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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 11:12 PM EST

"Empowerhouse" in Deanwood

"Empowerhouse" in Deanwood

A ribbon cutting today celebrated the completion of an award winning solar house.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 at 06:16 PM EDT

Saving the Bonobos

Saving the Bonobos

American University graduate student Irene Magafan is trying to bring attention to the unusual, complex and endangered bonobos. Click here to learn more about her documentary, "The Bonobo Connection."

Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 09:42 PM EDT

Debate Over Future of Dyke Marsh

Debate Over Future of Dyke Marsh

The future of about 480 acres of marsh land on the Potomac between Alexandria and Mount Vernon has generated a controversy that has boaters and the National Park Service on opposite shores.

Monday, May 14, 2012 at 09:58 AM EDT

D.C. Wraps Up LED Alleyway Light Project

D.C. Wraps Up LED Alleyway Light Project

The District is brightening up the city's alleys with new lights that are expected to last longer and cut emissions.

Monday, Apr 23, 2012 at 01:10 PM EDT

Two DC Schools Receive Green Ribbon Award

Two DC Schools Receive Green Ribbon Award

The Obama Administration named 78 schools in 29 states as the first ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon schools; two of which are right here in the District.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 02:34 PM EDT

Jessica Alba Is "Eco-Mama"

Jessica Alba Is "Eco-Mama"

Jessica Alba discusses ways that she is environmentally friendly as a parent and tells about her plans for a third baby.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 10:28 AM EDT

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.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 11:08 AM EDT

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

The West Irving Library in Texas operates completely on solar power. The 1-year-old building is generating even more power than it uses.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 11:50 AM EDT

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.

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