Working men and women make our state run, not just during emergencies but every day.
"Frankenstorm" is a reminder that voters in the 2012 Elections have a stark choice between radically different approaches to environmental policy, climate change, and science.
In Canada, thousands of protesters flooded the lawn of the British Columbia Legislature building in Victoria for a "Defend Our Coast" demonstration.
But there is an outcry among Texans who do not want pipelines snaking along their property - and who fear the environmental risks of potential spills.
In an open letter to the Canadian Senate, 50 Chinese environmental and animal welfare groups have asked that the exportation of seal products from Canada to China be stopped immediately.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that his department had approved the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Project.
A bear rescue center run by Asian-focused (with a headquarters in Hong Kong) charity group Animals Asia faces an eviction from Tam Dao National Park in Vietnam.
Environmentalists, looking to help polar bears already affected by global warming, are pushing for an international ban on the legal trade in polar bear items.
In a historic move, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature voted at its World Congress in Jeju, South Korea to phase out bear farming.