Florida is a national leader in orange and grapefruit production.But in the past few years, landowners have given up on more than 100,000 acres of citrus groves, which have become a threat to producers of the state's signature crop.The abandoned groves are breeding grounds for pests and diseases.
In case you haven't heard, it's National Radon Action Month.Every January, the Environment Protection Agency and other federal agencies hit the airwaves to tell us that radon gas can kill and that every home should be tested.
Church elders and environmentalists are working together on Chicago's South Side. They hope to show teens there's a link between faith and saving the earth while helping them grow into responsible men.
Every January for the past decade, you've heard the same basic news story: It announces that last year was one of the warmest years on the planet since 1880, when record-keeping began in earnest.Well, it's January, and yes, last year was one of the warmest years on record since 1880.