Stay updated on the latest news and developments in the world of sustainability, climate change, and environmental issues.
- When will the 2022 pink moon appear? In April, astronomy nerds will have a field day with a full moon that resembles the start of spring weather.
The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Was Thought to Be Extinct — Though It Seems That Isn’t the CaseAlthough the ivory-billed woodpecker was thought to be extinct in 1944, it seems as though the bird was discovered in Louisiana forests recently.
On Neptune, Dramatic Temperature Changes Leave Scientists PuzzledOn Neptune, dramatic temperature changes were observed as part of a new study, leaving scientists puzzled.
What to Know About the East African Pipeline ControversyWhat is the East African Pipeline? Although it hasn't started operating yet, the longest heated pipeline will wreak environmental havoc in Uganda.
Your Chances of Spotting the Northern Lights in the Next Three Years Are IncreasingWhy are the Northern Lights becoming more visible? The aurora borealis were once only visible in the north, but they are spreading to wider skies.
Water in Chile Is Officially Being Rationed After a 13-Year DroughtAfter a 13 year drought, Chile is rationing its water for the capital city of Santiago, which is inhabited by approximately 6 million residents.
The Tegu Lizard, an Invasive Florida Species, Has Made Its Way to GeorgiaAn invasive species known as the tegu lizard was initially only found in Florida, though now, they've spread reportedly across Georgia state lines.
Who Is Peter Kalmus? The NASA Climate Scientist's Emotional Speech Has Gone ViralPeter Kalmus, a NASA climate scientist, was arrested for leading a protest against Chase Bank and fossil fuels.
The Next Total Solar Eclipse Will Be Even Better Than the Last OneWhen the next total solar eclipse? Here are all the details to help you start planning for the upcoming celestial event.
A Piece of Space Junk Crashed Into the Moon, Forming a New CraterA dead rocket booster crashed into the moon, proving just how seriously we need to start taking space junk.
2022's Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Lists Are Here, With Bad News for Strawberry LoversThe 2022 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen are here to advise shoppers on which fruits and vegetables they should buy organic.
Asbestos Is Still Used in the U.S. Today — but the EPA Finally Proposes a Total BanThe EPA is finally making moves to enact a complete asbestos ban in the U.S.
Bill Gates' New Doc, 'Solving for Zero,' Showcases Climate Change Solutions That Could Actually WorkThe upcoming documentary 'Solving for Zero' and subsequent educational series, are based on Bill Gates' book, and feature him, too.
Poor Air Quality Affects 99 Percent of Humanity, Per New WHO Data — What We Can DoQuality Awareness Week around the corner, now is an important time to look at the WHO’s new findings.
The UN’s Latest Climate Change Report Is a “File of Shame” for Failed Carbon PledgesMembers of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third part of its report on climate change today.
NJ Plastic Bag Ban Gets Ready to Take Effect: Everything You Need to KnowThe NJ plastic bag ban is about to go into effect.
New Doc 'Meat the Future' Chronicles the Lab-Grown Meat Industry's RevolutionThe new documentary 'Meat the Future' follows the journey of a growing lab-grown meat company. The film is narrated by Dr. Jane Goodall and features music by Moby.
Perchlorate, Which Has Been Linked to Infant Brain Damage, Still Unregulated By EPAWhy isn't the EPA regulating perchlorate levels in drinking water? The chemical has been linked to a wide variety of health problems nationwide.
17 Years After Escaping Kansas Zoo, Pink Floyd the Flamingo Is Thriving in the Texas WildA Kansas zoo’s escaped flamingo, who is named Pink Floyd, has just been spotted in the Texas wild.
Maison Jar Is Brooklyn’s Newest Zero-Waste, One-Stop Shop (Exclusive)Maison Jar just opened its doors in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenpoint, inviting locals to shop for various package-free essentials, from frozen fruit to shampoo.
IKEA Makes Furniture Buy Back & Resell Program Permanent at 37 U.S. StoresIKEA is finally testing the its furniture buy back program in the U.S.
This Heavily Polluted Waterway May Finally Get a Much-Needed CleanupOn Thursday, March 31, the EPA is going to outline plans to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, Wa.
Ice Volcanoes Have Been Discovered on Pluto — Does This Mean the Dwarf Planet Could Sustain Life?Researchers have just discovered ice volcanoes on Pluto, something that possibly signifies Pluto isn’t as cold of a place as previously believed.
Where to See the Northern Lights in the U.S., for the Ultimate Light ShowIf you're looking to see a natural light show, the Northern Lights — aka the aurora borealis — will be visible in these U.S. states this week.
Delhi Landfill Fires Spread Toxic Fumes — Yet Another Reason Why They’re DangerousWhat are the dangers of landfills? A recent landfill fire just outside of Delhi has spread toxic fumes throughout the skies of India's capital city.
Are Fox News' Climate Change Articles Ever Credible? A Deep DiveFox News' climate change coverage is generally not too credible...
For the First Time, Scientists Have Detected Microplastics in Human BloodMicroplastics were found in human blood in a recent scientific study.
Winter Is Back — Several U.S. States Are Being Slammed by an End-Of-Season Snow SquallSeveral U.S. states are currently being slammed by a massive snow squall, which has thus far caused a deadly pile-up in Pennsylvania.
Earth Hour 2022: Activities to Honor the Planet in the DarkEarth Hour 2022 is Saturday, March 26, and we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about the holiday, plus Earth Hour activities to keep you busy in the dark.
Madeleine Albright Passes Away at 84 — Where Did She Stand on Climate Issues?Madeleine Albright passed this week away at 84. Where did the former secretary of state stand on climate change issues?
Animals Like Happy the Elephant Should Have Rights — In Panama, They DoWho is Happy the elephant? Many believe the Bronx Zoo icon deserves her own rights — and now in Panama, animals and nature both have rights.
‘Bad Vegan’ Chef Nikki Bennett on What Really Went Down at Pure Food and Wine (Exclusive)Pure Food and Wine's head chef Nikki Bennett shares how accurate she found 'Bad Vegan,' whether Sarma Melngailis paid her staff, and more.
Mackenzie Scott Donated Over $400 Million to Habitat for HumanityWho is Mackenzie Scott? The woman formerly married to Amazon tycoon, Jeff Bezos, is now donating millions of dollars to Habitat For Humanity.
At Least 5,000 Exoplanets Exist Outside Our Solar System, NASA ConfirmsAlthough there are only eight planets in our solar system, NASA has confirmed there are upwards of 5,000 exoplanets beyond our solar system.
Antarctica Reaches Record-Breaking Temperatures, Weighing in at 70 Degrees Hotter Than AverageSome parts of Antarctica measured at over 70 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) hotter than average.
Exposing Pregnant Mothers to BPA May Cause Childhood Asthma, New Study ShowsWhat's wrong with BPA? Although the plastic chemical was notorious for causing a number of health issues, BPA has now been linked to child asthma.
Singer-Songwriter, Carole King, Has a Long-Standing History of Environmental ActivismSinger-songwriter Carole King is not only an amazing musician, but she also has a long-standing history of environmental activism.
World Water Day 2022: How You Can Help Protect the Planet’s WaterTuesday, March 22 is World Water Day, and this year's theme is 'Groundwater – Making the Invisible Visible.'
Impossible Foods Founder Steps Aside for New CEO, Peter McGuinnessPeter McGuinness is taking over for Pat Brown as CEO of Impossible Foods.
The Controversy Behind Removing the Feral Horses From Arizona’s National ForestArizona's National Forest is home to wild horses, which are being moved by the U.S. Forest Service because of how they impact local habitats.
Celebrity Vegan and Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands That Will Do Your Face a Big FavorWhether you're looking for something environmentally-friendly or if you abstain from animal products, these are our favorite vegan makeup brands created by celebrities.
No, Starbucks Is Not Getting Rid of Paper Cups — but a New Program Aims to Promote Returnable and Reusable CupsIs Starbucks getting rid of cups? Is the coffee chain's latest announcement a legitimate commitment to reducing cup waste, or is it just greenwashing?
The Senate Just Passed a Bill to Make Daylight Savings Permanent — What Does That Mean?What does permanent daylight savings mean? The senate recently passed a new bill that would make it so we no longer have to turn back the clocks.
Sinkholes Are Forming on the Arctic Seafloor, Due to Rising TemperaturesWhy are sinkholes forming on the Arctic seafloor? Because of climate change, permafrost is melting about 500 feet below the ocean's surface.
Is the Chicago River Dye Eco-Friendly? Behind the St. Paddy’s Day TraditionWhat is the Chicago River dyed with? Though the St. Patrick's Day tradition looks like an ecological disaster, it isn't actually bad for the environment.
Will Russian Oil Ban Reinvigorate the U.S.’ Reliance on Canadian Oil?Earlier this week, the Biden Administration announced a ban on importing Russian oil. But does this mean Canada's pipeline will see a revival?
Biden to Reduce Heavy Truck Pollution With Newly Proposed RuleWhat is Joe Biden doing to address pollution? The POTUS is tackling air pollution by proposing a new rule that would cut heavy truck pollution.
It’s Only a Matter of Time Before Florida’s Key Deer Go Completely ExtinctHow many Key deer are left? The species, which is native to the Florida Keys, is endangered — it's only a matter of time before it goes extinct.
Ukrainians Are Fearing the Worst, Regarding the Zaporizhzhia Power PlantWhat happens if Zaporizhzhia explodes? Ukrainians are fearing the worst, after Russian troops seized the nuclear power plant, and was set on fire.
How the Fossil Fuel Industry Is Responsible for Missing and Murdered Indigenous WomenMissing and murdered Indigenous women across the U.S. is a serious and often overlooked issue. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drew attention to this in a recent hearing.