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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.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Frisco's Water Restrictions Remain Despite Rain

Frisco's Water Restrictions Remain Despite Rain

Outdoor watering now depends on the time of day.

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TxDOT Prepares Bridges, Overpasses for Possible Ice

TxDOT Prepares Bridges, Overpasses for Possible Ice

Bridges and overpasses in four North Texas counties have been pretreated for ice in advance of the Arctic cold temperatures Thursday and Friday.

North Texas Girl Collects Toys For Kids With Cancer

North Texas Girl Collects Toys For Kids With Cancer

A North Texas girl battling cancer is renewing her wish to make sure other cancer patients have a Merry Christmas.

New Contract Ends Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Strike

New Contract Ends Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Strike

Musicians with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra voted to approve a new four-year contract after an anonymous donor stepped up with a six-digit donation.

Trump to Meet With OSU Attack Victims, Resume Road Show

Trump to Meet With OSU Attack Victims, Resume Road Show

Donald Trump is going to try to show a more sensitive side Thursday, meeting with victims of last week's Ohio State University attack, before taking his "thank you" road show to three more states that supported...

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man During Warrant Operation

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man During Warrant Operation

A Duncanville police officer fatally shot a person Wednesday during a warrant operation, officials say.

SWA Plane Returns to Love Field Due to Pressurization Issue

SWA Plane Returns to Love Field Due to Pressurization Issue

A Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Dallas Love Field to Houston Hobby Airport was forced to make an emergency landing due to a "pressurization issue," an airline spokesperson says.