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File photo of the Las Vegas Strip during Earth Hour 2012. (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Casinos Going Dark For Earth Hour

Las Vegas casinos, along with many of the world’s landmarks, will go dark to observe Earth Hour on Saturday.

03/22/2013

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More Las Vegans Agree To Leave Car Behind

A growing number of Las Vegas Valley residents are ditching the car for a more environmentally-friendly way to get to work.

10/17/2012

File photo of a black-backed woodpecker. (credit: Sam Fried/GettyImages)

Protection Sought For Rare Woodpecker That Needs Forest Fires To Survive

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Smokey Bear has done such a good job stomping out forest fires the past half-century that a woodpecker that’s survived for millions of years by eating beetle larvae in burned trees […]

05/02/2012

File photo of a forest (Photo Credit: MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP / Getty Images)

Men Accused Of Setting Booby Traps Near Utah Trail

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of setting booby traps near a popular hiking trail in Utah.

04/22/2012

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5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

Credit: Getty Images/Ross M Horowitz

Public Voices Opposition Over Las Vegas Water Plan

The Southern Nevada Water Authority’s plans to pump water from remote valleys along the Nevada-Utah line to quench Las Vegas’ thirst drew strong opposition at a recent hearing.

10/09/2011

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