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You Share Everything Else On Facebook - Why Not Your Power Usage?
2012-04-04 10:38:10

A free “social energy” app was rolled out on Tuesday April 3 aiming to promote energy efficiency through friendly competition, said a three-partner team behind the launch.

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2011-06-27 11:49:28

A new study from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) finds that your set-top boxes are the single largest electricity guzzler in American homes, with some home entertainment systems devouring more power than a refrigerator and even some central AC systems.

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2010-08-06 12:39:21

Wildlife advocates believe that the Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves throughout the Northern Rocky Mountains helps to buy more time to create a better plan than the one the judge rejected.

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2008-11-26 10:40:00

The iconic bright lights of Broadway known as the “Great White Way” will soon undergo a ‘green’ makeover.

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By Aliana Ramos, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 30--South Carolina's beaches, including those in Horry and Georgetown counties, are the sixth most polluted in the nation, according to a report released Tuesday by a nonprofit environmental group.

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2008-03-28 15:50:00

Global warming could be the cause behind a beetle infestation killing off lodgepole pine forests in Colorado. About 60 percent of the lodgepole pines have turned red and brown. Whether global warming is to blame or not, the evidence is daunting.

2006-07-08 19:45:00

By Alexandria Sage LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whales and other marine mammals will be better protected during military training exercises using sonar now that the U.S. Navy has agreed to increased safety measures in Hawaiian waters, an environmental group said on Saturday.

2005-07-28 13:42:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More and more U.S. beaches are being closed due to contamination, in part because there is more pollution and in part because of better monitoring, the National Resources Defense Council said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.