Aimée is a freelance blogger based in Brooklyn.
One of the biggest airline food providers is starting construction on a vertical farm in Dubai as a solution to demand for fresh greens and a severe water shortage.
Researchers from marine life advocates Oceana have discovered a surprising new world under the sea near Sicily.
Starbucks is ramping up its sustainability efforts with a plan to eradicate the use of plastic straws in its assembly line.
It's challenging and laborious to detect this bacteria that decimates bee populations, so an apiary inspector trained a dog to do it. They're amazing.
New technologies means that instead of sucking power off the energy grid, buildings can feed back into it, powering other buildings and even cars.
New technology has allowed scientists to more accurately estimate how much carbon trees absorb, and the results may change how green spaces in cities are planned.
This edible coating helps produce, including avocados, extend their shelf life, which ultimately cuts down on food waste.
A company of packaging experts are looking into the future and seeing a world without single-use plastic.
Animals are starting to avoid daytime hours as a means of avoiding humans.
What can and can't be served at Paisley Park has been contested in the past, as Prince had very specific rules when he was alive. But on this issues, the museum and estate are standing strong.
Every Wednesday in the UK will be "windy," with flavors meant to draw attention to the loss of wind technology development in the country.
Pop Francis has been a vocal support of clean energy, and the need to take a stand against climate change before it's too late. Now, he's following up.
The installation of solar panels into our roadways could be world-changing, but the expense is still prohibitive. By introducing it before the Olympics, Tokyo is giving solar roads a chance to grow in popularity and perhaps lower in cost.
India is being praised for showing "world leadership" by instituting the ban, but UN officials warn we still need to do much more to keep plastics from running into the ocean and destroying marine life.
The food and candy company is getting ahead of competitors with their new sustainability program, confident they'll be paid back financially for their investment in the future.
This study suggests that a vegan diet may be best for the environment.
The country has gone beyond their promise to ban plastic in only coastal communities and expanded to the entire country, setting an example for the rest of the continent.
Ten families from around the world are coming together to demand that the European Union be held responsible for how climate change is destroying their livelihoods, communities, and way of life.
Tourists come to see historical buildings and parks in Berlin everyday. This initiative from two scientists wants to both support bees with a place to live, but also educate the public about how bees are needed and can be raised even in urban environments.
Video evidence of a shark pathway across the Pacific ocean may be the next step for conservationists trying to protect declining shark populations.
The city of St. Louis is trying to connect all of its best spaces with urban greenways that encourage development, community, and tourism.
DoorDash has a network in place for connecting food to people, and logistics are often the biggest hurdle for restaurants who want to donate their excess food to the hungry. This company is offering their network and social capital to both reduce food waste and make sure the people who need it are getting healthy, quality meals.
These carbon pods are a system of mass transit that could eliminate pollution and traffic, while saving any city that adopts them an enormous amount of money.
These African safaris focus on sustainability and preservation of wildlife in ways that also benefit local communities.
Food waste is a serious issue when it comes to wasting energy and water. One woman took a simple idea for eliminating that waste by doing a world of good, then turned it into a booming business.
Controversial development is causing conflict in the beautiful archipelago, but one hotel builder thinks they have a way to satisfy both the nation and the environment's needs.
Three companies from Amsterdam are finding an innovative and stylish way to deal with one of the city's biggest waste issues.
The Great Barrier Reef has been facing more and more danger from every side and some don't think the government is going far enough in addressing its root problem.
Faced with a serious back-up of recycling waste in the country, Australia is being forced to confront their issues around production with new plans. But some think they need to be a lot more ambitious.
Farmers in India produce agricultural waste that often ends up polluting the atmosphere in fires. This company is trying to eliminate the damage to air quality while also replacing plastic with a new biodegradable material.
Several acres of trees were lost in the drought-prone area of Cameroon where a refugee camp was established for victims of Boko Haram. Now, camp residents and the local community are working to re-establish the greenery.
Campaigns for recycling, carpooling, and banning single use plastics have become increasingly popular at enormous events, which means the potential to spread these ideas is growing.
This artist is drawing attention to plastic waste through his very specific craft, and turning his creations into fashion, interior decorating, and jewelry.
A new lines from The North Face is helping to find a use for waste left behind by tourists in national parks, while also innovating more sustainable means of production for clothes.
This innovative membrane creates a sanitation system that makes clean toilets accessible to low-income households, which could potentially change the lives of billions.
A pavilion set up in the middle of Milan is allowing people to experience what it's like to walk around in a giant, clean cloud without breathing in a chemical atmosphere. But it's only the first step in a plan to control temperature in entire cities.
After facing backlash for some of their practices, Airbnb launches an initiative to promote a healthy relationship with the communities it is deeply embedded in.
The store is run by people who have themselves embraced veganism and who want to teach others how to make it their own lifestyle.
White Castle is proud to be the first fast food chain to offer this vegan "meat" to consumers, and they're using a product that was created with exciting new food technology that makes it almost indistinguishable from beef.
Their innovative spinning process reduces waste, saves energy, and supports fair labor standards. Is it something that could be done everywhere?
Appalled by the devastation caused to communities and rainforests by palm oil production, one big company has decided to put their foot down.
Batteries need to catch up with the advancing technology of clean power generation. A group of scientists at MIT think they may have discovered the perfect material to increase battery storage power immeasurably.
Most tourists and citizens of Greece are unaware of the awful plastic waste problem that is creating devastation for marine life around their beautiful islands. New goals set by the European Union are forcing people to face the work that needs to be done.
A government-supported initiative in Paris is creating jobs and spreading green spaces throughout the city.
This "butcher shop" is popular for vegans as a place to pick out a variety of fresh vegan sausage and "meat" cuts for their own cooking, but they want to break out onto the open road and show more people what they can do.
A non-profit has been campaigning the idea of seeing London as a national park, rather than a city meant only for people.
After struggling to find a bra that suited all her needs during treatment for cancer, one woman has been working to make a bra that supports both her body and the planet.
Volunteers have been conducting a massive clean up on one of Mumbai's beaches, and the results of their labor just waddled into the sea.
Though they've never done anything quite like it before, Status Row is embarking on a seven week journey across the ocean in order to support the biggest ocean cleaning charity in their country.
The energy-efficient dome offers a piece of the Amazon in the middle of France, and you can even rent a room to stay there for a visit.
In an effort to protect its cultural and environmental resources, the Colombian government has been working with tourist destinations to establish rules and protocols, slowly certifying more and more locations for eco-friendly tourism.
People are seeking beauty and skincare products that not only make them look great, but help them feel good about their moral choices as well.
Marine exploration is limited by human capabilities to access small spaces, and approach animals in their natural habitat without disturbing them. An innovative design presents a practical solution—make the camera the size and shape of a fish.
The dream of turning waste into usable plastic isn't just a dream any longer, or so one Israeli company with a very secret conversion process has claimed.
Starbucks has been working to find a solution to their coffee cup waste issue. Now, they're letting the public help.
This Portland restaurant has been struggling to find a way to make sure it has as low an impact on the environment as possible. They finally had to admit they needed to give up meat on the menu.
One waste battling organization is telling people that instead of letting their bread go stale and musty on the counter, they should learn how to properly preserve food in the freezer.
With a far lower price than pre-fabs or traditional house-building, this printer forms homes in concrete on site, according to the plans it's programmed to follow. this could completely change the game for underserved populations struggling to find safe, permanent homes.
As human structures get in their flight paths, there is a more desperate need for a way to protect the birds without shutting down wind energy ventures. These scientists think they have a solution.
In Massachusetts, there are lots of options for vegan food and micro-brews, but this restaurant is combining them in Boston, where plant-based diets don't have quite the same hold over the local population.
Lots of people want to support bees, recognizing their incredibly important place in our food chain. This company is offering an easier way to start an apiary and become a bee ambassador.
Wales has been working to reduce waste for years, and is far ahead of almost every single nation in the world. How do they do it? With passionate citizens and government funding.
This green tire would clean the air and power aspects of the car just by growing and rolling.
A city in India has had a system in place for purifying millions of gallons of waste every day into clean water and fertilizer for fish and plants. The old system is being threatened by encroaching real estate markets.
Plantagon is close to finding an economically stable way to grow plants indoors that benefits the building itself.
The event is meant to raise awareness about the insufficient waste management system on the island and how single-use plastic is ruining beaches and industry.
Farm One is producing food for restaurants that can be harvested and biked over to your plate in 30 minutes.
The controversial measure will stop businesses from contributing to plastic waste on Malibu's beautiful beaches.
Floating wind turbines off the coast has been experimented with before, but never at the scale it is at Hywind Scotland. The company who built it believes this could be the design of the future.
One woman has changed her city's approach to cigarette waste by letting herself be made the butt of a joke and the face of a movement.
"Bioyarn" is a new material that degrades easily and without polluting the ocean with microplastics or clogging landfills with fast fashion waste.
The Seychelles is protecting biodiversity in their incredible ocean reefs by protecting their financial future.
SkyLab Boston wants to protect the neighborhood of Roxbury from gentrification while promoting diversity in the tech industry.
In a frightening situation, Cape Town has introduced an even scarier mascot.
An architecture firm designed a cabin to show what's possible with sustainable building techniques and some family know-how.
China is on a mission to cover more than 30,000 miles of land mass with trees, and they're devoting military resources to the project.
In an effort to raise awareness about our most important pollinator, the Beecosystem has developed a hive that can support a bee family in your home, right where everyone can see it.
This new prefab has thought of every aspect of off-the-grid living and put it into an easily transported unit that's both beautiful and efficient in its design.
The U.K. is making slow moves to end plastic waste through parliament and its Prime Minister, so the Queen is taking action.
The company wants to show that they don't just talk about environmental responsibility and sustainable production—they live it.
The franchise started looking for a way to switch from polystyrene to paper in 2011. It's taken a long time, but Dunkin' Donuts may no longer be running on foam.
This is something you can do running, walking, biking, or boarding, because garbage is everywhere.
New and precise techniques for monitoring how flowers impact surrounding crops makes the case for replacing pesticides with daisies.
The village of Aberporth has gotten all of its local businesses to commit to ending plastic, after a local campaign merged with a larger awareness of how plastic is harming marine life.
This nonprofit organization is helping their community's safety and health, while growing strong beehives. Their tagline? "Work hard, stay bumble."
People have become addicted to pod-made single serving coffee, with disastrous environmental effects. There is a rush now to come up with the most functional, reusable cup model. This just might be it.
Soil is an untapped resource in the fight against climate change, if we could just pay attention to it.
City to Sea is an organization that is working to end plastic waste when it comes to drinking water, by simply encouraging people just to ask to refill their bottles. It's working.
Smallhold is a group that has combined technology and hydroponic growing systems to get fresh produce to restaurants—because the restaurants are growing their food right in the dining room.
The four countries boarded by the Mesoamerican Reef have banded together to protect this important marine life ecosystem, boosting their own economy in the process.
The French president is taking a big step forward when it comes to clean energy.
Ucareo is a small town in Mexico that could be vulnerable to predatory energy companies looking for land to develop. They're taking steps to make sure energy generated in their area will go benefit the community first.
A company has come up with a new way to enjoy the Northern Lights: in the middle of a frozen river.
Changes in how European countries have been largely dealing with their plastic waste means the government needs to come up with a solution fast. They're turning to recycling.
Iceland Foods has been leaning on plastics for its well-known frozen food line in the U.K. They've decided they have the technology to get rid of plastic and make their packaging recyclable—and no excuse not to.