Arbor Day News
Hazelnuts: Not Only for Food, But Fuel
If a national research group has its way, U.S. farmers will soon add a new crop to their fields -- hazelnuts. Traditionally known as a European crop used to make sweets and healthy cooking oils, hazelnuts may have even bigger potential as a bio-fuel and feed for livestock, researchers say. And
Earth Day 2010: Top 10 Deals, Perks, Freebies
To Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, Companies Offer Giveaways, Discounts
Marisa's Musings: Auto Sales, Flooding, Census, Veterans, Vatican Scandal
Surprising jumps in auto sales for the month of March..waters are starting to recede in the Northeast...and it's Census Day...I'm Marisa Bramwell and here's the latest from the ABC News Desk: MARCH AUTO SALES UP: Charles Herman reports: “Auto sales...
Nine Last-Minute Gifts That Will Get Delivered in Time
Need a last-minute Christmas gift, but can't make it out to the mall? Never fear. Online retailers are here to ease your panic. Many retailers ended their shipping discounts and deliver-by-Christmas guarantees on Monday, but some are still in effect today and Wednesday. Procrastinators beware: the
New York's MillionTreesNYC Project
If New Yorkers happen to notice a large greenhouse roaming the streets, they should not be alarmed. It's all part of MillionTreesNYC, a program to beautify the city and help the environment by planting a million trees in the city...
Just One Thing: April is MillionTreesNYC in New York
If New Yorkers happen to notice a large greenhouse roaming the streets, they should not be alarmed. It's all part of MillionTreesNYC , a program to beautify the city and help the environment by planting 1 million trees in the city over 10 years. The program, a partnership between New York Mayor
Celebrate the Earth with eco-friendly sites
If the celebrations of Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 25) have triggered your child's interest in "going green," here are some fun online ways to further that interest. At the PBS Kids EekoWorld, www.EekoWorld.org , kids ages 6 through 9 can explore environmental issues by participating
"You Could Say D.C. is the New North Carolina"
A climate story in today's Washington Post raised some eyebrows around here: the National Arbor Day Foundation reporting that Washington is becoming home to trees that were previously only found south of there. Above is a map from the Arbor...
Cities go hi-tech to shade their streets
"Wangari" has begun to spread her roots in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. The red maple tree Mayor Thomas Menino planted on Arbor Day this spring is named for Wangari Maathai, a 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and driving force behind the United Nation's One Billion Tree Campaign for 2007. Now
Look Up in the Sky...
Thanks for watching our Internet edition of Nightline. Summer is the season for among other things the Hollywood blockbuster. And that means comic book superheroes taking over movie screens somewhere near you. But what does it take to a superhero in real life. Is it the costume special powers or