The largest Shrine circus producer in the country announced last week that he’ll no longer produce shows featuring elephants, tigers, lions or other wild animals. 

Authors from Dallas County Community College have published a two-volume textbook titled "Feasted Landscapes: Sustainability in American Topics."

Monarch on Milkweed

In October, migrating monarch butterflies will flutter into North Texas and they need milkweeds for their hatchling caterpillars to feed on.

The Texas Envirothon team, the Academy of Science and Technology Team Arctic Wolves in Clear Lake, took third place at the 2015 NCF-Envirothon in Springfield, Mo. From left are team members Colton Nettleton, Eleanor Shaul, Andie Tong, Horatia Fang and Micheal Bohnet. (Courtesy of Missouri DNR/Van Beydler) 

Aug. 14, 2015

 

Dallas-based Bug-Bouncer sells eco-friendly mosquito repellent in three blends. Photos courtesy of Marla McDonald.

Aug. 5, 2015

While there are a number of eco-friendly mosquito repellents on the market, Marla McDonald of Dallas and Stephen Sawyer of Austin got the itch to sell their own version called Bug-Bouncer last year. Now they're scrambling to keep the product in stock with orders swarming in from as far away as Hawaii.

Jason Winningham of Duncanville created the Green Tip of the Week series. GreenSourceDFW.org recently began publishing Winningham’s eco-friendly videos as an ongoing feature.

Aug. 3, 2015

By Julie Thibodeaux

Arlington Conservation Council volunteers pose in front of their state bird float.

Cheetah

The Perot Museum hosts "Amazing Animals: Built to Survive" through Sept. 7.

​In June, Texas joined California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and other states in banning the shark fin trade.

June 23, 2015 

Last week, Pope Francis delivered a blunt message to the world regarding the environment in a 184-page encyclical, entitled "Laudato Si," an Italian phrase meaning "Praised Be To You" taken from a song penned by St. Francis, the patron saint of ecology.

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