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- Will geoengineering help humanity turn back the clock on climate change or will it only exacerbate some of the existing problems?
A Vegan World Could Essentially End the Climate Crisis — Here's What It Would Look LikeA vegan world would be a much more compassionate, just, and healthy place, and pretty much everyone on the planet would ultimately benefit from the change.
Why Disney World Doesn't Have MosquitoesDisney World is billed as the “Happiest Place On Earth” but how is it that they also manage to keep it completely free of mosquitoes?
Farmed Animal Sanctuaries Around the U.S. Reopen for Tours After COVID ClosuresThese farmed animal sanctuaries around the U.S. have reopened for in-person tours as of May 2021.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Expresses Support to Ban FrackingIs the state of California officially going to impose a fracking ban? A new bill was recently proposed, that could completely ban drilling by 2027.
Treating Your Mom to Flowers on Mother's Day? How to Ensure They're Low-ImpactIf you're buying mom flowers for Mother's Day, make sure to opt for these sustainably-sourced and low-impact flowers, to ensure you're celebrating sustainably.
To Prevent the Wildlife Trade, Wealthy Countries Should Pay Low-Income Countries, Researchers SuggestHow does the wildlife trade impact low-income countries? Researchers are now suggesting wealthier countries pay low-income countries, to protect the environment.
This Startup is 3D-Printing Wood Made From Upcycled Sawdust (Exclusive)Forust that is 3D printing wood by upcycling sawdust and other byproducts from the wood industry that would otherwise be considered waste.
Food Waste-Saving App, Too Good To Go, Expands to More U.S. Cities (Exclusive)Food waste-saving app, Too Good To Go, is expanding beyond New York to other cities nationwide, with plans to debut in more by the end of 2021.
This App Rates Restaurants Based on How Wasteful They Are (Exclusive)Many restaurants produce quite a bit of waste between packaging and utensils, but we spoke with the creator of an app that rates restaurants on sustainability practices.
Lizzo’s Best Vegan Recipes, As Seen on Her TikTokLizzo is constantly blessing TikTok with plant-based recipes, leading her fans to wonder if she is vegan.
One-Stop Shops for Sustainably Shopping Online That Are Better Than AmazonSustainable one-stop-shops can help make online shopping a little more eco-friendly. Check out this list of our favorite sustainable online marketplaces.
A 300-Ton Fatberg Has Severely Clogged an English SewerA Birmingham sewer has become clogged with one of the biggest fatbergs England has ever seen.
Most Wildfires Are Caused by These Human ActivitiesWildfires are often caused by human foolishness, but what other natural phenomena can contribute to their severity?
Eco Brutalism: Why Is the Architectural Style So Controversial?Eco brutalism’s environmental message might be clear to some people, but critics are not so sure about how effective it is.
Are Wildfires Considered Natural Disasters, or Are They Chiefly Caused By Humans?Wildfires have become a dangerously common occurrence these days, but are these deadly tempests of flame natural disasters, or exclusively man-made?
Facts, Causes, and Worrying Trends Related to WildfiresWildfires have been growing in severity for the past few years, and since wildfire season is coming up, here are important facts used by experts.
Colorado to Become Second State to Legalize Human CompostingWhat is human composting? Colorado is about to legalize the process, which allows deceased humans to be composted rather than buried or cremated.
Will Greta Thunberg Go to College?Will Greta Thunberg be attending college after taking a year off from high school to fight climate change?
Who Gives A Crap About Toilet Paper, Anyway? How This TP Company Is Doing Things Differently — ExclusiveWho Gives A Crap cofounder Danny Alexander tells us more about the sustainable toilet paper brand.
J. Sterling Morton Founded Arbor Day to Share His Passion for TreesArbor Day founder J. Sterling Morton originally founded the holiday to spread his love of trees, but Arbor Day wound up doing much more than that.
Scientists Believe the Earth Will Eventually Run Out of Oxygen — but When?Scientists believe the earth will eventually run out of oxygen, but how long do they say we have until that happens?
This Company Is Turning Shipping Containers Into Sustainable Tiny Homes (Exclusive)Shipping container company SG Blocks recently launched SG Home, a line of sustainable houses and tiny houses made from shipping containers.
How to See the Pink Supermoon TonightThe Pink Moon, which is the first supermoon of the year, is going to light up the night sky tonight, on April 26, 2021.
Clean Up Your Daily Regime With Our Clean Skincare GuideIf you're looking to lower your environmental impact in all aspects of your life, our clean skincare guide for Earth Day will help clean up your routine.
‘My Octopus Teacher’ Sends Powerful Message About Protecting the Planet'My Octopus Teacher' is nominated for the Oscar for Documentary Feature, and the film hopes to inspire viewers to fight climate change.
11 Books and Children's Books to Read for Earth DayBooks are a way of teaching people about the environment and a inspiring them to do something about the problems that it is currently facing.
Influencers in the Sustainability Space Share Their Earth Day Resolutions (Exclusive)Influencers in the sustainability, low-impact, and eco-friendly space give Earth Day resolutions, to help inspire you to make some this year, too.
Hiking 101: What You Should Do If You Encounter a BearWhat should you if you encounter a bear during a hike? Although it isn't ideal, it can happen — so here's how to make sure you're completely prepared.
How to Make Your Environmental Activism More Intersectional (Exclusive)In honor of Earth Day, we asked a few of the internet’s most inspiring intersectional environmental activists for their top advice on making one's climate activism more intersectional.
7 Environmental Charities to Donate to on Earth DayEven if you cannot go out and do something for the environment yourself this Earth Day, you can always donate to some of the great charities that help protect our planet and its people.
Organizing a Community Cleanup? Here's What You'll Need to DoWhether you're organizing a community cleanup for Earth Day, or if you're hoping to do so in the future, here's what you need to know beforehand.
Step Aside, Earth Day Gift Guides — Why You Should Celebrate By Not Buying AnythingEarth Day is one of my favorite holidays — but I’d sooner buy someone a gift for National Potato Chip Day than I would for Earth Day.
Alison Brie Wants You to Plant Trees With Her for Earth Day (Exclusive)Alison Brie has partnered with the Planet Oat Project and One Tree Planted to plant trees in honor of Earth Day.
NYC's Climate Clock Shows How Much Time the Planet Has LeftThe climate change clock seems like it’s counting us down to an environmental disaster, but is our time really running out?
Is There a Difference Between Soil and Dirt? Here's What Experts SayThere are stark differences between dirt and soil, scientists say, and it's absolutely crucial define them for the sake of our environment.
New Study Shows Daunting Health Effects of Living Near a Superfund SiteWhat are the health effects of living near superfund sites? Living near landfills that accept toxic materials and hazardous waste comes with a price.
Matchbox Commits to Greener Toy Cars, Packaging, and More by 2030Matchbox cars are getting a green makeover in honor of Earth Day.
Did Climate Change Cause Dinosaurs to Go Extinct?Is it possible that some ancient form of climate change caused the extinction of the dinosaurs?
What Are Autotrophs and Why Are They Important?Autotrophs are a natural part of our living ecosystem, but what organisms are considered autotrophs?
How Does Climate Change Affect Human Health? Scientists Weigh InClimate change has already begun to damage ecosystems all over the world, but how will it eventually affect human health?
Do You Still Count As Zero Waste If You Recycle?Many new zero waste adopters still find themselves wondering, does recycling count as zero waste?
How to Watch the New 'Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World' DocuseriesHere's how to watch Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World, which features Thunberg sitting down in-person with David Attenborough for the first time.
What's Been Going on With Bears Ears National Monument? The Controversy, ExplainedBears Ears National Monument in Utah is considered sacred by Indigenous communities, but it's been threatened by oil companies for many years now.
Becoming Pattie Gonia, and Bringing Drag and Diversity to the Climate Movement (Exclusive)Pattie Gonia uses their platform to bring drag and diversity to the outdoors and to the climate movement, and we recently interviewed the environmentalist drag queen.
How to Recycle Shoes: Sneakers, Slippers, Boots, and MoreThere are many ways to recycle old shoes, no matter the condition.
What Are Solar Flares and Are They Dangerous?The term “solar flares” conjures up images of annihilation for some, but are these celestial occurrences as dangerous as they sound?
The Bronx's First Zero-Waste Shop Is Making the Lifestyle More Accessible (Exclusive)The first Bronx-based zero-waste shop, EcoBronx, is raising money to make plastic-free living accessible in New York City's Bronx neighborhood.
Jane Fonda on How Civil Disobedience Can "Align Your Body With Your Deepest Values"Jane Fonda opened up to Elle about Fire Drill Fridays, civil disobedience, and more.
“Give Seals Space,” New Campaign Urges Beachgoers As Lockdowns LiftIf you see seals on the beach, it's important not to disturb them, says a new campaign.