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What Are Banana Blossoms? They May Be the Next Vegan Fad
What are banana blossoms? They are becoming increasingly popular in the vegan community, replacing certain animal products in popular dishes.
Washington State Gas Is in Short Supply: Here’s What You Should Know
Although the gas shortage is driving up prices everywhere, it's particularly bad in Washington State — the prices are seriously exorbitant.
Hurricanes Could Be Worse This Season, With the Gulf of Mexico’s Loop Current
A loop current in the Gulf of Mexico could make for an extra intense hurricane season — here's why.
Here’s What You Should Know About the Monkeypox Virus Outbreak
If you're concerned about the recent buzz surrounding a monkeypox virus outbreak, here's everything you need to know about the deadly disease.
Show Your Support for Reproductive Rights at These Abortion Rights Rallies Across the U.S.
Regardless of the gender you identify with, reproductive rights are incredibly important. So to show your support, attend these abortion rights rallies near you.
Here’s What Asian Jumping Worms Look Like, to Identify and Manage the Invasive Species
If you aren't familiar with jumping worms, they are an invasive species that have recently been found in gardens across New England.
The Pros and Cons of Using Water Pipelines to Mitigate Droughts
A proposed water pipeline would carry water from the Pacific Ocean into Utah's almost-dried up Great Salt Lake, which has been facing a major shortage.
New Tool Determines the Probability of Your Home Facing Wildfires
Whether you're in an area vulnerable to fires, or if you're situated in an area saturated by rain, using Risk Factor could be good when buying a home.
Goats Are Good Landscapers, Depending on What You Need Them For
Can you use goats for landscaping? One community in Cincinnati, Ohio is letting goats do the dirty work — but what kinds of things can they accomplish?
‘Canine Intervention’ Star, Jas Leverette, on Training Celebrity Pups (Exclusive)
We caught up with 'Canine Intervention' star and celebrity dog trainer Jas Leverette about his latest partnership and experiences with dog training.
A Guide to Camping With Dogs, if You’re New to Tenting With Your Furry Friend
If you've never camped with your dog, doing so is somewhat of an adjustment — but it's a great way for you to bond in the great outdoors.
Derecho Slams South Dakota, Creating Mass Destruction
South Dakota, and other parts of the midwest, were slammed by a massive derecho, which created mass chaos in the region.
8 Greenpeace Protestors Arrested in the U.K. for Blocking Russian Oil Tanker
A Russian oil tanker in Essex, England was forced to make a U-turn in the Thames River, after protestors blocked its path. Eight have been arrested.
9 Books on Abortion Rights That Everyone Should Read
Whether you're already a parent or if you're interested in learning more about the recent reproductive debates, these books about abortion rights are so important.
Everything You Need to Know About the Fires in Colorado Springs
A fire in Colorado Springs, which was reportedly started by a deputy's car, has been the root cause of several evacuations in the area.
Los Angeles Residents Asked to Shorten Showers — How Long Should a Shower Take?
How long should I be showering to save water? Los Angeles residents were recently asked to cut their showers by four minutes, amid ongoing water cuts.
Images of Our Galaxy’s Supermassive Black Hole Have Finally Been Captured
Scientists have officially captured the first-ever images of the supermassive black hole that's located right in the center of our galaxy.
Massive Great White Shark Named Ironbound Was Discovered off the Jersey Shore
Although New Jersey isn't known for its massive sharks, a 1,000-pound Great White Shark was discovered off the Atlantic coastline.
Rising Sea Levels Are Causing Homes in North Carolina’s Outer Banks to Collapse
Because of rising sea levels and erosion, which are triggered by climate change, houses in North Carolina's Outer Banks are collapsing into the ocean.
International Hummus Day Is May 13 — Recipes, Brands to Try, and Instagram Captions
To properly celebrate International Hummus Day, we've rounded up our favorite hummus recipes, brands, and Instagram captions.
Utility Companies Erroneously Blame Renewable Energy for Rolling Blackouts
Major energy companies are already blaming renewable energy for potential future blackouts — is this just hearsay, or is there truth to any of it?
Scientists Follow the "Underwater Yellow Brick Road," Discovered on the Pacific Ocean Floor
Scientists recently discovered what largely resembles the 'Wizard of Oz' yellow brick road underwater — but what is it actually?
Acid Rain Has Been Wreaking Havoc on Our Planet for Decades
Acid rain, which is a side effect of global warming, is wreaking havoc on planet Earth in more ways than one.
Mining E-Waste for Precious Metals: Could It Save the Planet?
Even though e-waste recycling is becoming more commonplace, we need to reuse precious metals in old electronics, to preserve Mother Earth.
Lake Mead and the Colorado River Shortage, Explained
The largest water supply in the west, the Colorado River, is facing ongoing shortages, due to Lake Mead drying up.
Biden Declares the 2022 New Mexico Fires a "Disaster"
Ecosystems and communities across the state of New Mexico are in danger, as rampant wildfires scorch much of the already-dry southwestern state.
The 2022 Baby Formula Shortage: What’s Causing It, and Making It on Your Own
What is causing the 2022 baby formula shortage? Parents around the world are anguishing over the ongoing baby formula shortage right now.
The Best Vegan Bakeries Across the U.S., for Incredible Plant-Based Treats
Regardless of where you are, you can find vegan treats anywhere across the country. These are our favorite vegan bakeries in the U.S.
The Kentucky Derby Has a Dark History of Horse Abuse
Although the Kentucky Derby is a widely celebrated holiday in the U.S., it unsurprisingly has a very dark and extensive history of horse abuse.
It’s Alive! Animals Evidently Reside in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Is there life in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Although the notoriously disgusting section of the ocean is filled with trash, it's also home to fish.
Wind Turbines Are Being Used to Grow Coral Reefs
How can wind turbines save coral reefs? In addition to being a cheap and clean source of renewable energy, they may foster a healthy growing environment.
Planting Bioenergy Crops Is Less Sustainable Than Planting Trees, Study Says
What are bioenergy crops? According to a recent study, planting bioenergy crops instead of trees will do less to curb the ongoing climate crisis.
Fungi-Based Meat Alternatives Are Healthy — And Eco-Friendly
As more people are starting to look to plant-based meat alternatives in lieu of actual animal-based proteins, fungi-based meat alternatives are on the come-up.
Cara Delevingne Suffers From Psoriasis — Are There Natural Remedies for the Condition?
Cara Delevingne announced at the Met Gala that she wasn't going to hide her psoriasis any longer — are there natural remedies for the skin condition?
California Almost Surpasses Renewable Goals, Using Nearly 100 Percent Clean Energy
Although the state of California aimed to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045, it's already almost completely reliant on eco electricity.
Phantom Forests: What They Are, and Why They’re Controversial
What are phantom forests? Many think planting random groups of trees will help save the planet, but it's often viewed as a greenwashing tactic.
Here’s Why Some Communities Are Doing "No Mow May"
Why are some communities doing 'No Mow May'? To celebrate spring and to give pollinators a place to pollinate, people aren't mowing their lawn.
Major Oil Spill in Central African Country of Gabon Averted After 300,000 Barrels Leaked
Although 300,000 barrels of oil leaked at a major plant in Gabon, it appears that one of the worst possible oil spills in history was averted.
Carbon Dioxide Removal Process Sucks Greenhouse Gas Emissions From the Atmosphere
What is carbon dioxide removal? The process, also known as carbon vacuuming, essentially sucks greenhouse gas emissions from the air.
Study Shows a Meat-Free Diet Can Be Perfectly Healthy for Kids
Is it healthy for kids to be vegetarian? A new study published in the medical journal pediatrics shows that a plant-based diet can be totally healthy.
Sea Turtle Nesting Season Is Upon Us — Here’s What You Should Know
Right now happens to be nesting season for sea turtles in the Carolinas and in Florida — here's what you should know about
Upgrade Your Pantry With These Eco-Friendly Spices
Whether you're looking to upgrade your pantry or if you simply need to restock specific seasonings, sustainably sourced spices are the way to go.
Five Vermont Deer Hunters Are Facing Serious Poaching Fines
Although many think of exotic animals when it comes to poaching, a group of five hunters in Vermont are facing major poaching fines for several violations.
Do Eco-Friendly Balloons Exist, or Should We Resort to Different Birthday Party Décor?
Even though balloons have been a birthday party staple for several decades, they generally aren't considered to be an eco-friendly decoration.
One-Fifth of Reptiles Could Go Extinct Thanks to Climate Change, New Research Says
Are reptiles about to go extinct? New research says that one fifth of species worldwide could face extinction, with the ongoing climate crisis.
Here’s How Noise Pollution Affects the Environment
Although noise pollution doesn't involve actual pollutants, its environmental impact is shockingly high.
Major Water Shortage Established in Southern California
Residents in certain Southern California communities are being subjected to major water restrictions amid the ongoing droughts.
A New York Community Is Preparing for Lake Ontario Water Levels to Rise
With climate change on the rise, water levels — such as those in Lake Ontario — are rising. And certain areas are raising their roads in preparation.
A Rattlesnake Bit Actor Cary Elwes — Here’s What to Do if You Have an Encounter
'Princess Bride' actor Cary Elwes was bitten by a rattlesnake while doing work outside of his home in Malibu, Calif. earlier this week.
Recent Avian Flu Outbreaks Worrying Pet Parents — Can It Spread to Dogs?
Can the bird flu affect dogs? Pet parents are worried the recent outbreaks of the avian influenza could put their fur babies in harm's way.
Here’s Why Ethanol Waste Probably Shouldn’t Be Planted Back Into the Ground
The Mead, Nebr. ethanol plant appears to be doing a number on the environment, as corn waste was "planted" and is now spreading toxins.
Sumatran Tigers: How Many Are Left, Why They’re Endangered, and More
How many Sumatran tigers are left in the world? Three of the highly endangered animals were recently killed in animal traps.
These Vegan Sandwich Ideas Will Revolutionize Your Daily Lunch
Whether you're meal planning for the week or simply trying to figure out what to make for lunch, these v
Australian City Reduces Trash Pickups to Encourage Reusable Menstrual Products and Diapers
Are reusable menstrual products going to replace disposables? Australian officials are urging people to transition, as they are taking away weekly trash pickup.
Climate Activist Wynn Alan Bruce Has Died After Protesting Outside the Supreme Court
Climate activist Wynn Alan Bruce self-immolated outside of the Supreme Court, and unfortunately has died, in protest of the ongoing climate crisis.
Kinari Webb of Health in Harmony Talks Saving the Rainforest and Earth Day Plans (Exclusive)
We spoke with Kinari Webb of Health in Harmony, a nonprofit organization that dedicates money and time to protecting our planet's rainforests.
Climate Scientist Asks Twitter Users to Describe the Climate Crisis in One Word
NASA Climate Scientist, Peter Kalmus, polled Twitter users on what one word they would use to describe the ongoing climate crisis.
Greenhouse Gases Are Making the Night Sky Less Dark, Study Shows
Why is the night sky becoming less dark? This is partially due to light pollution, but it's also due to greenhouse gases, Hawaiian experts say.
Cindy Villaseñor of @Cerowastecindy on Her Sustainability Journey (Exclusive)
We caught up with Cindy Villaseñor, the creator behind @cerowastecindy, who told us about her sustainability journey, which is a work in progress.
A Rescued Chihuahua Named TobyKeith Is Officially the Oldest Living Dog
A rescued Chihuahua named TobyKeith is officially the oldest living dog in the world at 21 years old — and his story will literally melt your heart.
Vegan Restauranteur Dishes on Her New BBQ Restaurant Opening in NYC (Exclusive)
We caught up with vegan restauranteur Kerry Fitzmaurice, who is opening a new plant-based BBQ restaurant in the heart of New York City.
Biden Controversially Invests $6 Billion to Keep Nuclear Power Plants Open
The Biden administration has just allocated $6 billion to save nuclear power plants nationwide, touting it as a green energy alternative.
Cooking Is More Pollutive Than We Thought — Here’s Why
What is the environmental impact of cooking? Depending on how you're cooking your food, you may be releasing aerosols into the atmosphere.
Instagram’s @FatGayVegan on His Sustainability Journey (Exclusive)
We caught up with the creator behind the popular Instagram account @FatGayVegan to discuss his sustainability journey for our Earth Stories series.
Before You Toss Your Mask, Here's How to Properly Dispose of PPE
Are face masks recyclable? During the pandemic, you've likely stocked up on copious amounts of PPE — so properly disposing of them is crucial.
Use These Adopt a Shelter Pet Day Instagram Captions to Show Off Your Fur-ever Friend
Whether you adopted a dog during COVID or if you've been a longtime pet parent, these Adopt a Shelter Pet Day Instagram captions are too cute.
Creator of Three Trees Almond Milk Shares Her Wisdom and Earth Day Plans (Exclusive)
We caught up with Jenny Eu, the entrepreneur behind popular almond milk company, Three Trees. She shed some light on her sustainability journey.
Tunisia Oil Tanker Sinks With 1,000 Tons of Fuel on Board
An oil tanker in Tunisia sank about 7 miles off the coast, while carrying about 1,000 tons of oil — here's what's happening.
Floods in South Africa Have Resulted in Numerous Deaths Across a Major Coastal City
South Africa has been inundated with massive floods which have resulted in widespread damage, as well as numerous deaths across the country.
The 2022 Pink Moon Will Ignite Your Inner Celestial Spirit
When will the 2022 pink moon appear? In April, astronomy nerds will have a field day with a full moon that resembles the start of spring weather.
The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Was Thought to Be Extinct — Though It Seems That Isn’t the Case
Although the ivory-billed woodpecker was thought to be extinct in 1944, it seems as though the bird was discovered in Louisiana forests recently.
What to Know About the East African Pipeline Controversy
What is the East African Pipeline? Although it hasn't started operating yet, the longest heated pipeline will wreak environmental havoc in Uganda.
Your Chances of Spotting the Northern Lights in the Next Three Years Are Increasing
Why are the Northern Lights becoming more visible? The aurora borealis were once only visible in the north, but they are spreading to wider skies.
Water in Chile Is Officially Being Rationed After a 13-Year Drought
After a 13 year drought, Chile is rationing its water for the capital city of Santiago, which is inhabited by approximately 6 million residents.
The Tegu Lizard, an Invasive Florida Species, Has Made Its Way to Georgia
An invasive species known as the tegu lizard was initially only found in Florida, though now, they've spread reportedly across Georgia state lines.
Vegan Babybel Is Officially Coming to the U.S., so Get Ready to Peel and Play With the Wax
If you're looking for a new snack, Babybel released a vegan cheese that will let you relive the glory days of peeling and playing with the wax.
If You’re Visiting San Diego, You Must Visit These Thrift Stores
Whether you're visiting San Diego for the first time or if you're a longtime resident, you should definitely check out these amazing thrift stores.
Biodegradable Golf Balls for a Low-Impact Hole-In-One
If you're an avid golf player, we strongly suggest getting these biodegradable golf balls, to ensure your game's environmental impact is low.
Your Veg Guide to Boston — Our Favorite Plant-Based Spots in the Bean Town
Whether you're visiting Boston for the first time or if you've lived there for several years, these are a few of our favorite restaurants in the city.
Here’s Why California’s Low Snowpack Is Setting off Alarms for Climate Scientists
Why is the snowpack in the state of California alarmingly low? The Golden State is unfortunately experiencing an ongoing drought, due to the snowpack.
The UN’s Latest Climate Change Report Is a “File of Shame” for Failed Carbon Pledges
Members of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third part of its report on climate change today.
Chemical in Plastic May Be Linked to Obesity, Recent Study Finds
We knew plastic's environmental effects, and health effects associated with certain plastic chemicals, but one chemical in plastic is linked to obesity.
Environmental Redlining Is Why We Need Climate Justice and Intersectionality
Environmental redlining is a major issue that affects BIPOC communities across the U.S., making them more vulnerable to climate change.
Going Vegetarian? Here Are a Few Grocery Store Essentials
Whether you're looking to adopt more of a plant-based diet, or if you're simply starting out as a vegetarian, here are a few shopping essentials.
Perchlorate, Which Has Been Linked to Infant Brain Damage, Still Unregulated By EPA
Why isn't the EPA regulating perchlorate levels in drinking water? The chemical has been linked to a wide variety of health problems nationwide.
Here’s What You Need to Know About the Mountain Valley Pipeline
What is going on with the Mountain Valley Pipeline? Here's what you need to know about the operation that runs through West Virginia.
This Heavily Polluted Waterway May Finally Get a Much-Needed Cleanup
On Thursday, March 31, the EPA is going to outline plans to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, Wa.
Questionable Dyson Zone Headphones Cancel Noise, and Supposedly Purify the Air You Breathe
Although many believed it to be an April Fools joke, Dyson released new noise-canceling headphones that also purify the air you breath, too.
Tofurky Won Its Free-Speech Lawsuit to Call Its Vegan Meats “Burgers” and “Sausages”
Tofurky recently won a lawsuit over calling its products plant-based "sausage" and "burgers" — will this end the debate surrounding vegan products?
Best Plant-Based Butter for Cooking, Baking, Spreading, and More
Whether you're baking vegan treats, whipping up a meal, or simply making toast, these are the best plant-based butters, for every type of meal.
Where to See the Northern Lights in the U.S., for the Ultimate Light Show
If you're looking to see a natural light show, the Northern Lights — aka the aurora borealis — will be visible in these U.S. states this week.
Delhi Landfill Fires Spread Toxic Fumes — Yet Another Reason Why They’re Dangerous
What are the dangers of landfills? A recent landfill fire just outside of Delhi has spread toxic fumes throughout the skies of India's capital city.
Half of U.S. Waterways Too Dirty to Swim, Fish, or Drink From, Report Finds
A report by the Environmental Integrity Project estimates that about 50 percent of waterways in the U.S. are too dirty to fish, swim, or drink.
Greywater Systems Reduce Household Water Waste by up to 40 Percent
What is a greywater system? Those who are interested in lowering their impact may be interested in reducing water waste, with this incredible system.
Winter Is Back — Several U.S. States Are Being Slammed by an End-Of-Season Snow Squall
Several U.S. states are currently being slammed by a massive snow squall, which has thus far caused a deadly pile-up in Pennsylvania.
Stanford University Now Fully Runs on Renewable Solar Energy
Stanford University officially transferred to 100 percent renewable solar energy, after a second plant started operating.
Global Warming Is Wreaking Havoc On the El Niño/Southern Oscillation Cycle
Changes in the El Niño/Southern Oscillation cycle are intensifying the effects of global warming and vise versa, creating more widespread damage.
Eco-Friendly Housewarming Gifts, so You Don’t Go to a Gathering Empty-Handed
If you're attending any housewarming parties, it's obviously rude to come empty-handed — bring these eco-friendly housewarming gifts with you.
Thanks to TikTok, Eucalyptus Has Become a Health Staple — But What Are the Benefits?
Eucalyptus has become increasingly popular thanks to a series of TikTok videos that suggest keeping it in your bathroom — but what are the benefits?
These Are the Easiest Herbs to Grow, to Always Have Fresh Herbs on Hand
If you're looking to always have fresh herbs on hand, or if you simply want to up your garden game this spring, these are the easiest herbs to grow.