Living on Earth

How to keep kids safe in a toxic world


Environmental dangers are nearly ubiquitous in the modern world. Parents need to figure out a way to confront the environmental crisis to keep their children safe.

EPA delays new rules on industrial air pollution


Ecosystems after the Gulf oil spill

Would you eat lion meat?


Livestock help the environment

Ocean noise may threaten dolphins, whales

Human activity is raising the noise levels in the ocean, which could threaten the lives of dolphins and endangered whales.

Ranching beetles, fighting invasive species

Volunteers are raising, nurturing and releasing beetles in an effort to fight an invasive plant.

New soccer ball can generate electricity

Soccer is not just the world’s most popular sport. It’s also a solution to the lack of home lighting in developing countries.

Liquid coal: Energy source of the future for your car?


Converting coal into a fuel you can use in your engine is an old technology, but it’s being considered anew by some in Congress.

Finding mastodons in ski country


Snowmass Village, Colorado, is home to one of the most significant archeological finds of ice age fossils in North America.