Individuals opting out of hyper-consumption alone will not save us. We face an institutional challenge; changing our economic and military system is essential.
The CCC planted nearly three billion trees across the country, constructed more than 800 parks, updated fire fighting methods for forested areas, built dams, and built public roadways.
Naturalist Jim Fowler was born today. He was part of the groundbreaking wildlife television show called "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" from 1963-1988.
World Health Day is seen as an opportunity to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year.
Currently, Japan's whaling program is killing about 1,000 whales a year under the guise of "scientific purposes."
Known as the Hudsonville-Standale Tornado, it was part of a large, deadly outbreak of 49 tornadoes that affected the Great Plains, parts of the South, and the upper Midwest.
Thousands of people, mostly women, broke into shops and began seizing food and other items before the militia arrived to stop them.
The new strategy aims to reduce the output of methane, which reportedly has 20 times the effect on global warming that other gases, like carbon dioxide, have.
"The excavation of Pompeii brought to light not just individual buildings and artifacts, but an urban fabric."
Strong winds have worsened matters, causing the oil to spread across a wider distance. This spill not only threatens birds and other large animals in the bay, but also seafood species like shrimp, blue crab and oysters.