Mosquito Population Expected To Boom Due To Rainy SummerThe Allegheny County Health Department says they're actively testing mosquitos for West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Virus.
Funny Video: Polar Bear Caught Dancing At Pittsburgh ZooWhat if the polar bears at the Pittsburgh Zoo could dance and sing?
Scary-Looking Insect Invades Area, But Don’t Call Them TicksThose plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They're called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don't call them ticks, because they're not.
How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-FriendlyJune is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration's toll on the environment, and for many couples, that's a big concern.
Nightmarish 'Mayfly Blizzard' Closes Bridge For 2 Nights, Causes CrashesAuthorities say a Pennsylvania bridge has been closed for a second straight night because of swarms of mayflies so thick that they caused accidents.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
Drought Affecting Local FarmersWhile it has generally been a Spring filled with pleasant, rain-free weather, the lack of rain could spell trouble for local farmers.
Warty Pigs Arrive In Pittsburgh For New Zoo ExhibitThe pig population has increased from zero to three, at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.
Angie’s List: Protecting Your Dog From The New Flu StrainA new strain of flu is affecting thousands of dogs all over the country. At least six in the Chicago area have died.
Experts: Peregrine Falcon Chick Developing Slowly, Hope Recent Progress ContinuesA peregrine falcon chick hatched just over 2 weeks ago in Oakland and has received a lot of attention.
Ornithologist: Peregrine Falcon Mom Being Attentive Despite Challenges With Newest ChickA hawk flies above the crowd on a sunny afternoon at the National Aviary. After a five-year absence, eagles, owls and their kin have returned to the Rose Garden.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
Creepy Crawly Season: Tent Caterpillars Invading Local YardsOn the back deck of Bobbi Kapis’s home they are everywhere.