More From Lizzy Rosenberg
World Oceans Day: Theme, Charities to Donate to, and Other Ways to HelpWorld Oceans Day is coming up on June 8, and we're getting ready to celebrate by raising awareness for serious issues the ocean faces regularly.
Keeping Your Pup's Chompers Clean — Sans the Dreaded Doggy ToothbrushKeeping your dog's teeth clean can be difficult — especially if it involves a toothbrush. But, there are other ways to make sure their mouths stay fresh.
Attention EV Drivers: There May Be Full Tesla Rest Stops in Our FutureElectric vehicle drivers may be looking forward to full Tesla rest stops after Elon Musk filed a trademark application for restaurant services.
Dead Zones Have Been Around for Millions of Years, but Study Shows They're Getting WorseWhat is a dead zone? The natural phenomena have been occurring for millions of years, but studies now show they may be getting increasingly worse.
World Environment Day 2021: The Theme, History, and MoreWorld Environment Day is coming up on Saturday, June 5, 2021 — here's what this year's theme will be, what to expect from the celebration, and its history.
Experienced Hikers Give Their Best Hiking Tips for National Trails Day (Exclusive)National Trails Day falls on Saturday, June 5, so we spoke with a wide range of hikers across the country to hear their best hiking tips and advice.
How to Make Sure Your Dog Doesn't Bark When You Leave Home, According to an Expert (Exclusive)If you're looking to make sure your dog doesn't bark when you're not home, we spoke to an expert on managing your pup's separation anxieties.
H10N3 Bird Flu: The First Human Case, What It Is, Symptoms, and MoreWhat is the H10N3 Bird Flu? A 41-year-old man in the Jiangsu province of China was just reported to have contracted the first confirmed human case.
Diaries of a Foster Dog Parent: The Application Process, What It's Like, and MoreWhat is it like to foster a dog? I wrote about the experience of getting a foster dog first-hand, as a new but current foster dog parent.
Why Some Beer Isn't Plant-Based, and Our Favorite Vegan BrewsWhy isn't some beer fully plant-based? We're diving into the strange reason why some can't sport the vegan label, and our favorite plant-based varieties.
Florida Algal Blooms Have Killed Over 700 Manatees In 2021In Florida, deathly algal blooms are set to kill a record breaking number of manatees in 2021 compared to year's past — here's what's causing it.
6 Best Plant-Based Grilling Burgers for Your MDW CookoutIf you — like many others — are planning to host a cookout on Memorial Day weekend, these are the best plant-based burgers for grilling.
Australian Teens Reach Victorious Conclusion In Coal Mine CaseA group of teens and a nun have created an environmental case against the government, preventing Whitehaven Coal from opening yet another mine.
The Biggest Problem In Recycling, According to Recycle Coach (Exclusive)What is the Recycle Coach App? The app informs consumers of local recycling policies, and we spoke with a rep about the problems with recycling.
Trump's EPA Approved Use of Toxic Herbicide, Despite Known ThreatsWhat is dicamba? Trump's Environmental Protection Agency had been aware of the threats of the herbicide, but re-approved its use in 2018 anyway.
DeAndre Jordan Scores Major Vegan Points For Launching Meatless Cooking SeriesNBA Nets center, DeAndre Jordan, is now hosting his own plant-based cooking series called 'Cooking Clean.'
Should My Anxious Dog Be Taking Pet Probiotics? Advice From an Expert (Exclusive)Should my dog be taking a probiotic? Green Matters caught up with an expert who explained why gut health might imrpove your dog's anxiety.
Despite Tribe's Pleas, Judge Allows DAPL to Continue Running Without PermitsWho is Judge James Boasberg? The U.S. District Judge is has allowed the Dakota Access Pipeline to keep running despite missing key federal permits.
Celebrate National Wine Day at Some of Our Favorite Sustainable WineriesMay 25 is National Wine Day, so we're spotlighting some of our favorite sustainable wineries that offer plant-based sips, recycling programs, and more.
Am I Being Greenwashed? Sustainable CEOs on the Pitfalls of Greenwashing (Exclusive)You've likely seen products donning environmental certifications, but not all of them are necessarily credible — here's how to tell if you're being greenwashed.
Stay Sunburn-Free This Summer With These Vegan SunscreensIs all sunscreen vegan? Apparently, some varieties aren't free of animal byproducts, so here's how to make sure yours are entirely plant-based.
Hey, Alexa — Will Florida Be Completely Doomed by 2025?What will happen to Florida in 2025? A TikTok creator recorded himself asking Alexa about the future, and she's implied Florida may be in trouble.
Climate Change Costs $820 Billion in Health Care Annually, New Report ShowsHow much does climate change cost our society in terms of health care? It turns out global warming is a major financial burden for human health.
The World's Largest Iceberg Broke Off From Antarctica — What Happens Now?What happens when an iceberg breaks off? On Wednesday, May 19, the world's largest iceberg broke away from Ronne's Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
Are Vegans More Positive? Study Shows a Plant-Based Diet May Improve Your MoodA recent study shows that abiding by a vegan diet may benefit your mood and productivity, so it may be time to officially kick meat to the curb.
Darwin's Arch in the Galápagos Islands Has Collapsed, Leaving Locals DevastatedDarwin's Arch is a famous landmark in the Galápagos Islands, and unfortunately, the unusual structure has collapsed — here's what we know.
Indian Cyclone Tauktae: What Happened, Updates, and MoreDuring the height of the pandemic in India, the Southeast Asian country was recently hit by Cyclone Tauktae, killing several nationwide.
How to See the Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse for Some Amazing ViewsIn June 2021, celestial enthusiasts worldwide can gaze into the night sky to see the ring of fire solar eclipse — here's what viewers can expect.
Your Houseplants May Contain This “Forgotten Fossil Fuel”What is peat? A recent article from 'The Telegraph' states that keeping houseplants may not be as healthy as we thought, due to the use of peat.
$43 Million Galápagos Rewilding Project Launched by Leonardo DiCaprio and ConservationistsActor Leonardo DiCaprio and other conservation organizations are funding a $43 million project to restore habitats in the Galápagos Islands.
I Swapped My Almond Milk for Pistachio Milk This Week — Here Are My ThoughtsI decided to swap my milk alternatives for pistachio milk this past week — here's what it tastes like, the price point, nutritional value, and more.
A Running List of Freebies and Deals You Can Get With Your COVID-19 Vaccine CardThere are many things to look forward to in terms of getting vaccinated. But discounts and freebies are unexpected perks, offered to those who received the shot.
Lake Tahoe Volunteers Removed 200 Pounds of Trash in One Day, AloneLake Tahoe, Calif., is one of the U.S.'s most gorgeous natural areas, but the NoCal destination is littered with trash. Here's how to help.
Worried About the Gas Shortage? What's Happening, Which States Are Affected, and MoreYou've most likely heard about a rumored gas shortage that's affecting drivers nationwide — here's what's causing it, and which states are affected.
This Dog Wellness Startup Might Reimburse Your 2020 Pet Adoption FeesIf you're one of many who decided to adopt a dog in 2020, you might be able to have your adoption fees reimbursed by this pet wellness startup.
Wellness Apps Started by Celebs, From Chris Hemsworth to Carrie UnderwoodCelebrity health hasn't always been accessible, but many of your favorite stars have started creating wellness apps, to help you live better and fancier.
Are Solar Panels More Expensive Than Relying on Fossil Fuels? What You Should KnowWhy are solar panels so expensive? Although it can be expensive to install them, they are cheaper than relying on fossil fuels in the long run.
Chef Eddie Garza Tells Us About His New Vegan Cooking Series (Exclusive)Green Matters caught up with Chef Eddie Garza to discuss his new vegan cooking series on Dr. Oz's YouTube page, called 'Global Bites With Eddie Garza.'
Slutty Vegan Owner, Pinky Cole, on Expanding Her Restaurant Empire (Exclusive)Green Matters spoke with Slutty Vegan owner, Pinky Cole, about inspiring others to eat plant-based foods, and expanding her restaurant empire.
Artist Plants Dead Trees in NYC Park as Climate Change WarningArtist Maya Lin has planted dead trees throughout New York City's Madison Square Park to convey a haunting message on the effects of climate change.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Expresses Support to Ban FrackingIs the state of California officially going to impose a fracking ban? A new bill was recently proposed, that could completely ban drilling by 2027.
Rest Your Head in These U.S. Eco-Friendly Airbnbs During Your 2021 TravelsAs travel is becoming increasingly safer, you may be planning some trips — here are eco-friendly Airbnbs to stay at amid your travels.
You Can Now Recycle Your Old Barbies and Other Mattel Toys76-year-old toy company, Mattel, is encouraging customers of all ages to send back old toys through a new recycling program called PlayBack.
Expert Gives Tips on Shopping Facebook Marketplace's Secondhand Furniture (Exclusive)Facebook’s Head of Multicultural Communications, Sonia Sroka, gave Green Matters exclusive tips for shopping secondhand furniture on Marketplace.
What Is Black Fungus? COVID Patients in India Currently Suffering From Deadly InfectionsWhat is black fungus? Many COVID patients in India who are immunocompromised are currently suffering from a serious and deadly fungal infection.
Sinking Our Teeth Into Beyond Meat's Plummeting Stock PricesWhy is Beyond Meat's stock down? The company, which is famous for its plant-based products, is currently suffering from plummeting stock prices.
Treating Your Mom to Flowers on Mother's Day? How to Ensure They're Low-ImpactIf you're buying mom flowers for Mother's Day, make sure to opt for these sustainably-sourced and low-impact flowers, to ensure you're celebrating sustainably.
Chipotle Combats Food Waste by Composting and Donating LeftoversWhat does Chipotle do with leftovers? The chain restaurant combats food waste in a number of ways, by mindfully preparing, composting, and donating.
To Prevent the Wildlife Trade, Wealthy Countries Should Pay Low-Income Countries, Researchers SuggestHow does the wildlife trade impact low-income countries? Researchers are now suggesting wealthier countries pay low-income countries, to protect the environment.
Balloons Have a High Environmental Impact — What's the Alternative?What is the environmental impact of a balloon? As fun as they are, balloons actually have a high environmental impact — but what are the alternatives?