Let's be honest.There aren't a lot of "bad days" for a global petrochemical company that made a record $45.2 billion profit last year, so we'll just say ExxonMobil had a less than stellar day on Wednesday when state regulators penalized it more than $600,000 for environmental crimes.ExxonMobil's ... More >>
The Cove expertly exposes the horrific treatment of dolphins, but what about the uglies?
Where there's leprosy, there's usually an armadillo.
The Jaguarundicourtesy of blueskull611Ever heard of the jaguarundi? Neither have we. Perhaps that's because this unique type of cat that lives along the Texas border with Mexico is endangered. Perhaps it's because nobody really cares. We're guessing it's a bit of both, but that doesn't mean every an ... More >>
Logo courtesy BPGood news and bad news for Texas City: The good news is that BP will be spending $167 million to reduce pollution in its plant there.The bad news is that they were polluting the area so bad it's going to take $167 million to do something about it.The Environmental Protection Agency a ... More >>
The good news is that the Environmental Protection Agency has issued its list of counties that don't meet the agency's standards for fine-particle air pollution, and Harris County is not on that list.The bad news is that the American Lung Association thinks it damn well should be on the list.The EPA ... More >>
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protested at the Houston Zoo Saturday, demanding that the zoo stop breeding elephants after the death of two-year-old Mac from the elephant herpesvirus.Hair Balls caught up with PETA spokeswoman Lindsay Rajt at the protest. "PETA is appalled that yet anoth ... More >>
Moody Gardens opens a new film and a new exhibit, both with plenty of sharks
The Houston Museum of Natural Science is squeamish for squamates
That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it
Feral pigs are ugly, destructive and mean. Some people in Texas just love to trap, stab or shoot them. Or put them in rodeos. With dogs.
Zydeco Louisiana Diner
Brosnan's narration can't mar Deep Blue's gorgeous ocean footage
The life of the emperor penguin isn't easy, but it might make yours seem better
Plot-light Madagascar still manages clever gags for grown-ups
The Audubon Society wants some killer birds to stay off its land
League City neighbors go to war against rogue coyotes
The furries are fighting like animals, just for a little respect
A gourmet environmentalist shares his favorite venison recipes
Robert "Scuba Bob" Knapick
CEC splits from an increasingly commercial fest
Crown Central Petroleum spews, sputters and flares up. Neighbors of the plant view it uneasily, never quite sure when it's going to blow.
Who needs a plot when you have Eddie Murphy talking to the animals?
With billboards of windmills promising gentle, nonpolluting energy, Green Mountain offers Texans a new power avenue. Will they take it? Should they?
In two decades, Wally Swett's sanctuary has become a place of peace for primates - it's the humans that have him going bananas
Stop wheezing and cheer up. A front group finds a bright spin on our brown air.
As part of the Bush legacy, a special law can hide polluting industries
Barker Reservoir, Highway 6 at Briar Forest
Feral hogs are on the increase. And so are those who hunt them.
Fireflies are dissapearing from the night sky
Montgomery County tries to ride herd on its exotic pets