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Scientists Battle to Save World's Coral Reefs

SCIENCE | By Caleb Jones | Jun 21
After the most powerful El Nino on record heated the world's oceans to never-before-seen levels, huge swaths of once vibrant coral reefs that were teeming with life are now stark white ghost towns disintegrating into the sea.

Cambodian Royal Turtle Nearly Extinct - Less Than 10 in Wild

SCIENCE | Apr 26
Cambodia's Royal Turtle is nearly extinct, with fewer than 10 left in the wild, because increased sand dredging and illegal clearance of flooded forest have shrunk its habitat, a conservationist group warned Monday.

President Obama: Republicans' Climate Change Denial is "Unique"

POLITICS | Dec 5
Citing the environmental work of past Republican leaders Obama said the party's staunch opposition to his climate change efforts today are "ironic."

EPA Says VW Intentionally Violates Clean Air Standards

CORPORATE | By Matthew Daly | Sep 21
The Environmental Protection Agency said Volkswagen intentionally skirted clean air laws by using a piece of software that enabled about 500,000 of its diesel cars to emit fewer smog-causing pollutants during testing than in real-world driving conditions.

35,000 Gallons of Oil Spills After Montana Train Derailment

CORPORATE | By Matthew Brown, Matt Volz | Jul 22
Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said.

Lima Climate Talks Set for Record Carbon Footprint

SCIENCE | By Frank Bajak | Dec 10
The current U.N. climate talks will be the first to neutralize all the greenhouse gas pollution they generate, offset by host country Peru's protection of forest at three different reserves, organizers say.

Fuel Exports Soar Under Obama

FINANCE | By Dina Cappiello | Dec 9
Pollution linked to global warming keep rising even though the world's two largest carbon polluters have pledged to combat climate change, with the U.S. committing to deeper cuts and China saying its emissions will stop growing by 2030.

House Votes in Favor of Keystone Oil Pipeline

NATIONAL | By Dina Cappiello | Nov 15
Congress inched closer to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project.

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.

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