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- Will plastic-eating worms be the answer to plastic pollution? The insects' saliva can supposedly break down plastic within an hour.
Are All Solar Panels Storm-Proof? How to Prepare For the WorstAre solar panels storm-proof? Even though solar panels tend to be pretty sturdy, there are some brands that label themselves as "storm-proof."
60 Endangered Greater Gliders Found in Logging Sites Across Australian ForestsVarious sites in Australia's Victorian forests were targeted for logging, before 60 endangered greater gliders were discovered to be living there.
The Russian-Ukrainian War Has Racked Up Billions of Dollars of Environmental DamagesThe Ukrainian war, which has been going on since February 2022, has not only taken a toll on the people, but has also resulted in environmental damage.
The Closure of Hawaii's Waipio Valley Has Helped Nature Heal — So Why Is It Controversial?Even though Waipi'o Valley's closure since February 25 has allowed nature to heal, some are angry public access wasn't re-granted.
Mar-a-Lago Seemingly Unscathed by Hurricane Ian in FloridaMar-a-Lago has seemingly dodged damage during Hurricane Ian’s wrath on Florida.
If You Aren’t Familiar With Indigenous Peoples' Day, Here’s a Run-DownWhat is Indigenous Peoples' Day? While you may have grown up calling it Columbus Day, it's important you know why the name has been changed.
Looking Back on the Accomplishments of Late Environmentalist, David ForemanEnvironmentalist and founder of Earth First!, David Foreman, has passed away at the age of 75 years old — here's what you should know about him.
Out-Of-Place Seal Walks to Massachusetts Police Station and Is Re-Released Into the OceanA seal, which has been named Shoebert, made its way from a pond, to a police station, before it was brought in for medical evaluations, and re-released.
Russian Nord Stream Pipelines Destroyed: Environmental Impact, Who’s to Blame, and MoreRussia's Nord Stream pipelines were destroyed, through what's being speculated as foul play. And though no gas was flowing, it's now leaking methane.
Hurricane Ian Fatalities: What Early Reports Are Saying About FloridiansHere’s what we know so far about the Hurricane Ian death toll.
Here’s How Volcanoes Can Give Off Sustainable Geothermal EnergyVolcanoes can be used as a resource for geothermal energy, which is not only clean, but it's also completely renewable.
Both Brown Bears and Wolves Are Being Reintroduced in EuropeAfter going locally extinct years back, wolves and brown bears are being reintroduced to Europe, and a new report shows how their populations are rebuilding.
49 Percent of the World's Bird Species Are Declining, Report FindsBird population decline has grown so severe in recent years that about half of the world’s bird species are decreasing.
Southern California Sea Lions Are Stranded and Sick, as a Result of Harmful Algal BloomsUnfortunately, sea lions across Southern California are stranded and sick, as a result of harmful algal blooms, which cause domoic acid poisoning.
Environmentalists Lose Hope After Right Whale Becomes Entangled in a Net for the Fifth TimeAfter Snow Cone, an endangered right whale in Massachusetts, became entangled in a net for the fifth time, environmentalists are losing hope.
Hurricane Ian Results in Mandatory Evacuations and a Potential TornadoAlthough Hurricane Ian is only the fourth storm of the season, it may be the worst — take a look on the following updates on mandatory evacuations.
See Incredible Pictures of Jupiter's Closest Approach to Earth in 59 YearsPeople captured some incredible pictures of Jupiter close to Earth last night, Sept. 26, 2022.
Flooding Your Garden Could Help Stop the Effects of Climate Change, Experts SayAlthough you may work hard to prevent your garden or yard from flooding, experts say the benefits of flooding your garden may help the environment.
Volcanic Eruption Forms Brand New Island in the Pacific OceanA few weeks after an underwater volcanic eruption took place, a new island has formed in the Pacific Ocean. But it may not be there for long.
EPA's Environmental Justice Department to Launch Several Crucial InitiativesWhat is the EPA's Environmental Justice Department planning? There are several initiatives under the new department's belt.
NASA Is About to Launch a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid, to Prepare for Potential Threats — How to WatchWhen will the NASA DART hit the asteroid Didymos? Here's what you need to know.
Jupiter Will Make Its Closest Approach to Earth in 59 Years — How to See the Gas GiantExactly when will Jupiter be closest to Earth? And how close will Jupiter be to Earth in September 2022?
How to Help Women in Iran Amid Protests, Which Have Already Killed Nine PeopleIn the wake of the death of Mahsa Amini, many are wondering how to help Iranian women
What Caused Over 10 Million Gallons of Sewage to Spill in Worcester, Mass.? What We KnowWhat caused over 10 million gallons of sewage to overflow into a Worcester, Mass. river? Recent heavy rains and a finicky system are reportedly to blame.
U.K. Lifts Fracking Ban to Temporarily — and Irresponsibly — Solve the Energy CrisisIn an irresponsible, temporary attempt to mitigate the ongoing energy crisis, the U.K. has lifted its fracking ban.
32 Beached Whales Saved, Out of Hundreds That Beached Along Tasmanian Coast (Updated)Wildlife experts are absolutely devastated, after more than 200 pilot whales beached themselves along the Australian coast of Tasmania.
World Space Week 2022 Will Honor "Space and Sustainability"Every year, people all across planet Earth honor the beauty of outer space by observing World Space Week.
Prince William’s Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit Speech Addresses Climate ChangeAlthough Prince William didn't make it to the Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit in-person, due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, his speech addresses climate change.
Poster Ideas for the Global Climate Strike, From Memes to Scathing DemandsWe’ve rounded up a bunch of climate strike poster ideas to help you spread the message that world leaders must declare a climate emergency.
Seattle’s Air Quality Is So Bad Right Now, Residents Are Encouraged to Stay InsideWhy are Seattle residents being encouraged to stay inside? The Pacific Northwestern city's air quality is so bad right now, it could be dangerous.
Tropical Storm Hermine: The 2022 Hurricane’s Path, Predictions, and MoreTropical storm Hermine is the next named storm of 2022 — it's expected to slam the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Panhandle within the next week.
California Just Became the Fifth State to Legalize Human CompostingCalifornia residents will soon be able to put human bodies to rest with the gentle process of human composting.
Nearly 16,000 Pounds of Trash Are Currently on Mars, Thanks to HumansThere are actually nearly 16,000 pounds of human trash on Mars — and there was also a recent discovery of organic matter on the Red Planet.
Tropical Storm Gaston Forms Just After Hurricane Fiona Slams Puerto RicoAfter forming off the coast of the Azores islands, Tropical storm Gaston is making its path northeast, hopefully remaining in open waters.
Benedict Cumberbatch Narrates New Docuseries About ‘Super/Natural’ Animals (Exclusive)'Super/Natural' on Disney Plus used modern technology to document some of the most astonishing attributes of animals from around the globe for the first time.
7.6-Magnitude Earthquake Slams Mexico on the Same Date as Deadly 1985 and 2017 QuakesWhat happened in Colima, Mexico? A 7.6-magnitude quake shook the country's central Pacific coast on Monday, on the same date as other deadly quakes.
Hurricane Fiona Relief: Where to Donate to Help Puerto RicoHere's how you can help Puerto Rico during Hurricane Fiona.
Hurricane Fiona Leaves 1 Million Without Power in Puerto Rico — and Climate Change Is Making It All WorseThose in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic are currently dealing with Hurricane Fiona, a deadly hurricane that has caused severe floods, left many without power and running water, and destroyed various roads and homes.
Cheetahs Have Returned to India, After Going Extinct There 70 Years AgoThanks to ongoing conservation efforts, cheetahs have made a comeback to India, where they went extinct more than 70 years ago.
Taiwan Earthquake of at Least 6.8-Magnitude Results in Fatalities, Damage, and MoreAn earthquake of at least 6.8-magnitude has slammed Taiwan, resulting in damage, fatalities, injuries, and more.
The Kyoto Protocol: What You Need to Know About the Paris Agreement's PredecessorWhat exactly is the meaning of the Kyoto Protocol, and is the agreement still in effect?
Tropical Storm Fiona Formed in the Atlantic, and Is on a Path Towards Puerto RicoWhat path is Tropical Storm Fiona taking? After forming in the Atlantic Ocean, storm trackers believe it's heading to Puerto Rico.
LED Bulbs May Not Be as Great as We Thought — Studies Show Health and Environmental RisksAre LED lights not as environmentally-friendly as we thought? New studies show they may pose health and environmental risks.
Golden State Residents Fear a Major Earthquake May Be On Its WayIs an earthquake coming to the Bay Area? Residents of northern California are concerned of a major earthquake that may be coming.
Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Rail Strike That Didn’t HappenA rail strike was in the works earlier this week, and even though it didn't ultimately take place, here's everything you should know about it.
Patagonia Founder Is Giving Up His Company to Fight Climate Change: “Earth Is Now Our Only Shareholder”Yvon Chouinard just announced that he and his family are giving away their ownership of Patagonia — valued at around $3 billion — to two new nonprofit trusts that will work to fight climate change.
Climate Activist Shiva Rajbhandari Wins School Board Election on His 18th Birthday, Unseating Far-Right IncumbentShiva Rajbhandari, an 18-year-old high school senior and youth climate activist, was just sworn into his new role as an elected member of the Boise, Idaho school board.
NRDC Releases 2022's Annual 'Issue With Tissue' Report, Ranking the Most Eco-Friendly Toilet PapersThe NRDC just published its annual Issue with Tissue report, which helps consumers shop for the best eco-friendly toilet paper out there.
Brits Help Clean Up Plastic at Queen's Tribute Sites, Where Mourners Are Leaving Paddington Bears and MarmaladeIn the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s death, her fans have been leaving Paddington bear stuffed animals, marmalade sandwiches, and other trinkets around London parks in her honor.