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- Figuring out how to remove PFAS from water can seem complicated. But there are a few methods, such as reverse osmosis, that you can try.
Why Kaitlyn Bristowe Adopted Her Two Golden Retrievers, Ramen and Pinot (Exclusive)Kaitlyn Bristowe opens up about her dogs, why she advocates for "adopt, don't shop," and 'The Bachelorette.'
Stic Confirms Upcoming Dead Prez Album, Releases New Wellness Book (Exclusive)Hip hop duo dead prez's stic.man is dropping a new book called 'The 5 Principles' — and he has the scoop on new dead prez music along with M-1.
Indicator Species Offer Important Clues About Earth’s EcosystemsIndicator species give us insight into the state and condition of ecosystems around the world. Ecosystems are essential to human survival.
The New Living Planet Index Shows Serious Animal Population Declines — Why Has the Report Caused Controversy in the Past?The 2022 Living Planet Report has just been released, and shows some serious population decline around the globe over the past few decades.
Melanated Campout Is Immersing People of Color in Nature With Vibrant Camping Events (Exclusive)Melanated Campout is a Black-owned and woman-owned company that hosts an annual camping retreat for people of color.
Out-Of-Place Seal Walks to Massachusetts Police Station and Is Re-Released Into the OceanA seal, which has been named Shoebert, made its way from a pond, to a police station, before it was brought in for medical evaluations, and re-released.
Is Gisele Bündchen Vegan? The Model Is Passionate About Living SustainablyIs Gisele Bündchen vegan? Her passion for the environment coupled with her husband Tom Brady’s stringent diet has led her fans to wonder.
Environmentalists Lose Hope After Right Whale Becomes Entangled in a Net for the Fifth TimeAfter Snow Cone, an endangered right whale in Massachusetts, became entangled in a net for the fifth time, environmentalists are losing hope.
How to Help Women in Iran Amid Protests, Which Have Already Killed Nine PeopleIn the wake of the death of Mahsa Amini, many are wondering how to help Iranian women
Poster Ideas for the Global Climate Strike, From Memes to Scathing DemandsWe’ve rounded up a bunch of climate strike poster ideas to help you spread the message that world leaders must declare a climate emergency.
California Just Became the Fifth State to Legalize Human CompostingCalifornia residents will soon be able to put human bodies to rest with the gentle process of human composting.
Hurricane Fiona Relief: Where to Donate to Help Puerto RicoHere's how you can help Puerto Rico during Hurricane Fiona.
Jane Goodall: 6 Fun Facts About the Renowned EthologistWe’ve rounded up a few fun facts about the legendary Jane Goodall.
23-Year-Old Launches Water Cremation Company to Make Death Care More Eco-Friendly and "Life-Centered" (Exclusive)What is water cremation, aka aquamation? A young entrepreneur just launched Pisces, a California-based death care company.
Brits Help Clean Up Plastic at Queen's Tribute Sites, Where Mourners Are Leaving Paddington Bears and MarmaladeIn the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s death, her fans have been leaving Paddington bear stuffed animals, marmalade sandwiches, and other trinkets around London parks in her honor.
BTS Drums Up Excitement for New Doc ‘ForTomorrow’ About World-Changing Grassroots Innovators'ForTomorrow' is an upcoming documentary that showcases innovators from around the world — and the film is getting a boost from Daisy Ridley and BTS.
National CleanUp Day Is Coming Up — Here's How to Help Clean Up the PlanetEvery fall, people around the globe observe World Cleanup Day, known as National CleanUp Day in the U.S.
Burning Man Attendees Illegally Dumped Trash and Idled In 12 Hours of TrafficBurning Man attendees pledge to "leave no trace," but the illegal dumping of trash proves otherwise.
As Uvalde Students Return to School After May's Shooting, Comfort Dogs Are There to Ease the Transition (Exclusive)Comfort dogs are on the scene in Uvalde, Texas schools this month, to help ease the stress of returning to school a few months after a mass shooting.
Climate Week NYC 2022 Will Present Comedy, Theater, Talks, and MoreIf you’re passionate about protecting the environment and you happen to live in or near New York, it’s time to get excited for Climate Week NYC 2022.
Four Endangered Giant Galápagos Tortoises Were Allegedly Poached for MeatAfter four endangered giant Galápagos tortoises were found dead, Ecuadorian authorities fear they may have been illegally poached for meat.
Is Jackson, Mississippi Water Safe to Drink? The City Is Facing Another Water CrisisJackson, MS is experiencing a water crisis, leaving many wondering if Jackson, MS water is safe to drink.
Beloved Marine Mammal, the Dugong, “Functionally Extinct” in ChinaAlthough the dugong had roamed China's waters for many years, the beloved marine mammal has officially been deemed "functionally extinct."
What Are Floating Homes? These Houses Can Foster a Sustainable, Communal LifestyleHere's a look into floating homes, how they claim to be sustainable, and how to find floating homes for sale, in case this lifestyle floats your boat.
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Hatchlings Spotted for First Time in 75 YearsKemp’s ridley sea turtles recently hatched in Louisiana’s Chandeleur Islands. This marks the first time the species has produced hatchlings in around 75 years.
The Extinct Tasmanian Tiger Is Being Brought Back From the DeadWhen did the Tasmanian tiger go extinct? Although the species has been extinct from years, scientists are now trying to bring the species back.
How This Queer WOC-Founded App Is Promoting Accessibility and Diversity in the Outdoors (Exclusive)We recently caught up with Breanne Acio, founder and CEO of Sēkr, an app that promotes diversity and accessibility in the outdoors.
World Elephant Day 2022: How to Celebrate the Holiday on Its 10th AnniversaryWorld Elephant Day is celebrated in August every year, to honor the Endangered species.
Pattie Gonia Is the Intersectional Environmentalist Drag Queen Making a Difference (Exclusive)Pattie Gonia, our favorite environmentalist drag queen, shares their Green Routine with us!
How Mutual Aid Groups Directly Support Communities by Filling in the Government's GapsMutual aid groups help build community ties, make up where the government's lacking, and more.
Join Zac Efron in Celebrating World Nature Conservation DayProtecting our planet’s natural resources should be a priority every single day — but most of all, on World Nature Conservation Day.
Are You a Chocoholic? Seattle Chocolate Company CEO Talks Sustainability and Inclusivity (Exclusive)In an exclusive interview with 'Green Matters,' Jean Thompson of the Seattle Chocolate Company talked the importance of sustainability, ethical sourcing, and inclusivity.
Car Tire Dust Is a Major Source of Microplastics, and It’s Killing Marine LifeDrivers beware: car tire particles contain something that prevents them from breaking down — which is polluting waterways and killing the coho salmon.
Becoming a Wildlife Rehabilitator Is Fairly Easy — and Free — in Many StatesThere are so many ways to express your love for animals — such as becoming a licensed wildlife rehabilitator.
Vegan Musicians With Killer Songs About the Vegan LifestyleThere is plenty of vegan music out there these days.
Weak Infrastructure and Inclement Weather Created Bronx Sinkhole, Reports SayNew Yorkers were seriously shocked when a sinkhole swallowed a mini van in the Bronx — but what caused this shocking event?
After Thousands of Years, Wild Bison Return to the U.K. to Repair LandIn an effort to sustainably manage woodland in Kent, U.K., wild bison have been reintroduced to their natural habitat.
How to Celebrate World Chimpanzee Day, Which Honors Jane Goodall's DiscoveriesWorld Chimpanzee Day is celebrated every July 14, in honor of Jane Goodall's discoveries.
Tesla Is in Hot Water After Underreporting Environmental DataWhat is Tesla's 2022 controversy about? Environmentalists are furious with the sustainable car company 2022 for underreporting environmental data.
The Most Sustainable Cities Across the GlobeThese sustainable cities and communities are welcoming places to live around the world.
Who Killed Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Pereira? The Men Were Murdered in the AmazonWho killed Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Pereira, and why would someone do so?
Lauren Conrad on Her Nonprofit, Shopping Consciously, and Living Sustainably (Exclusive)Lauren Conrad spoke with 'Green Matters' about her nonprofit The Little Market, plant-based swaps, and more.
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.
For Years, Cleveland Residents Thought They Were Recycling — Now They Actually CanFor years, the residents of Cleveland, Ohio thought they were recycling, when it was really going to landfill. Now the city is debuting a new program.
The EPA Has Lowered the “Healthy” Levels of Forever Chemicals in Drinking WaterAlthough PFAS, or forever chemicals, are incredibly ubiquitous, the EPA says the "healthy limit" of consuming them is lower than previously thought.
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.
Biden’s Protecting Our Kids Act Will Hopefully Combat Gun ViolenceWhat is Biden's Protecting Our Kids Act? This is the Biden Administration's latest effort to combat gun violence, following the Uvalde shooting.
AOC Says Using "Latinx" Is PC — Here's What It Means, and Why Some Feel It's ControversialWhat is Latinx? While many are comfortable with using the phrase, which refers to Latin American communities in the U.S., some find it controversial.
Goldman Environmental Prize 2022: Here Are the Seven WinnersThe Goldman Environmental Prize 2022 winners have just been announced, honoring a total of seven people in six important categories.