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- Students across the U.S. will be participating in a nationwide school walkout today, May 26, in protest of gun violence.
Pet Parents Releasing Goldfish in Rivers Is Wreaking Environmental HavocReleasing domesticated goldfish in U.K. rivers is hurting biodiversity and wreaking environmental havoc, according to a new study.
Here’s How Teen Activists in Ecuador Are Making a Difference for the PlanetIn response to Ecuador's use of gas flares in the Amazon rainforest, a group of teenage activists from Lago Agrio are demanding government action.
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.
Kim Kardashian Joins Beyond Meat as Chief Taste Consultant, Raises Company's StockKim Kardashian and Beyond Meat are officially teaming up, with the reality TV star and businesswoman joining the company as “Chief Taste Consultant.”
NY Lawmakers Propose Bills to Ban PFAS, aka Forever Chemicals, in Certain ProductsA New York lawmaker is proposing legislation that would phase PFAS chemicals out of a number of products.
A "Sharkcano" Erupted in the Solomon Islands — Here’s What That MeansWhat is a sharkcano? In the Solomon Islands, a submarine volcano home to sharks erupted, projecting hot acidic water containing volcanic rock and sulphur.
Sundance Award-Winning Documentary on Indigenous Activism in Brazil Is Coming to TheatersA captivating documentary called 'The Territory' tells the story of Indigenous Brazilian activists who are fighting to save the environment.
Is an Asteroid Heading for Earth? The Latest News on This Week's FlybyAn asteroid is heading for Earth — but fortunately, it is not expected to collide with our home planet.
Washington State Gas Is in Short Supply: Here’s What You Should KnowAlthough the gas shortage is driving up prices everywhere, it's particularly bad in Washington State — the prices are seriously exorbitant.
Hurricanes Could Be Worse This Season, With the Gulf of Mexico’s Loop CurrentA loop current in the Gulf of Mexico could make for an extra intense hurricane season — here's why.
Cave Explorers Just Discovered Hidden Forest Beneath a Sinkhole in ChinaIn China, a hidden forest has been discovered beneath a sinkhole.
Here’s What You Should Know About the Monkeypox Virus OutbreakIf you're concerned about the recent buzz surrounding a monkeypox virus outbreak, here's everything you need to know about the deadly disease.
Show Your Support for Reproductive Rights at These Abortion Rights Rallies Across the U.S.Regardless of the gender you identify with, reproductive rights are incredibly important. So to show your support, attend these abortion rights rallies near you.
Gordon Ramsay Says He Is “Going Vegan” — but Is It for Real?Gordon Ramsay's most recent TikTok has fans wondering if the meat-loving chef is going vegan.
Here’s What Asian Jumping Worms Look Like, to Identify and Manage the Invasive SpeciesIf you aren't familiar with jumping worms, they are an invasive species that have recently been found in gardens across New England.
The Pros and Cons of Using Water Pipelines to Mitigate DroughtsA proposed water pipeline would carry water from the Pacific Ocean into Utah's almost-dried up Great Salt Lake, which has been facing a major shortage.
Cambodian Officials Tell Locals to Stop Picking the “Carnivorous Penis Plant” for SelfiesCambodian government officials are currently urging locals to stop picking a rare plant colloquially known as the “carnivorous penis plant,” which has become a popular selfie prop in the area.
For the First Time, Scientists Have Grown Plants in Moon Soil — Taken From the Apollo MissionsNASA has funded a study in which scientists successfully grew plants in moon soil for the first time.
8 Greenpeace Protestors Arrested in the U.K. for Blocking Russian Oil TankerA Russian oil tanker in Essex, England was forced to make a U-turn in the Thames River, after protestors blocked its path. Eight have been arrested.
Ruby the Rescue Dog Passes Away, 2 Months After 'Rescued by Ruby' Premieres on NetflixRuby the rescue dog, who was the basis for the recent Netflix movie 'Rescued by Ruby,' has passed away at the age of 11.
Everything You Need to Know About the Fires in Colorado SpringsA fire in Colorado Springs, which was reportedly started by a deputy's car, has been the root cause of several evacuations in the area.
Coldplay Criticized for Partnering with Oil Company on "Sustainable" World Tour: "We Are Doing Our Best"Environmentalists are now criticizing Coldplay for its latest major tour partnership: an oil company known for greenwashing.
Biden Cancels Three Oil Leases in Alaska and Gulf of MexicoPresident Joe Biden just canceled three oil leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico, a move that will benefit the climate, nature, and wildlife.
Images of Our Galaxy’s Supermassive Black Hole Have Finally Been CapturedScientists have officially captured the first-ever images of the supermassive black hole that's located right in the center of our galaxy.
Massive Great White Shark Named Ironbound Was Discovered off the Jersey ShoreAlthough New Jersey isn't known for its massive sharks, a 1,000-pound Great White Shark was discovered off the Atlantic coastline.
Goop Criticized for Launching "The Diapér," a Grossly Overpriced, Gemstone-Studded Publicity StuntGwyneth Paltrow's goop has just outdone itself with wildly expensive goop diapers.
How Climate Change Caused the Great Barrier Reef's Latest Mass Coral Bleaching EventWhat is happening to the Great Barrier Reef, exactly? New data from the Australian government show that climate change has caused coral bleaching across most of the Great Barrier Reef.
'The End of Medicine' Doc on Why the Next Pandemic Could Be Sooner Than You Think (Exclusive)The documentary 'The End of Medicine' takes viewers behind the scenes of the animal farming industry to show the dangers we live with every day.
How to Watch May's Total Lunar Eclipse, aka the "Blood Moon"The Blood Moon total lunar eclipse of 2022 will occur in mid-May.
Lake Mead and the Colorado River Shortage, ExplainedThe largest water supply in the west, the Colorado River, is facing ongoing shortages, due to Lake Mead drying up.
White House Unveils New Environmental Justice Office — but Will It Fight Environmental Racism?An Office of Environmental Justice is the Justice Department's newest office, as unveiled this week by Attorney General Merrick Garland and EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan.
It’s Alive! Animals Evidently Reside in the Great Pacific Garbage PatchIs there life in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Although the notoriously disgusting section of the ocean is filled with trash, it's also home to fish.
John and Ann Doerr's $1.1 Billion Donation Will Start a Climate School at StanfordJohn Doerr and Ann Doerr just donated $1.1 billion dollars to fund a new climate change school at Stanford University.
Phantom Forests: What They Are, and Why They’re ControversialWhat are phantom forests? Many think planting random groups of trees will help save the planet, but it's often viewed as a greenwashing tactic.
Devastating Heat Wave in India and Pakistan Highlights Need for Clean EnergyWhat is the reason for this heat wave in India and Pakistan? As you could probably imagine, the climate crisis and global heating are at play here.
Produced by Kate Mara, 'The Smell of Money' Doc Highlights Environmental Racism of the Pig IndustryThe new documentary 'The Smell of Money' exposes eastern North Carolina's pig industry and how it is hurting people.
Major Oil Spill in Central African Country of Gabon Averted After 300,000 Barrels LeakedAlthough 300,000 barrels of oil leaked at a major plant in Gabon, it appears that one of the worst possible oil spills in history was averted.
Carbon Dioxide Removal Process Sucks Greenhouse Gas Emissions From the AtmosphereWhat is carbon dioxide removal? The process, also known as carbon vacuuming, essentially sucks greenhouse gas emissions from the air.
U.K. Water Companies Discharged Scary Amounts of Raw Sewage Into Water in 2021Raw sewage was released into English bathing waters about 25,000 times in 2021 alone. In fact, the situation is so bad that someone actually created a sewage discharge map of the U.K.
Sea Turtle Nesting Season Is Upon Us — Here’s What You Should KnowRight now happens to be nesting season for sea turtles in the Carolinas and in Florida — here's what you should know about
A Colorado Prison Inmate Contracts First U.S. Case of H5N1 Bird FluA Colorado human has tested positive for avian flu, marking the first known case in the U.S.
Five Vermont Deer Hunters Are Facing Serious Poaching FinesAlthough many think of exotic animals when it comes to poaching, a group of five hunters in Vermont are facing major poaching fines for several violations.
Major Water Shortage Established in Southern CaliforniaResidents in certain Southern California communities are being subjected to major water restrictions amid the ongoing droughts.
Avian Flu Outbreak Has Affected 33 Million Farmed Birds in 2022Here's what farmers need to do to prevent the bird flu outbreak from getting worse.
Sumatran Tigers: How Many Are Left, Why They’re Endangered, and MoreHow many Sumatran tigers are left in the world? Three of the highly endangered animals were recently killed in animal traps.
Kinari Webb of Health in Harmony Talks Saving the Rainforest and Earth Day Plans (Exclusive)We spoke with Kinari Webb of Health in Harmony, a nonprofit organization that dedicates money and time to protecting our planet's rainforests.
Greenhouse Gases Are Making the Night Sky Less Dark, Study ShowsWhy is the night sky becoming less dark? This is partially due to light pollution, but it's also due to greenhouse gases, Hawaiian experts say.
Before You Toss Your Mask, Here's How to Properly Dispose of PPEAre face masks recyclable? During the pandemic, you've likely stocked up on copious amounts of PPE — so properly disposing of them is crucial.
Floods in South Africa Have Resulted in Numerous Deaths Across a Major Coastal CitySouth Africa has been inundated with massive floods which have resulted in widespread damage, as well as numerous deaths across the country.