More than a year after the launch of System 001, The Ocean Cleanup confirms that they’ve been successful in retrieving trash from the Great Pacific Ocean Patch.
McDonald's is going beyond the classic burger with its latest menu offering.
19-Year-Old Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Isn't Waiting For Permission to Solve the Climate Crisis: "The Time Is NOW"
“We are going way beyond activism," 19-year-old Xiuhtezcatl Martinez tells Green Matters.
"I want to have kids. And I just can’t justify bringing them into a world where I’m not fighting every single day to make direct change for future generations," Woodley tells Green Matters.
The company wants you to guess which city will get the plant-based meat first.
Greta Thunberg Tells Trevor Noah What She Thinks of the U.S.'s Attitude on Climate Change: "Where I Come From, It's a Fact"
Greta Thunberg has some observations about New York.
Where's the beef? Not at Just Salad.
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.
Kebnekaise's southern peak is now only the second-tallest mountain in Sweden.
There are numerous events as part of Climate Week NYC.
The EPA is proposing less strict regulation of the oil and gas industry.
The goal is to restore the bottlenose dolphin population.
"It's still finger lickin' good."
The Amazon Fires Are Destroying Indigenous People's Homes — We Interviewed an Amazon Watch Director to Learn More
Andrew Miller of Amazon Watch explains why the indigenous people of the Amazon are under attack.
The fires in the Amazon aren’t just affecting those who live there — it’s also affecting you.
Here are answers to your biggest questions about the Amazon rainforest fires.
The Earth cannot survive without the Amazon.
Could air pollution be a cause of mental health disorders?
A meat tax is controversial, but could be effective.
The glacier's funeral is a wake-up call to protect the Earth.
This study found that it's raining plastic — here's why.
Conservationists Criticize U.S. Rollbacks to Endangered Species Act — Here's Everything You Need to Know
The Trump administration made some controversial changes.
Here's what we need to do.
Melting ice and rising sea levels could have dire consequences.
30 bottles will get you a free ride on the Rome metro.
Anne Hathaway is going green.
This could remove 85 percent of microplastics from the ocean.
The Food Date Labeling Act could help solve the U.S.'s food waste problem.
The U.K.'s 5p fee on bags has been extremely effective.
The Muncie police department's recent promotion was a huge success for the animal shelter.
Bye-bye, tiny bottles!
We are in debt to our planet.
"It is time to rebel."
The prince and the chimpanzee expert even shared a chimp-inspired dance.
Which Major Fashion Brands Are the Least Terrible? This Report Ranked Forever 21, North Face, and More
Not one brand got a perfect score.
Target just made zero-waste haircare so much easier.
A victory for animals in New York state!
These green hotels are also incredibly gorgeous.
Beyond Meat is coming to a delivery kit near you.
Shawn Mendes is Flow's new Sustainability Ambassador.
An alpinist captured a photo of the melting mountain.
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.
Elephant and rhino populations are finally on the rise.
The bus stops are also great for biodiversity, absorbing carbon, and more.
Impossible Foods has announced its newest venture.
The green fuel is safer, more eco-friendly, energy efficient, and affordable.
Lab-grown meat and plant-based meat are on the rise.
The summit will take place in mid-July.
Your actions can make a difference.
The results are pretty harsh.
Wild Type wants to change the way we eat fish.
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.
Here's what we can do about it.
Renewable energy is the future.
The Plant Shoe can be composted at its end-of-life.
Plants are going extinct far too quickly.
Canada finally passed a bill protecting marine mammals.
Green Matters spoke with Poshmark's co-founder to learn about the new Home Market.
Starbucks Launches Returnable, Reusable Coffee Cups at Gatwick Airport — Here's How the Scheme Works
Gatwick Airport's Starbucks is promoting reusables and taking the burden off the consumer.
Other than going for a swim, here are six ways to protect oceans in honor of World Oceans Day.
United Airlines Flies "Flight for the Planet," an Eco-Friendly Flight With Less Emissions and Low Waste
United flew a "Flight for the Planet" on World Environment Day.
Jay-Z just invested in yet another vegan business.
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.
The major dog meat market is finally shutting down — but there's a catch.
With its signature blend of 11 herbs and spices, of course.
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.
Behati Prinsloo is a Global Ambassador for Save The Rhino Trust Namibia.
Here's why the North Atlantic right whale's population is so low.
Malaysia is done with developed nations' plastics.
Botswana will issue 400 elephant hunting licenses every year.
Here are a few ways to protect turtles and tortoises.
Another dolphin was found on the beach with plastic in his body.
Dead bodies in Washington state can now nourish the soil instead of pollute it.
Come fall, Prada will no longer use animal fur in any of its collections.
Nuuly will launch this summer, for $88 a month.
The U.K. government will ban these single-use plastic items sometime between October 2019 and 2020, but the public can comment before then.
Susie Faux, creator of the capsule wardrobe in the '70s, talks to Green Matters about the growing relevancy of the minimalist clothing movement she started.
CO2 is more prominent in the atmosphere than methane — but less potent.
"We’re really trying to go back to the imagery of the milkman," Loop VP Tony Rossi tells Green Matters.
Adopt, don't shop!
England will have at least 130,000 more trees planted come 2021.
Green Matters spoke with two Broadway Green Captains to learn more.
Kristen Bell loves thrift shopping just as much as you do.
Anyone else hungry?
Bill Nye has zero chill when it comes to the climate crisis.
This is an important milestone for the UK.
This New Plastic Can Be Recycled Infinitely, and Scientists Think it Could Make Plastic Recycling Closed Loop
Most plastic can only be recycled once or twice.
His ax-throwing skills are literally helping the Earth.
We'd love to see this everywhere!
IKEA is recreating its classic Swedish meatballs — with plants.
We need to protect Mama Earth.
Luke Perry's daughter disclosed details of his burial on Instagram.
Wolf hunting is a hot-button issue in Minnesota.
Giraffe population has declined 40 percent over the past 30 years.
Los Angeles is now the biggest U.S. city to pledge 100 percent clean energy.
This is a milestone for the U.S.
Here's how the new tax will incentive sustainable farming practices.
Ooho drink pouches helped the marathon be more sustainable.
Here are five ways to make a difference by going green at the grocery store.
The tool has new tips for making your wardrobe more eco-friendly.
Happy Arbor Day!
The Environmental Working Group just released its annual guide to pesticides in produce.
Roofs are getting greener in NYC.
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.
"We must start today. We have no more excuses."
Parents want their kids to be informed.
Pokémon Go is rewarding their virtual players for getting involved in the real world.
The low-impact shoes are even more eco-friendly now.
Ariana Grande, Leo DiCaprio, and More Stars Come Together to Record “Earth,” Lil Dicky’s New Climate Change Anthem
Listen to "Earth," the new song that can not only motivate you about climate action, but also show you what it would be like if Ariana Granda was a zebra.
Khal Drogo no more — Jason Momoa shaved his signature beard in an effort to get you to rethink plastics.
The right whale population is finally growing again.
'Big Bang Theory' Star Melissa Rauch Releases Free Children's Book 'The Tales of Tofu,' Making Healthy Eating Fun and Accessible
Rauch hopes the book will give children a positive and fun association with healthy eating.
The mayor officially signed the resolution this week.
Here's what to do if your state ranks high on the list.
The new material is strong enough to replace plastic packaging.
There are 530,000 potential PHES sites on the planet.
Twitter is full of people #crying over the Netflix series.
The wild grass straws are 100 percent natural.
Chemical recycling works very differently than standard plastic recycling.