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The Ten Least Green States In U.S. (PHOTOS)

The Ten Least Green States In U.S. (PHOTOS)

While Earth Day was an important time to highlight issues surrounding our environment, pollution impacts our world on every single day of the year. Last year, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed the environmental issues facing each state. In observance o…

Earth Day 2011: World’s Most Polluted Places (PHOTOS)

Earth Day 2011: World’s Most Polluted Places (PHOTOS)

The world’s most polluted places in the world might come as a surprise to some. No sprawling, globally-renowned metropolis like Los Angeles or London ranks among them, and even within their own countries, these places are often rarely visite…

Earth Day 2011: The Best Green Movies And Shows To Watch (VIDEO)

Earth Day 2011: The Best Green Movies And Shows To Watch (VIDEO)

Ready to curl up on the couch and watch a movie when you’re done embracing the outdoors on Earth Day? Earth Day Network has compiled a list of recommended eco-minded films, documentaries and television series that will fit nicely with any ot…

Earth Day 2011: 21 Places To Visit Before They Disappear (PHOTOS)

Earth Day 2011: 21 Places To Visit Before They Disappear (PHOTOS)

The new book, 100 Places to Go Before They Disappear, will appear on bookshelves on May 1st. It’s a compelling title: a list of 100 places around the world that are disappearing — or are in danger of disappearing — before our very eyes.Wat…

Earth Day 2011: Get Involved (PHOTOS)

Earth Day 2011: Get Involved (PHOTOS)

While every day should be Earth Day, only one day of the year has been designated as such. Thus, let’s take this opportunity to participate in activities and embrace practices that we should continue year-round. By choosing to live a green l…

Earth Day Freebies: The Best Free Earth Day 2011 Promotions (PHOTOS)

Earth Day Freebies: The Best Free Earth Day 2011 Promotions (PHOTOS)

Earth Day 2011 is April 22, and in addition to spending time outdoors, spreading awareness and saving the environment, there’s no better way to celebrate the planet than with free goodies!From free coffee and free trees, to more free coffee,…

Green Faith: Religions Celebrate Earth Day 2011

Green Faith: Religions Celebrate Earth Day 2011

Earth Day 2011 will be observed April 22 in over 175 countries around the world. Individuals and communities will unite in service projects, conservation efforts, and public rallies to raise awareness and coalesce support for protecting our …

Earth Day 2011 In Los Angeles

Earth Day 2011 In Los Angeles

Even though Earth Day has been celebrated in April 22 for over forty years, Southern California is partying all month long (and into May) with family-friendly weekend fairs, film screenings, and opportunities to help beautify Los Angeles. Sc…

Two Suns? Twin Stars Could Be Visible From Earth By 2012

Two Suns? Twin Stars Could Be Visible From Earth By 2012

Earth could be getting a second sun, at least temporarily.Dr. Brad Carter, Senior Lecturer of Physics at the University of Southern Queensland, outlined the scenario to news.com.au. Betelgeuse, one of the night sky’s brightest stars, is losi…

Rachel Maddow On New Zodiac Signs: I’m Not Changing Mine! (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow On New Zodiac Signs: I’m Not Changing Mine! (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow sent a message to the people behind the new zodiac signs: I’m not changing mine.Speaking on her Thursday show, Maddow took viewers on a whirlwind tour of the changes to the Earth’s magnetic fields that led some astronomers in M…

Solar Eclipse 2011: Partial Eclipse On January 4

Solar Eclipse 2011: Partial Eclipse On January 4

According to NASA, four partial solar and two total lunar eclipses will take place in 2011. This combination is extremely rare, having happened only six times in the 21st century. It is also very rare that so many partial solar eclipses take…

Sun Eruption Is Beautiful, Filament Explosion Is 400,000 Miles Long

Sun Eruption Is Beautiful, Filament Explosion Is 400,000 Miles Long

Via Gawker comes this beautiful video, shot yesterday by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, of a gigantic solar prominence erupting on the Sun. Despite being over 400,000 miles long, Discovery’s Bad Astronomy blog reassures us that Earth ha…

Sean Parnell: ‘Only God Knows’ How Old Earth Is

Sean Parnell: ‘Only God Knows’ How Old Earth Is

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell, Sarah Palin’s successor, appeared stumped by a question about the age of the earth Thursday, choosing not to answer a multiple choice question regarding the matter during a gubernatorial debate.”Only God knows,” Par…

11 Amazing Tropical Rainforests (PHOTOS)

11 Amazing Tropical Rainforests (PHOTOS)

Tropical rainforests are the richest, oldest, most diverse, and most priceless regions of the world – over half of the world’s estimated 10 million species of plants, animals and insects live in tropical rainforests, and the Amazon rainfores…