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- The 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.
PFAS Are All Over the World — How These "Forever Chemicals" Can Harm Your HealthWhat are PFAS and why are they bad? These chemicals can be found all over the planet — and the human body.
Environmentalists Ed Begley Jr. and Daughter Hayden Begley Take Public Transit to OscarsEd Begley Jr. and his daughter, Hayden Begley, have turned Los Angeles' infamous, inconvenient public transit system into a sweet Oscars tradition.
BBC Denies Pulling Episode of David Attenborough's New 'Wild Isles' DocuseriesDavid Attenborough's latest nature documentary series, titled 'Wild Isles,' is causing controversy.
#StopWillow Campaign: A Guide to Stopping the Willow Oil Drilling ProjectRun by ConocoPhillips and known as the Willow Project, this enterprise has been the subject of major backlash, leading to the eruption of a campaign known as #StopWillow.
Another Dead Humpback Whale Found off the New Jersey Coast — This Time, in Seaside ParkYet another dead whale was found off the coast off the coast of New Jersey, and this time, it was identified as a humpback whale.
Cancer Alley Might Be Our Country's Most Toxic Symbol of Environmental RacismHere's everything you need to know about Cancer Alley in Louisiana, and the federal lawsuit trying to take down one of its worst polluters.
Why Is Greta Thunberg Protesting a Norwegian Wind Farm? Here's Everything We KnowWhy is Greta Thunberg protesting a wind farm? Although the Swedish activist generally encourages clean energy projects, this one violated human rights.
EPA Calls on Norfolk Southern to Clean up East Palestine Train Derailment SiteMore than two weeks after a Norfolk Southern train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, the EPA has ordered the company to clean it up.
Yucca Mountain Is Tribal Homeland, Not Fit for a Nuclear Waste DumpYucca Mountain was a proposed dumping ground for dangerous, radioactive nuclear waste. However, after years of construction and planning, the project was abandoned for several reasons.
Jane Fonda’s Words of Wisdom Advocate for a Global Ocean TreatyActress and activist Jane Fonda took to New York City to advocate for a UN Global Ocean Treaty with incredibly inspiring words of wisdom.
Why Does Turkey Get So Many Earthquakes? Residents Slammed by Yet Another Deadly TremorOnly a few weeks after a deadly earthquake shook Turkey, the European country has been slammed by another. So why does Turkey get so many earthquakes?
The Jane Fonda Climate PAC Is Working 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.
These Environmental Law Organizations Provide Free Council in the Name of Climate JusticeWith climate chaos and environmental damage growing worse and worse, there are fortunately many environmental law organizations out there.
World Whale Day Is Feb. 19, 2023 — And Observing Is Especially Important This YearAfter countless whales have washed ashore the East Coast in recent months, observing World Whale Day 2023 feels especially important this year.
Malala Yousafzai Quotes to Inspire You to Change the WorldNobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has spoken numerous inspirational quotes over the years.
Greta Thunberg Releases 'The Climate Book,' Featuring 100 Contributors: "Hope Is Taking Action"Greta Thunberg’s 'The Climate Book' features contributions from over 100 experts in the climate space from around the world.
Deep Sea Mining Could Harm Whales More Than Experts RealizedWhile deep sea mining always had known environmental issues, experts have learned it harms whales more than previously thought.
Salt Lake City Was Once so Polluted It Had 'Air You Can Chew'Salt Lake City has had an air pollution problem for years. And now lower water levels could be making the issue worse before it gets better.
Super Bowl Spectators Will Be Able to Win NFL Tickets for Recycling at the Big GameSpectators at the Super Bowl LVII will be able to win major prizes for recycling, thanks to "reverse vending machines" from Anaheuser-Busch.
Moon Dust Might Be Our Only Answer to Fighting Climate ChangeWill moon dust ultimately be the answer to combatting climate change? A group of scientists certainly think so.
The Cause of the Keystone Pipeline’s Massive Spill in Kansas Has Been IdentifiedAfter spilling more than 14,000 barrels of oil into nearby waterways, the cause of the Keystone Pipeline leak has been identified.
Merlin van Lawick on How His Grandma, Jane Goodall, Inspires Him: “She Represents Hope” (Exclusive)Perhaps no one is more inspired by Jane Goodall than Merlin van Lawick, her adult grandson who proudly works for her. He is the son of Goodall's only son, Hugo Louis van Lawick (aka Grub).
Plans to Erect a Coal Mine 6 Miles From the Great Barrier Reef Have Been RevokedIn an effort to protect the quickly deteriorating Great Barrier Reef, Australia has revoked plans to erect a coal mine nearby.
What Is Decarbonization? National Parks Near Lake Superior Are Taking ActionWhat is decarbonization? It’s the process of eliminating emissions from the atmosphere. Along Lake Superior, national parks are taking action.
This Indigenous Canadian Community’s Water System Continues to Fail ThemThe Canadian city of Iqaluit has endured several partial water shutdowns in recent months, which could easily be fixed. However, they are continuously ignored.
Dozens of Whales are Dying on the East Coast of the U.S. — Why?Over the past few months, dozens of whales have died on the East Coast of the U.S. But why are they dying? There could be a number of reasons why.
More Than 13,000 Nigerian Residents Seeking Damages Over Shell Oil’s Environmental ImpactShell Nigeria is currently in the midst of a lawsuit, after more than 13,000 Nigerian residents were subjected to serious environmental damage.
Greenpeace Activists Occupy Shell Vessel, In Response to Shell Making $40 Billion in 2022Shell just reported its highest profits in over 100 years.
Civil Disobedience Hasn't Done Enough for Climate Change — So Extinction Rebellion Is Changing TacticsWhat is civil disobedience? Climate change action group Extinction Rebellion is moving away from disruptive civil disobedience.
Tongass National Forest Re-Protected by Biden Administration — Some Worry It’s Not EnoughMany environmentalists are celebrating the restoration of protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest — but some worry it's not enough.
There's Tons of Plastic in the Ocean — and It's Only Getting WorseHow much plastic is in the ocean? It's always seemed like a lot, but it's much worse than you probably realize... and it is only getting worse.
Kenya’s Polluted Nairobi River Could Collapse Its Agricultural Industry at Any MinuteKenya's Nairobi river has become so polluted with garbage, oil, and sewage that the local agriculture industry could collapse at any minute.
The Plastic Industry Is Ruining Planet Earth in More Ways Than OneHow does plastic affect the environment? Unfortunately, plastic takes a nasty toll on communities and ecosystems worldwide — and it's only getting worse.
Yes, Plastic Recycling Is a Bit of a Scam. Here’s Why We Should Still Do ItYes, the plastic recycling industry is kind of a scam. But still, we should recycle everything that is recyclable.
Mining in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) Has Been BannedDespite an ongoing debate to install a copper and nickel mine in Minnesota's BWCA, the Biden-Harris administration has banned it.
Millions of Plastic Pellets Wash Ashore France’s Coastline, Making for an Ecological DisasterWhy are millions of plastic pellets washing ashore in France? While the cause remains unclear, ecologists are calling this an "environmental nightmare."
Large Numbers of Dolphins to Be Killed in Japan’s Annual Taiji SlaughterAlthough it's been considered cruel and unusual for years now, Japan's annual Taiji slaughter is about to cruelly kill hundreds of dolphins.
Floating Trash “Islands” in Bosnia’s Drina River Show Pollution Has Gotten Out of HandBosnia's Drina River is overrun with plastic pollution — trash islands are reportedly floating in the Balkan waterway, with nowhere to go.
B.C. to Work More Closely With First Nations People on Land RestorationTo benefit residents of northeastern B.C. and Treaty 8 First Nations people, B.C. is making a Consensus Document for land planning and restoration.
Police Fatally Shoot Atlanta Forest Defender During "Cop City" Protest — Everything to Know About This MovementAtlanta forest defenders are protesting to defend Weelaunee Forest — here's everything you need to know.
Favianna Rodriguez on the Intersection of Art, Social Change, and Climate Action (Exclusive)Favianna Rodriguez founded the The Center for Cultural Power to teach artists how to use their skills to help achieve social change.
Greta Thunberg Detained by German Police for Protesting Coal MineGreta Thunberg was detained in Germany for protesting the demolition of Lützerath to make way for a coal mine.
Environmentalists Devastated by Dead Whale Found Along Oregon CoastDisaster struck Oregon coastlines after a whale washed up on shore, but because he appears to have died before beaching, studies are underway.
These Are the Top 5 Most Polluted Rivers in the WorldUnfortunately, so many waterways around the world are struggling with pollution. Here are the five most polluted rivers in the world.
Jane Fonda's History of Social and Environmental ActivismIn 2020, actress and activist Jane Fonda flew to Minnesota to oppose the Line 3 — take a look back at her history of environmental and social activism.
Orcas Are Being Forced to Migrate, Thanks to Climate ChangeWhen their habitat and food supply are threatened, killer whales are forced to look elsewhere.
Biden Administers Federal Assistance to Havasupai Tribe, After Ongoing Arizona FloodsBiden has officially declared the ongoing floods in Arizona a federal disaster to the Havasupai Tribes, in order to get them federal assistance.
How the Great American Outdoors Act Helps Protect Natural Spaces in the U.S.The Great American Outdoors Act in the U.S. is meant to help protect natural spaces all across the country. Here's how it works.