New BP Oil Spill Photos Show Sad Impact On Animals Two Years After Disaster
May 08 2012 11:16 AM
Newly-released BP oil spill photos show the sad impacts the disaster had on sea turtles and other animals two years ago.
Drugs Fed by Rave-Goers, Not Antibiotics Or Noise, Killed Dolphins In Swiss Zoo: Report
May 08 2012 7:42 AM
Two dolphins that were found dead at a Swiss zoo in November were perhaps killed by toxic drugs fed to them by the ravers and not by antibiotic overdose or noise as was previously alleged, according to the latest report.
Dinosaur Farts Could Have Helped Warm Prehistoric Earth
May 07 2012 2:59 PM
Dinosaur farts and burps could have had a significant effect on prehistoric climate change, according to a new study from a trio of British scientists.
Death On The White House Lawn: National Christmas Tree Dies Of Transplant Shock [PHOTOS]
May 05 2012 2:43 PM
A Colorado blue spruce from a tree farm in New Jersey was planted near the White House a little more than a year ago. The National Park Service has now confirmed that the tree, planted in March of last year, has died due to transplant shock.
'Oyster-Tecture' In The Big Apple: Could It Clean Up New York Harbor?
May 01 2012 2:57 PM
Repopulating oyster beds can help clean polluted waterways and provide a healthy habitat for other marine life.
Some Dinosaurs Edging Towards Extinction Before Fateful Asteroid: Study
May 01 2012 1:13 PM
The asteroid that destroyed the dinosaurs (except for those that went on to become birds) may have just been the final blow for some species that were already on the decline, a new study claims.
Claude, The 15-Pound Monster Tasmanian King Crab Reaches UK [PHOTOS]
May 01 2012 7:59 AM
Claude the Tasmanian giant crab isn't any old crab that you can catch in a trap. This sea creature who was caught by a fisherman off the coast of Tasmania weighs in at an impressive (and frightening) 15 pounds.
Cannibal Shrimp Found In U.S.: Why You Should Be Worried [PHOTO]
April 30 2012 10:48 AM
Researchers are concerned after so-called cannibal shrimp native to the Indo-Pacific, Asian and Australian waters have been found in waters off the southeast and Gulf coasts of the United States. Should you be worried they carry diseases or may harm the environment?
Farmers, Scientists Protest USDA Approval Of Dow's 'Agent Orange Corn'
April 27 2012 5:35 PM
Consumer, producer, and environmental groups are concerned that Dow AgroSciences appears to be on the cusp of winning U.S. regulatory approval for genetically engineered corn -- a move that could potentially have devastating consequences by encouraging the increased use of the herbicide 2,4-D.
Industry Group Releases Suggestions For Natural Gas Development In Marcellus Shale
April 26 2012 5:10 PM
The Marcellus Shale Coalition Thursday released suggestions it hopes will standardize how the oil and natural gas industry approaches future drilling operations, including the use of the controversial practice of fracking.
Brazilian Congress Angers Environmentalists With New Forest Bill
April 26 2012 12:53 PM
Brazil's congress voted late Wednesday to approve a bill that eases regulations on how much forest farmers are required to preserve on their land, marking a victory for the country's influential agriculture lobby.
AutoNation Leads Automobile Dealers in 1Q Earnings Gains
April 25 2012 4:27 PM
AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), Penkse Automotive Group Inc. (NYSE: PAG) and Sonic Automotive Inc.( NYSE: SAH), the three largest auto dealer groups, each reported profit growth in the first quarter, demonstrating the quarter's strong auto sales.
Donald Trump Warns Scotland Of 'Tremendous Damage' Of Wind Farms
April 25 2012 3:15 PM
Donald Trump fears that a wind farm off the shores of Scotland would harm the country's tourism industry ... and also his $1.2 billion golf course.
Mad Cow Disease Confirmed In California: What It Does To The Human Brain And Symptoms
April 25 2012 8:28 AM
A case of Mad Cow disease found in California is the first case since 2006 in the U.S. The dairy cow is the fourth cow ever to be discovered in U.S and was found during a surveillance program by Agriculture Department on Tuesday. It tests about 40000 cows every year for the infection. The recent case of Mad Cow disease or the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was found in the carcass of a cow at a Baker Commodities Inc. rendering facility in Hanford, California, according to Executive Vice ...
Woman Goes Through Extreme Brutal Treatment in Public, Protesting Animal Testing For Cosmetics [PHOTOS]
April 25 2012 7:07 AM
Jacqueline Traide, a social sculpture student at Oxford Brookes University, volunteered to be manhandled, smothered, chocked, injected and ill-treated in front of hundreds of onlookers at Regent Street, London, one of the busiest streets of the city.
First Person Arrested Following BP Gulf Spill Out On Bail
April 24 2012 5:52 PM
Kurt Mix, a former BP engineer arrested Tuesday for allegedly destroying evidence in the BP Deepwater Horizon investigation, was released on bail.
Gulf Shrimp Processors Ask Judge To Delay $7.8 Billion BP Settlement
April 24 2012 5:48 PM
Gulf Coast shrimp processors are asking a federal judge to delay final approval of the $7.8 billion settlement between BP and third-party claimants over the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
BP Oil Spill: Former Engineer Kurt Mix First To Be Charged In Deepwater Horizon Disaster
April 24 2012 2:16 PM
A former BP Engineer is the first to be charged in the Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010. Kurt Mix, of Katy, TX, has been arrested and accused of deleting text messages detailing how much oil was gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.
Armored Catfish: 3 Things To Know About The Fish Destroying South Florida Lakes
April 23 2012 7:43 PM
A species of armored catfish called Loricariidae have been wreaking havoc in South Florida's lakes. Non-native to the waters, the fish have been eating away at the lakes, causing erosion, and are even responsible for tripping humans by burrowing holes along the edge of the water.
$60 Lightbulbs: Philips Introduces Bulb That Won $10 Million Contest
April 23 2012 3:21 PM
How much would you spend on a light bulb that lasts 20 years and barely sips electricity? Dutch manufacturer Philips is banking on $60 each bulb, at least for now.