Oct 3, 2013 National parks are closed, so vacations are ruined. Vacations are ruined, so vacationers are asking for refunds -- and sometimes they're actually getting them.
Oct 3, 2013 The shutdown isn't only affecting federal employees -- the private sector is struggling too.
Oct 1, 2013 Closed national parks. Non-essential government services ground to a halt. And the shutdown will cut into GDP.
Sep 26, 2013 It turns out the government can do more with Big Data than just spy -- they can use it to save money, too.
Aug 22, 2013 Parks are increasingly translating 'Leave No Trace' into 'Leave No Trash Can.'
Aug 5, 2013 More than 40 years after the “Crying Indian” campaign encouraged Americans to stop pollution, a new "Keep America Beautiful" hopes to boost recycling.
Jul 5, 2013 Despite federal budget cuts from sequestration, the National Park Service says attendance is up in 2013.
Jun 6, 2013 The Monterrey Bay Aquarium just released a new report on all the sea junk they've discovered over the past 22 years of underwater surveys.
Aug 16, 2012 How does our garbage relate to our GDP? Economist Michael McDonough has worked out the GDP-to-trash economic indicator.