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- On July 25, 2023, a pod of nearly 100 long-finned pilot whales became stranded on an Australian beach. Here's what happened to them.
Not All Trees Give off the Same Amount of Oxygen — Here's WhyWe know that trees produce oxygen, but just how much do they make? There are actually a few different factors that determine this — here's what they are.
After NYC Dumpster Diver Exposes Shuttered Starbucks Trash, Starbucks Responds (Exclusive)We spoke with a Starbucks spokesperson and dumpster diver Anna Sacks, after she discovered endless waste outside a shuttered Starbucks store.
Can You Recycle Bubble Wrap? Become More Sustainable With These Easy StepsIs bubble wrap recyclable or is it destined to become as much of a problem as plastic grocery bags? Here's what to know.
Tomohon Extreme Market Finally Bans Barbaric Killing of Cats and DogsThe Tomohon Extreme Market in Indonesia has banned the sale of meat from dogs and cats.
A Gulf Stream Collapse Would Have Devastating Climate Effects — and It Could Happen As Soon As 2025A scientific study estimates when the Gulf Stream may collapse. This event could lead to further devastating effects on the climate.
How Do Lobsters Communicate? By Peeing on Each Other, MostlyWhile most human communication happens vocally, other species employ their other senses to talk to each other. When it comes to lobsters, they prefer to smell each other's pee.
Gas Prices Are Going up Again, After a Summertime Slump — Here’s WhyRising gas prices have to do with OPEC+ production cuts, supply and demand, and even the hot summer weather — here's a closer look.
Coral Reefs Are Essential to a Thriving Ecosystem — Here Are the Ways They HelpCoral reefs play an essential role in our delicate ecosystem. But why are they so important? Here's what you need to know.
CEO Built a Toxic Workplace Culture At Aritzia, Former Employees ClaimAritzia, a Canadian fashion brand, is in the news due to multiple employees' claims that Brian Hill used fear, intimidation, and psychological abuse.
Earth Overshoot Day Is a Yearly Reminder of Our Ecological DebtEarth Overshoot Day is a sobering one for humanity, but here's how you can help push back Earth Overshoot Day.
Solar Panels Provide Shade to Save Hops and More in New ExperimentsJust when solar panels couldn't be more beneficial to the environment, farmers have learned they make excellent shade for beer hops.
Humans Are the Main Reason Why Tigers Are Endangered: How to HelpWhy are tigers endangered? The beloved top predator helps keep our environment intact, but their habitats are threatened by humans.
Earth Has a Second Moon — Well, a Quasi-MoonAlthough we're used to just seeing our one and only moon, our planet may have a second one.
Scientists Discover a "Gravity Hole" in the Indian Ocean — Here's What It MeansScientists discovered a "gravity hole" in the Indian Ocean, but why does it exist? Well, now we know the answer.
What to Do in Wichita, Kansas: Your Eco-Friendly GuideWichita, Kansas is surprisingly eco-friendly. Here's where to eat, shop, thrift, and compost in town.
The Toxic Hammerhead Worm — Where They've Been Spotted and What to KnowHammerhead worms found in Virginia are toxic, but you can protect yourself by taking these steps. Here's what to do if you see one.
In the Battle of the Pools, Which Is Better: Chlorine or Saltwater?Saltwater pools vs. chlorine pools — which is better for you and the environment? Let's take a look and discuss the options.
What Are Tar Balls? These Mysterious Objects Are Washing Up On Texas BeachesIcky, sticky tar balls are washing up on Texas beaches. Where do they come from and are they harmful? Here's details on the tar balls on Texas beaches.
Could Metal Fragments Found in the Ocean Be From Alien Technology?Is there life on other planets? One Harvard scientist believes he found evidence of alien technology where a meteor crashed in the ocean off Papua New Guinea.
HOA Parking War: Minnesota Family Fights to Stay in Home of 15 YearsA Minnesota HOA is threatening a resident family of 15 years over a parking spot. Find out what options this family may have in the tense situation.
Latitude Can Impact Climate in More Ways Than One — Here's HowA country's distance from Earth’s equator largely determines temperature and weather — let’s take a look at how latitude takes a toll on climate.
Divers Film Elusive “Doomsday Fish,” Thought to Be a Warning of Impending DisasterThe oarfish, also known as the "Doomsday Fish," was seen in shallow waters off the coast of Taiwan. What is the "Doomsday fish theory?"
Fisherman Surprised to Capture a Rare Pink Dolphin Sighting — Watch the VideoA rare pink dolphin sighting took place in Louisiana. What species of dolphin could it have been, and how did it get to that body of water?
Black Holes: What's on the Other Side of the Abyss?In the vast area of space, exists numerous matter-sucking vacuums we know as black holes and yes, there could there be a light at the end of that tunnel.
'New Girl' Actor Max Greenfield Adopts Dog After 400 Days in Foster CareAfter 400 days in foster care, the sweet dog Darlene has found a forever home with Max Greenfield and his wife, Tess Sanchez.
Yes, Plants Are Alive — Just Not in the Same Way as AnimalsAre plants alive? It’s true that both plants and animals are alive, however, there are a few important differences.
Mystery Object Found on an Australian Beach Is Likely Space Junk — What Does That Mean?Investigators looking into a mystery object found on an Australian beach say it is most likely space junk. Here's more details about what it's from.
Sustainable Travel in Puerto Rico — Our Favorite Places to Stay, Eat, and ExploreCheck out our favorite sustainable and eco-friendly spots to stay, dine, and explore in San Juan, Puerto Rico in this Green City Guide.
Fast Fashion Behemoth Shein Is Facing a Copyright Lawsuit — Details HereIt's unlikely that this lawsuit will take down Shein — but you really shouldn't be supporting the fast fashion retailer, anyway.
Why Anti-Fast Fashion Activists Protested the PrettyLittleThing Fashion ShowPretty Little Thing has been put on blast for greenwashing and its lack of transparency surrounding factory labor.
The Plastic Making Process Is Harmful to the Environment — Here's WhyHow is plastic made? The process of creating the products might be more harmful than the products themselves.
Woman Sustains Major Injuries After Bison Attack in Yellowstone National ParkNational Park Service officials are reminding people to stay safe around wild animals after a woman was gored by a bison in Yellowstone.
Here’s How You Can Prevent Heat Exhaustion During Record High TemperaturesA global increase in heat waves means a higher risk for heat-related illnesses. Here's how you can stay safe from heat exhaustion.
Less Than 8% of Research on "Forever Chemicals" Makes the News, Study FindsMost research about the hazards of PFAS, aka "forever chemicals," goes unpublicized.
July 18 Is Mandela Day — Here’s How Nelson Mandela Fought for Environmental JusticeLate Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela, is honored every year on July 18 — which is why we're honoring his environmental contributions.
Why It's so Important to Pay Attention to Your Air Quality AlertsSometimes you may receive a notification known as an air quality alert. What is it, and why is it so important? Here's the scoop.
Legendary Climate Scientist and Suffragette, Eunice Newton Foote, Has Her Own Google DoodleWho was Eunice Newton Foote? The legendary climate scientist actually discovered climate change in the 1800s, long before it was publicized.
Into the Flames: How Smokejumpers Parachute Into Danger to Tame WildfiresBritish Columbia has a team of smokejumpers helping battle over 400 fires there. Never heard of a smokejumper? Here's more information about this extreme firefighting job.
Inside the Incredible Survival Story of an Australian Sailor and His Dog at SeaAn Australian sailor and his dog survived in the Pacific Ocean for months. Find out how they managed to keep going during this ordeal.
An Alligator Was Found in a Burmese Python's Stomach in FloridaAn alligator was found in the stomach of a Burmese python in Florida. Has the invasive species become out of control? Here's the scoop.
Did Rollie Pollies Disappear? Inside the Mysterious Lives of Pill BugsBenign and plentiful, rollie pollies were the perfect bug-catching target until one day, it seemed as though they had disappeared from our gardens for good.
19-Foot Burmese Python Caught in Florida Breaks World RecordFlorida hunters caught the longest Burmese python ever recorded in history. Find out how long this massive snake was, and how it was captured.
You Might Be Surprised By How Much of the Ocean is UnexploredWhile scientists continue to explore outer space, how much of the ocean is still unexplored? And what is the deepest part of the ocean?
Debunking Claims Around the Diesel Shortage — Here's What to KnowFalse claims about an extreme diesel shortage sent people in a panic in late 2022. Here are the facts around the diesel shortage.
A Santa Cruz Sea Otter Steals Surfboards in New Viral VideoThis Californian sea otter is on a one-otter mission to steal surfboards from beachgoers in a new viral video.
Wasps Are More Important to the Environment Than You Might Think — Here's WhyWhat do wasps do for the environment? Wasps provide essential services to help both humans and ecosystems.
The Only Helium Storage Facility Is Being Sold — Amidst a Global Helium ShortageHelium, a nonrenewable element found when extracting natural gas, is running out. Here's what you need to know about the shortage.
New Image From James Webb Space Telescope Shows the Birth of a StarNASA unveiled an image of the birth of a star that was taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. The Webb Telescope took its first images of the cosmos in July 2022.
Could Alef's Flying Cars Help Fight Climate Change?A startup got the green light to test its flying car prototype — is Alef the future?