012 baby, and Momma Blue is back looking better than ever thanks to NASA’s newest Earth-observing satellite.

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5 Ways the 2012 Super Bowl is Going Green

by China DeSpain

Recycling, composting and renewable energy will help make the 2012 Super Bowl one of the greenest ever.

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Giant Solar Flare May Spark Auroras TONIGHT Across U.S.

by Michael dEstries

[UPDATE: While the solar storm did not hit as expected last night, hit did this this morning, setting up what some astronomers say is a decent chance for aurora activity

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Satellite View of Roads Cut Through Brazilian Rainforests

by Michael dEstries

Above is one of the clearest views yet of the toll logging and deforestation is having on the Brazilian rainforests; with previously intact wilderness now being divided by an ever-increasing network

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Carey Mulligan Recycles Dress for Films Critics’ Circle Awards

by Ali Berman

Carey Mulligan showed off her sustainable style in a dress that she (gasp!) had worn before.

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New NASA Time-Lapse Over Earth Spotlights Milky Way

by Michael dEstries

Honestly, how do astronauts on board the International Space Station get anything done?

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Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

by Michael dEstries

Breaking news out of Washington, D.C. this morning, where reports are saying that the Obama administration will shortly formally reject TransCanada’s application for a permit to build the $7B, 1,700-mile Keystone

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