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JOIN NBC IN CELEBRATING EARTH WEEK, APRIL 16 TO 22. #EarthInspiresMe

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:51 PM CDT

Evidence of the Oil Spill Was Obvious, But Was It a Crime?

Evidence of the Oil Spill Was Obvious, But Was It a Crime?

An acrid stink of petroleum sent Santa Barbara County firefighters scrambling three years ago in a search of a possible spill. When they arrived at Refugio State Beach, oil was staining the pristine sands and...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 09:42 AM CDT

Ex-EPA Chief: Millennials Have Stepped Up Amid Complacency

Ex-EPA Chief: Millennials Have Stepped Up Amid Complacency

Christine Todd Whitman was at the first Earth Day 48 years ago, long before she became governor of New Jersey and head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Her generation was inspired by "Silent Spring,"...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:46 AM CDT

Calif. Researchers Taking on Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Calif. Researchers Taking on Great Pacific Garbage Patch

A Bay Area nonprofit has high hopes for tackling the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which features 80,000 tons of floating plastic. Alameda-based company The Ocean Cleanup is building what it hopes will...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:52 AM CDT

Coral Reef Insurance May Be a Sea Change for Conservation

Coral Reef Insurance May Be a Sea Change for Conservation

A groundbreaking new insurance policy is being taken out on coral reefs near the beaches in the Cancún area — not to protect boats or divers but the reefs themselves. Through parametric insurance, a new...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 09:37 AM CDT

How to Check Over Your Bike Before You Ride or Buy

How to Check Over Your Bike Before You Ride or Buy

Don't skip these easy checks when you buy your first bike or pull it out for a ride after the winter.

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