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WATCH: Secrets Of Strange Arches Revealed

natureheader | Richard A. Lovett | Posted 07.21.2014 | Science

The fantastical arch shapes of sandstone formations have long been thought to be sculpted by wind and rain. But a team of researchers has now found th...

For One State, Eroding Coastlines Put Homeowners And Government At Odds

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 11.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

HONOLULU -- Little focuses the mind about far-off dangers better than when those dangers start to get close. Real close. Residents of Rocky Poin...

Precariously Placed Homes Get Washed Away In Hawaii

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

For most of Hawaii, the winter means big swells and excellent surfing. But for one neighborhood, the recent waves caught more than just surfers. Rocky...

Feds and BP Clash Over Barrels Spilled at Macondo Trial

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the Macondo spill trial, number crunching or quantification of the oil flow started Monday in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, with Judge Carl Barbier presiding. The U.S. is on one side with a figure of about 5 million barrels for the disaster that commenced in 2010, versus BP and Anadarko on the other with 3.26 million barrels.

Welcome to Hurricane Season Circa 2012

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

With memories of the catastrophic hurricane seasons of 2004, 2005 and 2008 (the three most costly on record) still fresh, the predictions for an average season are quite welcome. But two recent publications suggest that we are far from being in the clear when it comes to hurricanes.

NASA Orbiter Yields Big Surprise About Sand Dunes On Mars

Posted 05.10.2012 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 05/09/2012 01:15 PM EDT on SPACE.com Towering sand dunes on Mars, once thought to be ancient and unchanging, are...

Scorpion Armor May Inspire Super-Resistant Materials

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.25.2012 | Science

A super-hard ridge pattern inspired by scorpions takes the sting out of erosion in a new paper published in the American Chemical Society journal, Lan...

Top Water-related Impacts of Climate Change

Steve Fleischli | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green
Steve Fleischli

2011-12-16-Screenshot20111216at3.01.10PM.jpg Here are just a few of the ways climate change is expected to impact water -- and everything on earth that depends on it.

Lynne Peeples

Environment At Risk From Anticipated Farm Bill Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

On October 17, a massive dust storm hit Lubbock, Texas, adding to already significant agricultural and environmental devastation across the South this...

(PHOTOS) Giant Sinkhole Found Under Guatemala City Woman's Bed

Posted 09.20.2011 | World

When Inocenta Hernandez awoke to the sound of a massive explosion, she immediately ran outside -- but soon discovered, much to her horror, that the fr...

Watching the Future Wash Away

Donald Carr | Posted 06.13.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

Bad federal policy and intensifying storms are washing away the rich dark soils in the Midwest that made this country an agricultural powerhouse and that remain the essential foundation of a healthy and sustainable food system in the future.

WATCH: Soil Erosion Far Worse Than Reported In American Farmlands

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green

If the American classic song is right and “this land was made for you and me,” then why are we paying to have it destroyed? This is the question p...

ReThink Review: DIRT! The Movie -- Love the Earth, Literally

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Earth Day has come and gone, and while many of us took time to think about our planet, we were probably focused on the things that happen on its surfa...

Southern California Beach Erosion Is Worst In A Decade

latimes.com | Tony Barboza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Jeremy and Fernando Gutierrez descended a staircase to a cove in Laguna Beach for a nighttime lobster dive and almost fell into the ocean. Even in ...

Kivalina Appeals: Eroding Alaska Village Appeals Lawsuit's Dismissal, Blames Corporations For Climate Change

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — One of Alaska's most eroded villages wants to revive a lawsuit that claims greenhouse gasses from oil, power and coal companies ...

Global Warming Deniers, You Will Be Denied

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Insurance companies, which are based on the so-called 'invisible hand,' have seen the writing on the wall and are no longer in the business of insuring new homes on the Outer Banks in NC.

Help Send A Citizen Journalist To Copenhagen

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wade Norris

Huffington Post is holding a contest to send a citizen journalist to Copenhagen as part of its Hopenhagen platform. This contest will provide a unique...

Rejoice! Ice Free Arctic Summers Within a Decade!

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Great news here! Oil companies are going to have a great opportunity to drill in the Arctic Sea floor to find more fossil fuels, because the Arctic Circle will soon be ice-free in the summers.

The Church Can No Longer Deny World Crises

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tri Robinson

What I am about to state seems indisputably clear to me as a Bible-believing and Bible-practicing Christian. After spending the better part of 30 year...

Celebrities' Hamptons Homes Slipping Into Ocean

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Beachfront homes in the Hamptons hamlet of Wainscott - including the one belonging to cosmetics heir and former mayoral candidate Ronald Lauder - are ...