Topics :: ecology

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Pesticide-Makers Point to Other Culprits in Bee Die-Offs

SCIENCE | By Emery P. Dalesio | Nov 25
A comparison of more than three dozen pesticides found neonics produced by Bayer CropScience and Syngenta among the chemicals most toxic to bees, according to a September study by USDA researchers.

Scientists: Major Coral Bleaching Crisis Spreads Worldwide

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Oct 12
Triggered by global warming and the El Nino, record hot ocean water is causing fragile coral to go white and often die, threatening picturesque reefs that are hotspots of marine life, experts say.

Scientists, Tribe Study Shrinking Washington State Glacier

SCIENCE | By Phuong Le | Aug 30
The shrinking glaciers here mirror what is happening around the U.S. and worldwide: As the planet warms, glaciers are losing volume, some faster than others.

Element to Open First Hotel in Europe

Dec 13
Scheduled to open in 2014, Element Frankfurt Airport marks the much-anticipated European debut of the trailblazing eco-wise brand.

A Green Sanctuary at Element Times Square

By Mark Thompson | Oct 11
A recent in-town getaway to the new 411-room Element Times Square, which opened in 2010, confirmed that Element by Westin is not only "green" but also a refuge for restoring your balance while recharging your creative battery.

High-Tech Home Lighting Innovations: Cooler, Colorful, Cleaner

HOME | By Bob Sanders | Sep 20
LEDs have finally come of age, with eco-friendly products ranging from flashlights to undermounts.

15 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone in the Fall

Sep 6
It is not just the sudden-onset yellow transforming the towering aspens that provides the signal that fall has arrived in Yellowstone Country. Other signs are the fat bears and noisy bull elk. and Coca-Cola Make High-End Home Design

HOME | Aug 11
In hopes of giving products made from recycled materials a little more cachet, musician and The Coca-Cola Co. are partnering to make a line of clothing and gear called Ekocycle.

Why Adventure Travel Is Good for Health: Active Travelers Shed Pounds and Live Longer

Jul 24
"Adventure travel options give travelers the ability to set their own pace while immersing themselves in the local culture and natural beauty of the region."

Tomato Tips for Summer Gardening

HOME | Jul 12
It’s important to understand common tomato terms, often seen on tomato plant tags and the basics of growing tomatoes. The more you know, the better you’ll grow.

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