Stories about advocacy for the environment

Arlington Eco-Fest 2012 Saturday September 22

Green Event    

By Teresa McUsic    

Sept. 7, 2012

August 29, 2012

Some North Texas environmentalists are standing up to the Keystone XL pipeline.

Couple says 'no' to plastic for a year

The remains of an albatross on Midway Island who died from eating plastic. Photo by Chris Jordan.

Aug. 16, 2012

By Julie Thibodeaux

As more people forego using chemicals on their lawns and gardens and seek organic produce, many in the local green community were outraged that cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area were ramping up efforts to combat mosquitos carrying West Nile virus by spraying pesticides in urban neighborhoods.

EPA to host hearing on new cement rules

Aug. 10, 2012

Aug. 5, 2012

The saying, usually attributed to Confucius, “Give a man a fish, and you’ll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you’ve fed him for a lifetime.” could also be attributed to 67-year-old Dallasite gardener Don Lambert.

July 31, 2012

As a philosophy professor at the University of North Texas, Dr. Adam Briggle is an expert at ethical debates. But last year, he found himself in the middle of real-world problem solving when he agreed to head up the Denton Stakeholder Advisory Group.

By Jada Brazell     


(Photo: A promotional image for Dallas Residents at Risk)

July 13, 2012

Area activists are partnering with concerned residents to make sure their voices are heard when it comes to gas drilling in Dallas.