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- You heard it here first, folks — beloved ethologist, Jane Goodall, now has her own Barbie doll to honor her achievements as a conservation hero.
Top Tips on How You Can Reduce Climate Change — And Why You Should Get Started NowWays to reduce climate change: here are our top tips on how you can combat environmental breakdown without breaking the bank. Read on for more.
The Environmental Implications of Falling Gas PricesAlthough gas prices surged, thanks to the Russian-Ukraine war, they are now falling once again, implying the demand has drastically decreased.
Scientists Discover a New Year-Round Ozone Hole — What Could It Mean for Life on Earth?University of Waterloo scientists discovered a new year-round ozone hole, detailing vague implications for what it could mean for life on Earth.
Ed Winters' New Book 'This Is Vegan Propaganda' Makes a Case for a Plant-Based WorldEd Winters' 'This Is Vegan Propaganda' just came out in the U.S., several months after it debuted in the U.K.
Greta Thunberg Calls Out "Forces of Greed and Profit" In Speech at Glastonbury FestivalGreta Thunberg’s Glastonbury speech showed that she can keep a crowd just as riveted and energized as any world-famous, Grammy-winning musician.
Parts of Texas Are Taking Water Conservancy Efforts up a Notch, Amid Ongoing DroughtTexas has been in an ongoing drought, and parts of the Lone Star are starting to establish water conservancy plans, to plan for the worst.
'Stranger Things' Star Sadie Sink's Diet — Is the Actress Vegan?Is Sadie Sink vegan? The 'Stranger Things' actress previously opened up about her dietary habits.
Filming Disney+’s ‘America The Beautiful’ Was Bittersweet (Exclusive)Although filming 'America the Beautiful' was a fulfilling journey, cinematographer Greg Wilson tells us what it was like filming the effects of climate change.
Why Almeta Cooper and Moms Clean Air Force Are Encouraging Parents to Fight Climate Change (Exclusive)We sat down with Almeta Cooper, the National Manager for Health Equity for to join Moms Clean Air Force, to learn more about the organization's work.
Billie Eilish’s New Doc ‘Overheated’ Focuses on Climate Anxiety, Action, and Indigenous CommunitiesBillie Eilish served as an Executive Producer on the new documentary 'Overheated,' which recently premiered at her Overheated event.
Biden Hopes to Name Hudson Canyon a National Marine SanctuaryWhere is Hudson Canyon? Biden is considering naming the area, which is abundant with wildlife and 100 miles from New York City, a national marine sanctuary.
Environmental Journalist and Indigenous Expert Still Missing in Brazilian Amazon After Allegedly Receiving ThreatsTwo men were reported missing in Brazil: British environmental journalist Dom Phillips, and expert on Indigenous groups Bruno Araújo Pereira.
AirWatch Is St. Louis’ New Solution to Tracking Air PollutionWhat is AirWatch? Residents of St. Louis, Miss. now have access to an app that tracks air pollution and air quality in a highly polluted city.
How Climate Town Is Bridging Humor and Climate Education on YouTube (Exclusive)Climate Town is a YouTube channel, hosted by Rollie Williams, filled with episodes that make climate education hilarious.
World Oceans Day Will Focus on Collective Action for the Oceans This YearWhat is World Oceans Day exactly? This annual holiday aims to remind people all around the world of how important it is to protect our major oceans.
"Ghost Gear" Is a Bigger Threat to Marine Life Than You May RealizeSomething called "ghost gear" is increasingly becoming an issue in oceans. The meaning behind it could pinpoint how dangerous it actually is.
What Is Greta Thunberg’s Net Worth? She Fights to Protect the Earth for FreeWhat is Greta Thunberg’s net worth? Here's what we know.
In the Name of Climate Action, Protestor Throws Cake at Mona Lisa: "Think About the Earth"A protestor threw cake at the Mona Lisa in the name of fighting climate change.
Niue’s Commitment to Ocean Protection Will Preserve a Major Part of the PacificAlthough much of the ocean is too far gone to bring back from climate change, the Pacific Island of Niue is committing to 100 percent ocean protection.
The U.K.’s Natural Restoration Projects Will Include Peak District National ParkThe U.K. is looking to address climate change and restore natural lands nationwide, which will include land within Peak District National Park.
Here’s How Teen Activists in Ecuador Are Making a Difference for the PlanetIn response to Ecuador's use of gas flares in the Amazon rainforest, a group of teenage activists from Lago Agrio are demanding government action.
Environmental Activist Hazel Henderson Remembered for Her Incredible WorkEnvironmental activist and acclaimed author, Hazel Henderson, has died at age 89, though her work lives on.
To Overcome Deforestation, World Leaders Need to Take These StepsDeforestation is a major environmental issue, but there are several efforts world leaders could make, to overcome and correct the situation.
6 Jewish American Climate Activists, in Honor of Jewish American Heritage MonthMay is Jewish American Heritage Month — to pay tribute, here are six incredible Jewish American environmental activists.
How lauren Ornelas and Food Empowerment Project Are Leading the Food Justice Movement (Exclusive)lauren Ornelas has spent the last 15 years of her life as the founder and president of Food Empowerment Project, an organization leading the food justice movement.
'The End of Medicine' Doc on Why the Next Pandemic Could Be Sooner Than You Think (Exclusive)The documentary 'The End of Medicine' takes viewers behind the scenes of the animal farming industry to show the dangers we live with every day.
How Humanity Could Actually Halt Climate Breakdown, According to Peter Kalmus (Exclusive)Peter Kalmus' recent speech protesting big banks and fossil fuels went viral — check out our interview with the NASA climate scientist.
White House Unveils New Environmental Justice Office — but Will It Fight Environmental Racism?An Office of Environmental Justice is the Justice Department's newest office, as unveiled this week by Attorney General Merrick Garland and EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan.
John Oliver Breaks Down Environmental Racism in the U.S. on ‘Last Week Tonight’On the most recent episode of 'Last Week Tonight' John Oliver broke down environmental racism, educating millions of viewers on this issue plaguing the U.S.
Climate 200 Wants Australia to Have a Positive Impact on Climate ChangeWhat is Climate 200? This Australian organization has some major environmental goals in the land down under — here's what to know, to help them out.
A New York Community Is Preparing for Lake Ontario Water Levels to RiseWith climate change on the rise, water levels — such as those in Lake Ontario — are rising. And certain areas are raising their roads in preparation.
'Youth v Gov' Documentary, About Youth-Led Climate Lawsuit, Is Coming to NetflixThe newest documentary coming to Netflix is 'Youth v Gov,' about the 'Juliana v. The United States of America' lawsuit and the youth involved in it.
Here’s Why Ethanol Waste Probably Shouldn’t Be Planted Back Into the GroundThe Mead, Nebr. ethanol plant appears to be doing a number on the environment, as corn waste was "planted" and is now spreading toxins.
What Is Climate Action? Here's How You Can Get Involved — and What Leaders Must DoWhat is climate action, exactly? Here's a look into the different ways you can take action for the planet, and how world leaders must take action.
Biden Controversially Invests $6 Billion to Keep Nuclear Power Plants OpenThe Biden administration has just allocated $6 billion to save nuclear power plants nationwide, touting it as a green energy alternative.
10 Entertaining (and Informative) Books to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Kids!Are you planning to celebrate Earth Day? Get kids involved and check out our favorite read alouds that will inform the next generation about our planet.
Obama Channels David Attenborough in Netflix's 'Our Great National Parks'Barack Obama serves as the narrator for a new documentary series on Netflix, 'Our Great National Parks,' which debuted on April 13, 2022.
Who Is Peter Kalmus? The NASA Climate Scientist's Emotional Speech Has Gone ViralPeter Kalmus, a NASA climate scientist, was arrested for leading a protest against Chase Bank and fossil fuels.
Bill Gates' New Doc, 'Solving for Zero,' Showcases Climate Change Solutions That Could Actually WorkThe upcoming documentary 'Solving for Zero' and subsequent educational series, are based on Bill Gates' book, and feature him, too.
Environmental Redlining Is Why We Need Climate Justice and IntersectionalityEnvironmental redlining is a major issue that affects BIPOC communities across the U.S., making them more vulnerable to climate change.
Ironically, the "Ever Forward" Ship Is Unable to MoveWhat is the impact of the 'Ever Forward' container ship? The cargo ship, which is still currently stuck in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay, is concerning environmentalists
Singer-Songwriter, Carole King, Has a Long-Standing History of Environmental ActivismSinger-songwriter Carole King is not only an amazing musician, but she also has a long-standing history of environmental activism.
Jane Fonda Launches Her Own Climate PAC to Keep Fossil Fuel-Funded Candidates Out of OfficeJane Fonda Climate PAC aims to defeat political candidates who are funded by the fossil fuel industry.
'The Race to Save the World' Documentary Highlights Everyday People Fighting Against Climate Change (Exclusive)Director Joe Gantz opens up exclusively to 'Green Matters' about his documentary 'The Race to Save the World,' which highlights climate change activism.
West Virginia v. EPA: What to Know About the Environmental Justice Case (UPDATES)What is going on between West Virginia and the EPA? A major environmental case between the Mountain State and the EPA is taking place right now.
The White House Has Organized a Meeting to Properly Address Climate DenialTo curb the spread of climate disinformation, the White House has organized a meeting in an effort to find ways to tackle the issue of climate deniers.
Outdoor Afro’s COO on Inspiring Black Joy in Nature, Celebrating the Planet, and More (Exclusive)Outdoor Afro works “to create and inspire Black connections and leadership in nature,” as COO Joseph Mouzon tells Green Matters.
U.S. Government Will No Longer Consider Race In Fight for Environmental JusticeWhat is environmental racism, exactly? The U.S. government has just made a disappointing declaration in regards to fighting for environmental justice.
9 Banned Books About the Environment That Should Definitely Be On Your Reading ListIf you're exploring the world of banned books, here are a handful of them that pertain to the environment, climate injustice, and beyond.