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Everything You Need to Know About Green Funerals, From Burial Methods to CelebrationsHere’s everything you need to know about green funerals, from eco-friendly burial methods to celebrations.
Yet Another New Mosquito Species Detected in Florida, Continuing a Concerning TrendFlorida has welcomed a new species of mosquito, called the Culex lactator — which not only continues a worrying trend — but also could carry disease.
TikTok Creators Give a Look Into "Nurdles," Plastic Pollutants Straight From the Oil IndustryKnown as nurdles, these plastic pellets are a frustrating form of plastic pollution that has been found in pretty much every facet of nature.
5 Planets Will Be Visible in This Month's Parade of Planets: How to WatchA parade of planets will take over the night sky in late March 2023 — here's how to see it.
Overfishing Leads to a Grim Economic and Environmental Future in the Marine WorldOverfishing not only pushes marine species to the brink, but people that rely on the dying industry to stay afloat.
The Nutr Machine's Founder, Alicia Long, Wants to "Revolutionize the Milk Industry" (Exclusive)The Nutr Machine, which was on 'Shark Tank' in early 2023, is all about reducing waste and providing customers with healthy non-dairy milk.
“Ghost Lakes” Are Likely to Become Increasingly Common With Climate ChangeWhat is a ghost lake? The state of California is home to a lake that dried up 80 years ago, but recently came back to life with recent rainfall.
Does the Chernobyl Mutant Spider Exist — or Is It Just an Urban Legend?Is the Chernobyl mutant spider just an urban legend, or is radiation exposure at the Chernobyl nuclear plant causing mutations in insects?
After Producing Gas Cars for Over 100 Years, Dodge Is Going Fully ElectricAfter being in business for more than 100 years, making traditional gas vehicles, Dodge is going fully electric after 2023.
Flint Water Crisis: A Judge Has Finally Ordered Michigan to Pay That $600 Million SettlementThe Flint water crisis has resulted in a settlement of $600 from the state of Michigan, plus a few million dollars from other culprits.
Pakistan and Afghanistan's Damage From the March 2023 Earthquake (Updates)In March 2023, a magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook Pakistan and Afghanistan, resulting in some damage, fatalities, and injuries.
UN Publishes Final, Harrowing Chapter of IPCC Climate Report: "Climate Justice Is Crucial"The UN and IPCC published the final chapter of its major climate report, known as the Synthesis Report, in March 2023.
California Residents Fear Oncoming Floods, With Pine Flat Reservoir Water Levels RisingPine Flat reservoir's water levels are rising behind the Pine Flat Dam — so much so, that residents are concerned.
How to Get Hired for the World’s Cutest Job, as a Professional “Bear Hugger” in New MexicoYou can now become a "bear hugger" in New Mexico, for the sake of conservation.
Minnesota’s Nuclear Leak From November 2022 Is Still Being Cleaned Up, Four Months LaterIn Nov. 22, Xcel reported a nuclear leak to the NRC, at its Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, which is just outside of Minneapolis, Minn.
Russia's Increased Cobalt Mining Operations Raises Ethical ConcernsHow is cobalt mined in Russia? The country has recently decided to increase its production, which raises concerns about the ethics of mining.
National Geographic’s ‘Secrets of the Elephants’ Examines the Desert’s Toughest SpeciesThe next installment of National Geographic's 'Secrets of' series, titled 'Secrets of the Elephants,' is coming just in time for Earth Day 2023.
Dallas Experiences Rolling Blackouts, Thanks to Ongoing StormsRolling blackouts in Dallas are the result of ongoing storms slamming the Texas city right now.
Why Do Trains Keep Derailing? And How Can It Be Prevented?When trains derail, the aftermath can be catastrophic. Many trains carry hazardous materials, making derailments more dangerous, which is why prevention is critical to environmental and human health and safety.
Recent HelloFresh Decision Highlights the Issue of Monkey Labor in ThailandOngoing PETA investigations have forced companies such as HelloFresh to stop supplying Thai coconut milk, because of ties to monkey labor.
Share These National Gardening Day Quotes, to Spread Some Green InspoWhether you’re looking for advice or just need a good Instagram caption, these national gardening day quotes are sure to inspire you.
200 Million Meals Have Been Diverted From Landfills via Too Good to Go (Updates)One of the restaurant industry's greatest downfalls is inevitably wasting food, and Too Good to Go is an app that delivers surplus food items.
This Year’s Sargassum Seaweed Forecast Stinks — LiterallyThe 2023 sargassum seaweed forecast is looking pretty bleak — what started invading Florida beaches this week has spread across the Atlantic.
The Audubon Society Considered a Name Change, Because of Its Namesake’s Bad ReputationThe namesake of the National Audubon Society (NAS), John Audubon, was evidently quite racist — so the organization was considering changing its name.
Climate Activists Share How They Combat Compassion Fatigue (Exclusive)Compassion fatigue and burnout are common in the world of climate activism — and other fields, such as nursing and psychotherapy. Here are a few ways to combat these feelings.
The Willow Project Was Approved — Here's Why That's BadSoon, an Alaskan drilling operation will be the largest oil production site on U.S. soil, seemingly a backward move for curbing climate change.
Greenwashy Pembina Pipeline Project to Be Constructed on Indigenous LandCanada-based gas company, Pembina Pipeline, is likely going to move forward with its latest project, Cedar LNG, after receiving government approval.
EPA Finally Releases a Proposal to Limit PFAS Levels in Drinking WaterAfter dragging its feet for far too long, the EPA has designed a proposal that would limit PFAS levels in drinking water.
2023’s Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists Are Here, With Unwelcome News for Blueberries (Exclusive)The EWG has published the 2023 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen, officially known as the Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce.
How Much Energy Does a Single Wind Turbine Produce? It DependsA single wind turbine has the potential to power hundreds of homes, but it all depends on the type of the turbine and the amount of wind.
A “Save the Greenbelt” Protester Jumped on Stage With Avril Lavigne at the Juno Awards — Here’s WhyAt the Juno Awards, a topless protester with “Save the Greenbelt” written on her back walked onto the stage while Avril Lavigne was speaking.
How Kotzebue, Alaska Became Known as the Country's "Most Toxic Town"Kotzebue, Alaska is located 90 miles from the Red Dog Mine, the largest chemical polluter in the United States.
Beach Erosion in Rodanthe, N.C. Collapses Yet Another HomeYet another home in Rodanthe, North Carolina has collapsed, as a result of continuous beach erosion in the area.
Queensland Floods Are Putting Residents at Risk of Coming Into Contact With CrocodilesAs a result of Queensland's record-breaking floods, Australia residents could be at risk of coming into contact with crocodiles.
Nor’easter Prompts New York to Declare a State of EmergencyNew York is in a state of emergency thanks to a Nor'easter that's expected to bring snow and high winds through Wednesday.
Climate Groups Blast Biden for Approving Willow Project: It "Derails His Own Climate Goals"Has the Biden has approved the Willow Project? Despite the massive environmental impact it will have, yes, the oil drilling project will go forward.
Cassowaries Are Considered the Most Dangerous Birds in the WorldWhy are cassowaries dangerous? They are big birds but there are a number of additional factors that make them so precarious to be around.
Animal Testing Has Been Around Longer Than You Might ThinkHow long has animal testing been around? It seems like something that's been in place all of our lives and that's true. But just how long is shocking.
A Women’s History Month Q&A With ‘Unladylike’ Podcast Host, Cristen Conger (Exclusive)We caught up with the host of feminist podcast 'Unladylike,' Cristen Conger, to discuss Women's History Month and its intersection with environmentalism.
Sustainable Oscars Red Carpet Looks That Truly Deserved an AwardAlthough Oscars red carpet style generally trends to be gauche — and let's face it — very wasteful, we love these sustainable red carpet looks.
Maine’s “Sludge Crisis” Is a Major Public Health Issue — but What Is Sewage Sludge?What is sewage sludge? Maine communities are dealing with a public health problem revolving around waste disposal.
Here’s How You Can Have Your Own Little Free LibraryDo you want your own Little Free Library? Keep reading to learn more about how they work, how to find them, and how to build your own.
Air Pollution Worsens Osteoporosis Among Menopausal Woman, New Study ShowsOsteoporosis is a condition that affects many older people — particularly women — and a recent study shows that air pollution makes it even worse.
After Three Years, Is la Niña Over? And if It Is, When Does El Niño Start?Is La Niña over? After a "triple dip" — aka three consecutive years of the weather pattern — the winds may be changing. But when does El Niño start?
700 New Species Are Facing Extinction, According to a Red List Update700 new species are facing extinction, according to the latest update of the IUNC Red List.
Activists Are Protesting the Uinta Basin Railway, Which Would Transport Oil Across the U.S.Environmentalists are protesting the proposed Uinta Basin Railway, which would transport oil from Utah to various other places across North America.
West Virginia Train Derailment Triggers a Nearby Oil SpillWhat happened with the CSX train derailment in West Virginia? After striking a rock slide, a freight train spilled diesel in a nearby creek.
Here's Why You Are Seeing the Moon During the DayIt's actually normal for the moon to be out during the day, however, its visibility changes based on its cycle.
East Palestine Tests Negative for Dioxins – But Why Are Are Dioxins So Harmful? (Updates)Why are dioxins harmful? Residents in East Palestine, Ohio, pushed for the EPA to test for dioxins at the train crash site, and fortunately tests came back negative.