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We've seen the memes, we've sang happy birthday, we've channeled our inner surgeons; now it's time to shut the water off.
Oceans could once again flourish in 2050 — if we make the effort.
To keep your kids occupied during the COVID-19 quarantine, invest in a few new eco-friendly toys from sustainable brands.
Governments should deem animal services such as vets "essential" during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Jane Fonda just announced that Fire Drill Fridays is going digital — and anyone around the world can tune in and get involved.
Earth Hour is going digital this year — here's how you can participate from home.
Pollution affects everyone and everything — from our environment to animals to humans. It’s not just detrimental to one area of life; it can be dangerous for all of it.
Here are 6 resources for keeping kids interested in the environment while in quarantine.
Greta Thunberg and her father have been self-isolating and experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus.
The forest will be a "connected ecological network of woodland."
COVID-19 has prompted the National Park Service to waive admission fees.
Gisele Bündchen penned a personal essay for Marie Claire about how protecting the environment has seeped into every aspect of her life.
Greta Thunberg's weekly climate strike is going digital — and she wants you to participate.
There's no need for leather when you have plant-based leathers like these!
Luxembourg just launched free public transport across the country, on buses, trains, and trams.
Unfortunately, even dying isn’t always eco-friendly.
New York state is banning single-use plastic bags on March 1 — here's how the new law will work.
A new study believes this is the lowest-impact way to buy consumable groceries.
Extinction Rebellion is known for staging eye-catching, creative peaceful protests.
These sustainable living podcasts feature helpful interviews, tips, and more.
Here are answers to some of the internet's most-asked questions about palm oil.
A new FDA policy will no longer require animals used for lab experiments to be killed after testing is complete.
You’ve probably heard a lot about the Green New Deal — but do you know what it even entails? Learn everything you need to know.
Food waste was avoided at the Super Bowl by diverting 35,000 pounds of leftovers to local shelters.
Here's exactly what the Paris Agreement does.
Check out our best tips for a low-impact day of love.
You’ve probably heard a lot about fracking, but there’s still likely a lot you don’t know about it.
The Staples Center is making the world a brighter place using the flowers left to commemorate Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
Jane Gooddall is proving the power of everyone doing their part by planting 5 million trees this year alone.
Climate change touches every part of your life — and now it’s coming for your wine.
Madagascar is taking drastic (and necessary) measures to help protect its biodiversity.
To help do your part to stop or slow global warming, it’s important to also understand the causes of global warming.
We interviewed Silk's Senior Manager of Product Development to learn all about developing new non-dairy milks.
California's Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act just went into effect.
Students will strike for three days in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
Taco Bell's 2020 commitments focus on sustainability.
Greta Thunberg's skyrocket to fame has inspired some criticism from climate science deniers — are any of the theories true?
If you’ve made the decision to go tiny, you probably already know that these tiny homes sometimes come with big problems.
DeliverZero is making zero-waste restaurant delivery possible in NYC, slowly but surely.
Veganuary director Wendy Matthews shares her best tips for eating vegan for 31 days with Green Matters.
#TeamTrees is officially planting 20 million trees.
Excuse the cliché, but unless you live under a rock, there is almost no avoiding CBD lately.
While you may already know that the effects of global warming are bad and that climate change will inevitably lead to crisis (if we’re not there already), you may be wondering what the in-depth effects of global warming actually are.
This list has more than just your reusable water bottles and stainless steel straws.
Share experiences, not waste.
Here's everything you are wondering about the different lifestyles.
The label of “cruelty-free” isn’t regulated by the FDA — so what does it really mean to be cruelty-free?
"The point is to take actual action. To do your bit."
Though some countries are worse than others when it comes to ocean pollution, it’s a problem that affects all of us.
If you have ever experienced a burning pain in your upper or mid-chest, a pain that may worsen while lying down, then you know the frustrating discomfort of heartburn.
As we live, breathe, drive cars, and cut down trees, we as a people emit greenhouse gases into the air. This is marked by what’s called a carbon footprint.
The benefits of veganism extend far beyond your health.
Alex Trebek once purchased more than 60 acres of land and donated it to a Los Angeles conservancy.
Not all materials are created equal and certainly not all plastic is, either.
You don’t have to self-identify as an eco-warrior to know that straws are having a moment right now.
“We believe everybody should have access to fresh food,” the Ponix CEO tells Green Matters.
How exactly do GMOs affect the environment?
David Burtka sat down with Green Matters to share his love of vegan meat.
The PACT Act is one step closer to becoming a federal law.
The greenhouse effect is why so many of the things we do are hurting the planet.
There are plenty of options for giving your old technology new life.
Reduce your waste and lower your impact!
Clothing recycling isn't as complicated as it sounds — here's a guide.
A few lifestyle changes can make a huge difference.
Want to treat your anxiety the all-natural way? Try these natural remedies!
The California Assembly just passed a bill that will ban circuses from using almost all kinds of animals.
The Bridge to Work program is expanding in Little Rock.
Make butterflies feel at home in your very own backyard.
Have you ever wondered why some people don't eat honey?
The fires in the Amazon aren’t just affecting those who live there — it’s also affecting you.
Do your part to help stop climate change.
The glacier's funeral is a wake-up call to protect the Earth.
Here's everything you need to know about sunscreen and coral reefs.
Are plastic straws really that bad?
Coffee grounds have so many applications in the garden.
Here's what we need to do.
Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly School Lunches: Recipes, Lunchboxes, and Everything Else Your Kid May Need
Keep your kid's lunch as zero-waste as possible with these tips.
Melting ice and rising sea levels could have dire consequences.
30 bottles will get you a free ride on the Rome metro.
Here are a few tips to make the transition easier.
Fight the climate crisis with your dollar.
This could remove 85 percent of microplastics from the ocean.
The U.K.'s 5p fee on bags has been extremely effective.
Here's everything you need to know.
The Muncie police department's recent promotion was a huge success for the animal shelter.
Eating locally is a crucial tenet of sustainable agriculture — which, in turn, helps all living things flourish.
Rawhide chews are popular dog treats — but are they safe?
Give and receive for free in your local Buy Nothing group.
Have you ever tried compostable bandages?
The farmers market can even help you save money.
Masai giraffes have gone down in population by almost 50 percent.
Scotland's Wind Energy Just Set a New Record, Putting Country on Track for 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020
Scotland's wind turbines are killing it.
The bus stops are also great for biodiversity, absorbing carbon, and more.
The summit will take place in mid-July.
Your actions can make a difference.
Interested in finding out how to use soap nuts in your laundry routine?
Get ready to flax up your hair.
The group smashed the world record and recovered thousands of pounds of ocean trash.
Sea turtles could soon be off the endangered list!
If you don't want people thinking you bought wart ointment, you should probably remember your tote bags.
Plants are going extinct far too quickly.
Canada finally passed a bill protecting marine mammals.
Other than going for a swim, here are six ways to protect oceans in honor of World Oceans Day.
World Environment Day 2019's theme is air pollution.
This isn’t their first offense: They previously paid a $40 million penalty for illegally dumping oil-contaminated waste.
Children will now be able to enjoy the circus without the animal cruelty.
To be eligible to win one of the coveted bibs, all you have to do is make the planet a little cleaner.
Here are my initial thoughts on Loop's first round.
All 11 organizations are doing incredible work for their Baltimore communities.
The law is called "Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act."
The neighborhood will be "net zero," meaning it generates as much energy as it consumes.
"We’re really trying to go back to the imagery of the milkman," Loop VP Tony Rossi tells Green Matters.
Adopt, don't shop!
Your summer swimwear can be cute and sustainable.
England will have at least 130,000 more trees planted come 2021.
These products give ocean plastic a new life.
Green Matters spoke with two Broadway Green Captains to learn more.
A garment can produce 1,900 microfibers in just one wash cycle.
When it comes to buying a diamond, you should make the ethical and sustainable choice — here’s why.
Here’s a creative way to keep your used makeup out of the landfill: Donate your used mascara wands to help wildlife in need.
His ax-throwing skills are literally helping the Earth.
We need to protect Mama Earth.
Wolf hunting is a hot-button issue in Minnesota.
Your child is about to become your sous-chef.
Buh-bye, olive oil.
Los Angeles is now the biggest U.S. city to pledge 100 percent clean energy.
Here's how the new tax will incentive sustainable farming practices.
Ooho drink pouches helped the marathon be more sustainable.
The tool has new tips for making your wardrobe more eco-friendly.
Happy Arbor Day!
There are so many to choose from these days.
When it comes to climate action, the Today show believes big change starts with “one small thing” — and we couldn’t agree more.
Just because you don't live near a bulk shop doesn't mean you can't grocery shop sustainably.