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Live Vicariously Through These Incredible #VanLife Instagram AccountsTo live vicariously through people who frequently travel and live sustainably, follow these van life Instagram accounts for inspiration.
Smuggled Bushmeat Could Lead To More Disease Outbreaks, Experts SayOver 100 pounds of bushmeat were being smuggled at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, which experts believe could lead to more disease outbreaks.
300,000 Gallons of Diesel Were Spilled in New Orleans, Killing Thousands of Birds and FishJust outside of New Orleans, La., about 300,000 gallons of diesel were spilled, killing thousands of birds and fish — but what caused all of this?
Waking up With Chapped Lips? Here’s Why Your Room Gets So DryWhy does my room get so dry? There are a million reasons your room might be getting dry in the winter, but there are a number of ways to fix it.
Far Out — This Mini Supermassive Black Hole Explains How They're FormedWhat is a supermassive black hole? A Dartmouth University student found the solar system's "smallest" supermassive black hole.
Underrated Kitchen Gadgets That Will Up Your Vegan Home Cooking GameIf you're an avid home cook who appreciates making next-level vegan creations, you should definitely consider buying these underrated kitchen gadgets.
Shredded Too Hard on Your Skis? These Recycling Programs Will Take Care of Their DisposalInstead of cluttering landfills with old skis, there are so many ski recycling programs that ensure your old equipment is disposed of properly.
The Karakum Desert’s ‘Gates of Hell’ Sinkhole May Close After Almost 50 YearsWhy are the Gates of Hell closing? The notoriously dangerous sinkhole, which is located within the Karakum Desert, has been open for the last 50 years.
Conservationists Slam ‘MasterChef Ecuador’ After Challenge Involves Cooking Wild Animals'MasterChef Ecuador' is currently facing controversy from conservationists and animal lovers alike, after chefs used wild and endangered species.
SPF Chapstick: Why It’s Important, and a Few of Our Favorite BrandsSPF chapstick is useful year-round, whether you're going to the beach or taking a trip to the mountains — these are a few of our favorite brands.
What Is the Ocean Battery? It Could Be Crucial for Renewable Energy StorageWhat is the Ocean Battery? This new piece of technology is designed to store renewable energy under the sea.
What Is 1-Bromopropane, and Why Is It So Dangerous?What is 1-bromopropane? For the first time in three decades, the chemical, which is found in dry cleaning, stain removers, adhesives and cleaners
Sustainable Eyeliner and Brow Pencils to Clean Up Your Makeup RegimeAlong with Sprout World's newly-released plantable eyeliner, and there are several other vegan and eco-friendly eyeliner and brow pencils we love.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Recycling DesertsWhat are recycling deserts? Although the state of California is notoriously sustainable, it seems as though the Bay Area may be a recycling desert.
8.5 Million Gallons of Spilled Sewage in Southern California Forced Several Beaches to CloseAbout 8.5 million gallons of raw sewage were spilled in Southern California, which led to the emergency closing of several major beaches statewide.
Food Insecurity Is on the Rise, as Prices Continue to SkyrocketWhy are food prices rising? Sadly, food insecurity is predicted to worsen worldwide, as prices in grocery stores have continued steadily rising.
Here’s Why Nuclear Energy Isn’t Actually a Safe Renewable ResourceWhat is nuclear energy? The European Union has sparked an international debate after calling nuclear energy a "green" renewable energy resource.
Dog TV: What It Does, Why It Can Be Useful, and the Best ChannelsWhat is dog TV? Pet parents — especially those with dogs who suffer from separation anxiety — should be aware of dog TV, as a useful resource.
King Tides Have Been Flooding the San Francisco Area — Here’s What That MeansSan Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area are being slammed with floods because of king tides — here's what that means and why it's important.
The Southern Ocean Is Absorbing More Carbon Than We Thought, New Research FindsAlthough it's always been known that the ocean absorbs carbon from the atmosphere, it turns out it's more of a carbon sink than we previously thought.
Desmond Tutu Had an Eco-Friendly Burial With Water CremationWhat is aquamation? The late Desmond Tutu opted to have his body go through aquamation, as it's one of the most eco-friendly burial methods.
The Health and Environmental Benefits of Seaweed Are Beyond ImpressiveSeaweed benefits human health and the environment in multiple ways — which is why companies in California are making more of an effort to grow it.
After Going Extinct in the Wild, the Tequila Splitfin Is Being ReintroducedThe tequila splitfin is a fish that hails from Mexico. It went completely extinct in the wild a few years back, but now it's being reintroduced.
Post-Christmas, 24 U.S. States Are Under “Extreme Weather Alerts” Thanks to Climate ChangeJust after Christmas, extreme weather alerts have been issued to 24 U.S. states, which experts are attributing to the ongoing climate crisis.
Chile’s Constitution Looks to Address Economic Concerns, SustainablyShortly after Gabriel Boric won Chile's election, a new constitution is being written to address economic strife as well as environmental issues.
The Bird Flu Resurgence in Northern Israel Could Potentially Lead to Another PandemicIn 2020, bird flu was confirmed in the U.K. and Europe. Now yet another outbreak has slammed Gailee, infecting thousands of chickens nationwide.
Christmas Cards After Christmas: How to Dispose of Them ProperlyOnce the holidays have passed, what happens to all of the Christmas cards? Here's how to tell which are recycled, and if so, how to recycle them.
Is Road Salt Bad for the Environment? Here’s What Experts SayIs road salt bad for the environment? Although it may prevent your car from skidding on ice, it does a number on the environment with its chemicals.
California’s Wildfire Season Lasted For 75 Days This YearWhen does California's wildfire season end? This year, it seems as though the Golden State is facing a longer dry season due to climate change.
Recognizing Desmond Tutu for His Incredible Environmental ContributionsSouth African Anglican bishop and theologian, Desmond Tutu, contributed to the environment by educating the masses and pushing for clean energy.
Climate Change Is Wreaking Havoc on Champagne Piot-Sevillano VineyardOn Sunday, Dec. 26, the owners of Champagne Piot-Sevillano Vineyard are going on '60 Minutes' to discuss how climate change affects vineyards.
January’s Coral Bleaching Will Be the Fourth Event of Its Kind in Seven YearsWhat is coral bleaching? January 2022 could see the fourth coral bleaching event in seven years, which could leave devastating effects worldwide.
How to Catch a Glimpse of the Christmas Comet, for a Merry and Bright HolidayIf your version of a holiday miracle is a celestial phenomenon, step outside and check out the Christmas comet, which will be visible on Dec. 25.
Upwards of 25,000 Tons of Discarded Home Batteries Are Scattered Across GazaGaza had endured relentless power outages, so home batteries seemed like a good solution. But it turns out they pose serious environmental risks.
Almost 15 Years Later, Here’s What Happened With Michael Vick’s Dogfighting RingAlmost 15 years after NFL player Michael Vick was exposed for running a massive dogfighting ring, we're retelling the story of what happened.
Winter Solstice: How Different Cultures Observe, and How You Can Celebrate, TooWinter solstice begins today on Dec. 21, and if you're looking to ring in the new season, here's how you can celebrate, and how other cultures observe.
Here’s What Causes Super Typhoons, Like the One That Slammed the Philippines Last WeekWhat causes a super typhoon? On Dec. 16 and 17, several islands in the Philippines were slammed by super typhoon Rai, which has an major death toll
The Ongoing Supply Chain Shortages: Are They Linked to Climate Change?The ongoing supply chain shortages are related to climate change for a number of reasons.
Here's How You Can Dress Like Carrie, Miranda, or Charlotte — SustainablyYou can dress like Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, or any of the other 'Sex and the City' characters through thredUP and Hurr's latest campaigns.
Thrift N' Tell’s Iesha Gilchrist on Thrifting Your Holiday Gifts This Year (Exclusive)We spoke with the expert secondhand shopper behind Thrift N' Tell, Iesha Gilchrist, about thrifting your Christmas gifts this holiday season.
Chile’s New President, Gabriel Boric, Is Pushing for Environmental ChangeWho is Chile's new president, Gabriel Boric? The South American politician is a former activist who is currently pushing for environmental change.
Chef Chloe Coscarelli’s Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes and "Green Routine" (Exclusive)We caught up with Chef Chloe Coscarelli on behalf of Else Nutrition, to discuss her holiday traditions. She also shared her Green Routine with us.
Freddie Prinze Jr.’s “Green Routine” Will Make Every Low-Waste Millennial Swoon (Exclusive)We caught up with the legendary Freddie Prinze Jr., who shared details on his latest partnership, his Green Routine, and his love for cooking.
“Prince of Flavortown” Hunter Fieri’s “Green Routine” and Deets on His Farm-To-Table Doc (Exclusive)We were honored to speak with "Prince of Flavortown" Hunter Fieri, who shared his "Green Routine" and details about his mini documentary with ZENB.
Here’s How Lead Ends up in Drinking Water — And Why It’s Such a Major IssueHow does lead end up in drinking water? Even if you live in a non-polluted area surrounded by nature, there's a chance your tap is tainted by lead.
Carbon Capture: What It Is, Why It’s Important for the Environment, and MoreWhat is carbon capture? Many state governments, such as California's, are looking to enforce stricter rules surrounding factories and air pollution.
Late Feminist Author, bell hooks, on Environment and IntersectionalityAuthor bell hooks passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 14. In addition to writing about feminism, the famed author also wrote about the environment.
In Addition to Humanitarian Crisis, the Border Wall Will Cause "Ecological Disaster"As the construction of the Texas-Mexico border wall is about to create a major humanitarian crisis, we're delving into its environmental impact.
NASA "Touched" the Sun for the First Time — Here’s What That MeansOn Tuesday, Dec. 15, scientists announced at an American Geophysical Union meeting that NASA "touched" the sun's atmosphere for the very first time.
Kitchen Swaps for Single-Use Items, to Make Your Home a Little More SustainableIf you're looking to be more sustainable at home, there are so many single-use kitchen items that could be swapped for various reusable tools.