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Equatorial Guinea Is Facing a Marburg Virus Outbreak — How Does the Disease Spread?After it was announced that Equatorial Guinea is facing a Marburg virus outbreak, many are wondering how the Marburg virus spreads in the first place.
Cabinet Health Founder on Making Medicine Sustainable, 'Shark Tank' Deal, and More (Exclusive)Cabinet Health is a sustainable medicine brand that sells medication refills in compostable pouches, along with sleek reusable glass jars to store the pills in.
Paris’ Water System Is Elite — Here’s WhyAlthough water is essential to life, the city of Paris' water system is so much better than ours.
What Is Guerrilla Gardening? How Illegal Gardens Are Changing CitiesGuerrilla gardening is the activist approach to gardening, and has a history in the food reform and climate movement.
These Are Some of the Best Colleges for Environmental Science and StudiesThere are many colleges with fantastic environmental science programs.
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.
Here's What It Means if Your Tap Water Smells Like ChlorineIt's actually common for tap water to have the scent of chlorine, it's part of the treatment process.
Documentary '12th Hour' Explores: Will Humans Actually Be Able to Solve Climate Change?The documentary '12th Hour' is an important watch for anyone who has ever worried about climate change.
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).
How Can We Help Turkey and Syria? Here's Where to Donate in Response to the Major EarthquakeIf you're looking for ways to help Turkey and Syria after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, here are a few places where you can donate.
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.
How to Stream Oscar-Nominated Documentary 'All That Breathes' Before the CeremonyThe documentary 'All That Breathes' is finally coming to a wide audience via streaming a few weeks ahead of the Academy Awards.
The History of Black History Month, and Why Its Celebrated in FebruaryWhy is February Black History Month? Here's everything we know about why this time of rememberance takes place during the second month of the year.
Suspect Arrested for String of Mysterious Incidents at Dallas Zoo (Updates)There have been a whopping four incidents involving missing and dead animals at the Dallas Zoo this month alone.
Good Movies and Documentaries to Watch for Black History MonthIn honor of Black History Month, check out these movies and documentaries that are all streaming.
Yes, Animal Testing Should Be Illegal — Here’s WhyShould animal testing be illegal? Many environmentalists are against the practice due to its cruelty and ineffectiveness.
28 Facts About Black History and Changemakers, From Beyoncé to Frederick DouglassHere are Black History Month facts for each day of February.
Stay up to Date on the Planet With These Climate NewslettersThese newsletters focus on bringing you the latest on the climate and environment.
This Stunning New Multi-Colored Fish Was Recently Discovered in the MaldivesA new species of fish, known as the Rose-Veiled Fairy Wrasse, was recently discovered in the ocean surrounding the Maldives.
A NASA Scientist Explained How to Terraform Mars — an Idea That’s a Bit ControversialA recently retired scientist from NASA has explained how to terraform mars. But the concept isn’t widely accepted by the planetary community.
California Finally Starts Rolling Out Its Statewide Composting MandateCalifornia just enacted a composting law, which will effectively require all Californians to compost everything from vegetable scraps and rotten leftovers to paper towels and plates.
How to Start a Dog Rescue, According To An Animal-Lover Who's Done It (Exclusive)Are you an animal lover with a passion for dog rescue? If you've ever considered starting your own dog rescue, here are 7 steps to get you started.
At This Point, Is It Too Late to Stop Climate Change?Many experts believe that global warming is bringing us on a steady course toward annihilation, but is it really too late to stop climate change?
Reef-Friendly Vs. Reef-Safe Sunscreen: Here's the DifferenceReef-safe or reef-friendly sunscreen is a must if you're hitting the beach this summer.
Uncovering the Truth Behind Sustainable Palm OilSome environmentalists think that palm oil could one day become sustainable, but is such a thing realistically possible?
How Does Polyester Impact the Environment? Is It Eco-Friendly?Polyester is a man-made fabric with a dubious reputation for many reasons, but just because it isn’t comfortable, does that mean it also isn’t eco-friendly?
Why Can’t Styrofoam Be Recycled?Many people seem to be under the mistaken impression that Styrofoam cannot be recycled. It can, in fact, only the process is not as simple as it might seem.
Big Cat Rescue: Is This Animal Rescue As Ethical As the Baskins Make It Out to Be?Big Cat Rescue might still be in business, but is it as ethical as the owners make it seem?
15 Best Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy and TreatsHere are the best options when it comes to being allergy-friendly this Halloween.
Ben & Jerry's Is Now Making Dog Ice Cream — but What Is It Made Of?What is dog ice cream? Ben & Jerry's is releasing a canine version of their classic dessert — here's what it's made of, safe ingredients, and more.
New to Hiking? These Outdoor Adventure Groups Are Designed for BeginnersIf you're new to the outdoors and are interested in doing some exploring, these hiking groups for beginners will help you get outside with professionals.
5 Reasons Why People Hate Elon Musk — From Labor Violations to MisinformationWhy do people hate Elon Musk? From labor violations to spreading misinformation, there are a lot of reasons why people can’t stand the guy.
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.
As the World Faces Overpopulation, Japan's Birth Rate Is Declining and Reportedly Threatening SocietyThe rapidly decreasing birth rate in Japan has the country's prime minister concerned about the potential consequences of underpopulation in Japan.
Is Roundup Safe to Use on Vegetables? Here's What You Should KnowRoundup is a glyphosate-based herbicide that is commonly used to kill weeds in gardens nationwide — but is it safe to use in a vegetable garden?
Who Supports Greta Thunberg? Where the Activist's Money Comes FromGreta Thunberg is a teenage environmental dynamo with international acclaim, but how does the activist earn a living?
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.
Freshwater Fish Nationwide Test for High Levels of PFAS, or "Forever Chemicals"If you're a fan of freshwater fish, you may want to change your mind — species tested in the U.S. showed dangerously high levels of PFAS.
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.
Why We Celebrate Earth Day: The History Behind the Big EventEvery year on April 22, people come together to participate in eco-friendly activities. But why do we celebrate Earth Day? Here’s the history behind it.
Think Before You Donate — Watch Out for These Environmental Charity ScamsIf you are thinking of sending your money to an environmental charity, check twice to make sure it’s not one like these.
Stephen Fry Narrates New Docuseries 'A Year on Planet Earth,' Showcasing Wild Animals Growing Up'A Year on Planet Earth' on Fox Nation is the latest nature docuseries.
U.K. Plastic Plate Ban Is Yet Another Step Towards a Plastic-Free NationAfter announcing a potential ban on single-use plastic cutlery in 2022, the U.K. is now enforcing a highly necessary ban on plastic plates.
Bears Have a Taste For Bird Seed — Which May Pose a Problem For YouIf you have a bird feeder in your yard, you may need to start watching out for bears.
The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement Believes Not Having Kids Will Preserve the Human RaceThe Voluntary Human Extinction Movement aims to reduce the number of people on Earth.
How to Use Soap Nuts to Make Your Laundry Routine Zero-WasteIf you've ever wondered about using soap nuts to make your laundry routine zero-waste, read on.
Though Rodeos May Seem Fun, They Cause Immense Abuse to Horses and CattleAnimal abuse in the rodeo industry is rampant — so rampant that people protest rodeos constantly.
If Earth Spins Off Its Axis, Where Does That Leave Us?Scientists have already viewed Earth spinning faster, but what happens if it ever goes off its axis?