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What Is a Climate Disadvantaged Community? Many NYC Neighborhoods to Receive Climate FundsWhat does it mean to be climate disadvantaged? Several NYC neighborhoods have been identified as such, and will receive climate funds.
New Yorker Rescues Dog Dumped in NYC Subway Station, Thanks to an Instagram Post (Exclusive)After seeing an Instagram post about an abandoned dog, New Yorker Heather Hamm rescued the sweet puppy, and has taken her home.
Ashley Tisdale on Her Plant-Based Journey, Her Go-To Vegan Meal, and More (Exclusive)Ashley Tisdale is using her platform to promote plant-based eating.
Recent Chemical Spill in Philadelphia Suburb Sparks Worry Over Drinking Water SupplyAfter a chemical spill took place in Philadelphia, authorities are monitoring for water contamination.
Everything You Need to Know About Green Funerals, From Burial Methods to CelebrationsHere’s everything you need to know about green funerals, from eco-friendly burial methods to celebrations.
TikTok Creators Give a Look Into "Nurdles," Plastic Pollutants Straight From the Oil IndustryKnown as nurdles, these plastic pellets are a frustrating form of plastic pollution that has been found in pretty much every facet of nature.
Flint Water Crisis: A Judge Has Finally Ordered Michigan to Pay That $600 Million SettlementThe Flint water crisis has resulted in a settlement of $600 from the state of Michigan, plus a few million dollars from other culprits.
Share These National Gardening Day Quotes, to Spread Some Green InspoWhether you’re looking for advice or just need a good Instagram caption, these national gardening day quotes are sure to inspire you.
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.
How Kotzebue, Alaska Became Known as the Country's "Most Toxic Town"Kotzebue, Alaska is located 90 miles from the Red Dog Mine, the largest chemical polluter in the United States.
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.
Here’s How You Can Have Your Own Little Free LibraryDo you want your own Little Free Library? Keep reading to learn more about how they work, how to find them, and how to build your own.
700 New Species Are Facing Extinction, According to a Red List Update700 new species are facing extinction, according to the latest update of the IUNC Red List.
Check Out These 5 Climate Change Books for National Reading MonthMarch is National Reading Month! Head to your nearest library and check out these climate change books.
A "De-Extinction" Company Wants to Bring the Dodo Bird Back to LifeWhy is the dodo bird extinct? The dodo bird, native to the island of Mauritius, went extinct primarily due to humans.
Want to Start an Animal Sanctuary? Here's Advice from Two Founders (Exclusive)We spoke to two the founders of The Gentle Barn and Catskill Animal Sanctuary for advice on how to start an animal sanctuary.
The Swordfish Proves That Sea Animal Conservation Measures Can WorkAre swordfish endangered? They are a popular food for many people and they have had some serious changes in its population over the years.
International Women’s Day Is March 8: Why That Is, How to Celebrate at Work, and IWD QuotesInternational Women's Day is March 8 — here's why we celebrate it on that day, how to celebrate the holiday at work, and quotes to inspire you.
Ashley Nussman-Berry on Creating a Black Gardening Group, Plant Care Advice, and More (Exclusive)We spoke to Ashley Nussman-Berry, the creator of Black gardening group Black Planters about the inspiration behind her organization, and all things plants.
What Is the Most Eco-Friendly Burial Method? Here Are a Few OptionsEven the most eco-friendly people are going to shuffle off this mortal coil one day, but how do you ensure that your burial has as much positive environmental impactful as your choices in life?
What Is Bio-Based Glue? Behind IKEA's Hottest New MaterialIKEA announced its decision to transition to bio-based glue, as traditional glue contributes to about 5 percent of the company's climate impact.
Yes, Asian Carp Are an Invasive Species — Here’s What You Should KnowAsian carp are an invasive species in the U.S. Much like zebra mussels in the Great Lakes and Burmese pythons in Florida, they wreak havoc on the environment.
Behind the Scenes: Where Is ‘Pets & Pickers’ Filmed?Where is ‘Pets & Pickers’ filmed? The popular documentary-style show is filmed in Canada. You can follow the stories on the Discovery Channel.
Sustainable Sneaker Options For Eco-Friendly Runners and WalkersIf you're an eco-friendly runner who cares about your carbon footprint, peruse these sustainable sneaker options before buying a new pair of kicks.
Many Think Habitat for Humanity Is Bad — Here’s What You Need to KnowCurious about why Habitat for Humanity is bad? Keep reading to learn more about the organization and all of its pros and cons.
What Are CFCs and Why Are They Banned? Here’s What You Need to KnowWhat are CFCs? Learn more about these chemicals, how they affect the environment, and why they are banned.
Should Zoos Exist? Here’s Why They Aren’t NecessaryShould zoos exist? The concept might sound great, but in real life, there are a lot of ethical issues when it comes to zoos.
How Invasive Burmese Pythons Are Taking Over Southern FloridaAs the Burmese python multiplies in Florida's Everglades, habitats are threatened, and mammals must compete for food.
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?
What Is Being Done for East Palestine, Ohio? Behind Recovery EffortsDid FEMA deny aid to East Palestine, Ohio? After a train derailed in the small Ohio suburb, various dangerous chemicals were released into the air.
What Caused the Factory Explosion in Bedford, Ohio? What to Know About the Deadly AccidentWhat caused the factory explosion in Bedford, Ohio? One is dead and several are injured after a metal plant exploded with debris.
The Canadian Super Pig, an Invasive Species, Is Poised to Infiltrate the U.S.Canadian super pigs are known for destroying crops, ecosystems, and more, and they could become a problem in the U.S. soon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.