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Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Bringing Back the Bobwhite Quail

Bringing Back the Bobwhite Quail

Quail hunting is hobby for many North Texans, but the bird is becoming more difficult to find because of its declining population, but one man at the University of North Texas is trying to reverse the trend.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Big 3 Mull Permanent Water Restrictions

Big 3 Mull Permanent Water Restrictions

The mayors of North Texas' three largest cities mull making water restrictions permanent.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Fort Worth Asking Residents to Find, Fix Water Leaks

Fort Worth Asking Residents to Find, Fix Water Leaks

The city of Fort Worth is asking residents to check for and repair any water leaks found at their homes or businesses.

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Arrest Made in Strangulation Death Near TCU
Arrest Made in Strangulation Death Near TCU

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Mother of Cowboys' Draft Pick Explains 'Taco' Nickname

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Not Guilty: Price Acquitted on 7 Charges; Jury Hung on 4
Not Guilty: Price Acquitted on 7 Charges; Jury Hung on 4

Longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was found not guilty of bribery and six other charges related to conspiracy Friday; jurors were unable to render a verdict on four charges related to...

From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump
From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump

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Remote Cross-Border Towns Assist Each Other with Services
Remote Cross-Border Towns Assist Each Other with Services

Deep in the Texas borderland, isolated communities depend on each other no matter which side of the border they're located.