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We Asked A Park Ranger What It's Really Like To Work In NatureWe asked a park ranger about her experience working in nature.
What Are Parabens And Phthalates?Parabens and phthalates get a bad rap — but what exactly is in these controversial ingredients?
We Tried The Bleeding, Vegan 'Impossible' BurgerWe tried the vegan Impossible Burger, and it tasted just like meat.
What Is Eco Fiction? These Books Imagine The Scary Future Of Climate ChangeEco fiction books imagine how the future could look with climate change's effects.
How To Create An Upcycled Basket With Old Paper BagsTurn paper bags into an upcycled basket with this fun DIY.
13 Tasty Vegetarian Recipes For Meatless MondayThese vegetarian recipes will take Meatless Monday to the next level.
This Cheese Plate Is Really A Solar-Powered Flashlight, Lighter, And SpeakerYOLK is selling a SunMade Cheese kit of solar-powered speakers and lighters to support ongoing humanitarian work in Africa.
Why A Dutch Couple Is Driving This Solar-Powered Vehicle To The South PoleDutch zero-waste activists Liesbeth and Edwin ter Velde are preparing to take their solar-powered vehicle of upcycled plastic from a base camp in Antarctica to the South Pole.
New Hampshire's Pay-As-You-Throw Programs Are Reducing Waste By 50 PercentResearch from the University of New Hampshire hails the success of pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) trash programs in New Hampshire, where they've reduced waste by up to 50 percent.
SodaStream's New Device Picks Up Trash From The OceanThe consumer home carbonation company headed to Roatán in Honduras to clean a floating garbage patch with its "Holy Turtle" device.
This Startup Sells Swimsuits Made From Recycled FabricThe St. Louis startup uses measurements from 1.5 million to design swimsuits for all, and fabric sourced from factories to minimize manufacturing waste.
Hayley Williams' Vegan Hair Dyes Arrive At SephoraSephora is now carrying Good Dye Young hair dyes and lighteners online. Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams launched the vegan and cruelty-free company in 2016.
Smog Free Rings Are The Latest Green Wedding TrendDaan Roosegaarde is using the air pollution from his Smog Free Tower to create smog free engagement rings for eco-conscious couples.
This Sustainable Soy Candle Grows Wildflowers Once The Wax Is GoneAn Ohio-based couple combined the cozy Danish concept of hygge with sustainability to make these "growing" candles.
10 Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Carbon FootprintThe UN's latest climate change report paints a dire picture for the environment in 2040 if we don't reduce our carbon emissions. Here's how individuals can improve their carbon footprint.
What Is Composting?This guide answers all your questions about compost, including what goes into the pile, what stays out, where to keep your bin, and what is composting.
What's The Green New Deal?Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other newly elected Democrats in Congress are pushing for a Green New Deal that would decarbonize the agricultural and transportation industries, and abandon fossil fuels as a power source.
These Affordable Bamboo Homes Can Be Assembled In Just 4 HoursEarl Patrick Forlales took first place at RICS' Cities for the Future Challenge with his CUBO modular bamboo housing project for Manila.
WWF And Tesco Team Up To Cut Environmental Impact Of UK Groceries In HalfThe World Wildlife Fund is working with UK grocery brand Tesco to reduce food and packaging waste and offer more sustainable food options to customers.
Kids Cover A Swiss Glacier With Postcards To Raise Environmental AwarenessThe WAVE Foundation assembled the postcards on the shrinking Swiss glacier to send a message ahead of the latest UN climate talks.
This Project Would Turn Las Vegas Food Waste Into PowerRosalie Bingham wants to bring clean and renewable power to Las Vegas through an anaerobic digester, which would transform the city's food waste into electricity.
Spain Sets Goal To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity By 2050Under a new draft law, the socialist government of Spain is shuttering most of its coal plants and banning new licenses on fossil fuel drilling and fracking. It will also dramatically increase its solar and wind power capacities.
Scientists Are Using Drones To Track These Critically Endangered ParrotsFacing threats from sugar gliders and logging, the swift parrot has decreased in population. But drones could help Australian scientists track and protect the critically endangered species.
How A Girl Scout Troop Helped Pass Local Legislation On Single-Use PlasticsA group of second and third grade Brownies in Narberth, Pennsylvania led the charge on the town's new single-use plastics restrictions, including a plastic straw ban.
5 Ethical And Stylish Jewelry BrandsRaven + Lily, The Starfish Project, and other ethical jewelers empower women entrepreneurs, victims of sex trafficking, and people transitioning out of homelessness with their necklaces, bracelets, and earrings — all crafted from sustainable sources.
How To Help Victims Of The California WildfiresThe Red Cross, California Community Foundation, Airbnb, and more are helping California through a historically deadly wildfire season.
This Treadmill Generates Electricity As You JogSportsArt has added the Verde treadmill to its ECO-POWR line of green gym equipment, which lets users power their gyms with kinetic energy.
Coastal Cities Consider Waterfront Parks Over Sea Walls To Combat FloodingBoston, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach are adopting the Dutch concept of "living with the water" through parks designed to divert flooding and rising sea levels. They're an eco-friendly alternative to sea walls, which cause erosion.
Minneapolis And St. Paul Are Going Greener With Help From Michael BloombergThe former New York City mayor revealed the latest winners of his charitable organization's American Cities Climate Challenge, an accelerator program that supports environmentally-minded cities. Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Chicago were some of the champions.
Philanthropist Donates $1 Billion To Protect The Environment Over The Next DecadeHansjörg Wyss is leading a campaign to support indigenous conservation projects, raise public awareness on biodiversity, commission scientific studies, and pressure the Convention on Biological Diversity to raise its targets.
The Rainforest Trust Is Auctioning Off The Naming Rights To New Animal SpeciesThe conservationist nonprofit will let supports name newly identified mice, salamanders, frogs, ants, and orchids for $10,000-$20,000 opening bids.
The Ozone Layer Is Recovering From DepletionThe UN and NASA are attributing the success to the Montreal Protocol, which has reduced or banned the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODS).
One-Third Of Americans Are Now "Flexitarian"The "flexitarian" lifestyle is catching, as more Americans are incorporating plant-based meals into their diets and avoiding meat and dairy.
How A Group Of Refugee Women Started Their Own Organic Rooftop GardenMiriam Shaar and the other women refugees behind Soufra are starting the garden with the support of WPA and the Norwegian embassy.
New Report Reveals Investors Are Avoiding Fossil Fuels, Supporting Clean TechThe US SIF Foundation's annual trends report shows that ESG factors are now applied to $12 trillion in assets, and that environmental factors are growing popular due to the Trump administration's policies.
Conservationists Suggest Moving Endangered Species Into CitiesUCLA professors Brad Shaffer and Ursula Heise propose "sanctuary cities" or an "urban ark" as a way to stabilize and save endangered species.
Zoos Release Critically Endangered Dusky Gopher Frogs Into The WildThe dusky gopher frog, whose fate is currently under Supreme Court review, got a population boost from zoos in Detroit and Omaha, which released about 300 amphibians into the wild.
Walmart Invests In More Solar PowerThe grocery and home goods giant is adding solar panels to stores and distribution centers in Illinois to hit its 2025 goal of achieving 50 percent renewable energy across operations.
This Former Coal Plant Is Being Transformed Into A Clean Energy SiteGlenn Foy's Michigan Hub is turning a former Litchfield coal power plant into a clean energy site that will host Independent Barley and Malt and other local tenants.
Port Of Rotterdam Aims To Cut Emissions By 49% In 2030The Netherlands transit hub is cutting emissions to hit the UN's IMO guidelines. It's using Pronto technology, rechargeable batteries, and hybrid fuel to get there.
Amazon Announces New Investments In Solar PowerThe online retail giant will add 20 megawatts of solar energy to U.K. fulfillment centers, and donate $10 million to the Closed Loop Fund to improve curbside recycling in America.
Inside The World's First Solar-Powered AirportIndia's seventh busiest airport has been completely solar-powered since 2015, and it's inspiring other travel hubs in the country and Ghana to do the same.
Sodexo Announces Plans To Eliminate Plastic Bags And Stirrers By 2019The food services company is eliminating plastic bags and stirrers by 2019, and will also make plastic straws request only by that date. Polystyrene foam containers will go in 2025.
How Disney Is Making Its Parks More Eco-FriendlyDisney is tackling its emissions and waste targets by adding a new solar power site to Disney World, banning plastic straws, and switching to LED.
Virgin Atlantic Takes First Flight On A More Sustainable Jet FuelThe Richard Branson company has completed its first test flight with LanzaTech jet fuel, derived from industrial waste gases on steel mills.
How Mushrooms Could Help Save Honey BeesScientific research led by Paul Stamets indicates the mycelium in mushrooms could help prevent honey bee deaths.
How A Renewable Energy Company Is Combining Solar And Wind PowerThe Chicago-based company is planning a combination wind and solar energy site in Ohio that promises consistent clean, renewable power.
Red Lobster Plans To Eliminate Plastic Straws By 2020The casual dining chain is joining Starbucks and McDonald's in their efforts to eliminate single-use plastic straws from all restaurant locations.