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- Discover how the dogs of Chernobyl are revolutionizing our understanding of radiation exposure in this shocking and informative article!
Though Solar Geoengineering May Curb Climate Change, Countries Like Mexico Have Banned ItEven though solar engineering could ultimately save us from climate change, countries such as Mexico have banned it entirely.
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.
Yet Another New Mosquito Species Detected in Florida, Continuing a Concerning TrendFlorida has welcomed a new species of mosquito, called the Culex lactator — which not only continues a worrying trend — but also could carry disease.
5 Planets Will Be Visible in This Month's Parade of Planets: How to WatchA parade of planets will take over the night sky in late March 2023 — here's how to see it.
“Ghost Lakes” Are Likely to Become Increasingly Common With Climate ChangeWhat is a ghost lake? The state of California is home to a lake that dried up 80 years ago, but recently came back to life with recent rainfall.
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.
Pakistan and Afghanistan's Damage From the March 2023 Earthquake (Updates)In March 2023, a magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook Pakistan and Afghanistan, resulting in some damage, fatalities, and injuries.
UN Publishes Final, Harrowing Chapter of IPCC Climate Report: "Climate Justice Is Crucial"The UN and IPCC published the final chapter of its major climate report, known as the Synthesis Report, in March 2023.
California Residents Fear Oncoming Floods, With Pine Flat Reservoir Water Levels RisingPine Flat reservoir's water levels are rising behind the Pine Flat Dam — so much so, that residents are concerned.
A Bird Flu Vaccine for Humans Is Now in the Works — Just in CaseA bird flu vaccine for humans is now at the ready, just in case the avian flu begins to worsen.
How to Get Hired for the World’s Cutest Job, as a Professional “Bear Hugger” in New MexicoYou can now become a "bear hugger" in New Mexico, for the sake of conservation.
Minnesota’s Nuclear Leak From November 2022 Is Still Being Cleaned Up, Four Months LaterIn Nov. 22, Xcel reported a nuclear leak to the NRC, at its Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, which is just outside of Minneapolis, Minn.
Dallas Experiences Rolling Blackouts, Thanks to Ongoing StormsRolling blackouts in Dallas are the result of ongoing storms slamming the Texas city right now.
Why Do Trains Keep Derailing? And How Can It Be Prevented?When trains derail, the aftermath can be catastrophic. Many trains carry hazardous materials, making derailments more dangerous, which is why prevention is critical to environmental and human health and safety.
Recent HelloFresh Decision Highlights the Issue of Monkey Labor in ThailandOngoing PETA investigations have forced companies such as HelloFresh to stop supplying Thai coconut milk, because of ties to monkey labor.
200 Million Meals Have Been Diverted From Landfills via Too Good to Go (Updates)One of the restaurant industry's greatest downfalls is inevitably wasting food, and Too Good to Go is an app that delivers surplus food items.
This Year’s Sargassum Seaweed Forecast Stinks — LiterallyThe 2023 sargassum seaweed forecast is looking pretty bleak — what started invading Florida beaches this week has spread across the Atlantic.
The Audubon Society Considered a Name Change, Because of Its Namesake’s Bad ReputationThe namesake of the National Audubon Society (NAS), John Audubon, was evidently quite racist — so the organization was considering changing its name.
The Willow Project Was Approved — Here's Why That's BadSoon, an Alaskan drilling operation will be the largest oil production site on U.S. soil, seemingly a backward move for curbing climate change.
Greenwashy Pembina Pipeline Project to Be Constructed on Indigenous LandCanada-based gas company, Pembina Pipeline, is likely going to move forward with its latest project, Cedar LNG, after receiving government approval.
EPA Finally Releases a Proposal to Limit PFAS Levels in Drinking WaterAfter dragging its feet for far too long, the EPA has designed a proposal that would limit PFAS levels in drinking water.
2023’s Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists Are Here, With Unwelcome News for Blueberries (Exclusive)The EWG has published the 2023 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen, officially known as the Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce.
A “Save the Greenbelt” Protester Jumped on Stage With Avril Lavigne at the Juno Awards — Here’s WhyAt the Juno Awards, a topless protester with “Save the Greenbelt” written on her back walked onto the stage while Avril Lavigne was speaking.
Beach Erosion in Rodanthe, N.C. Collapses Yet Another HomeYet another home in Rodanthe, North Carolina has collapsed, as a result of continuous beach erosion in the area.
Queensland Floods Are Putting Residents at Risk of Coming Into Contact With CrocodilesAs a result of Queensland's record-breaking floods, Australia residents could be at risk of coming into contact with crocodiles.
Nor’easter Prompts New York to Declare a State of EmergencyNew York is in a state of emergency thanks to a Nor'easter that's expected to bring snow and high winds through Wednesday.
Climate Groups Blast Biden for Approving Willow Project: It "Derails His Own Climate Goals"Has the Biden has approved the Willow Project? Despite the massive environmental impact it will have, yes, the oil drilling project will go forward.
A Women’s History Month Q&A With ‘Unladylike’ Podcast Host, Cristen Conger (Exclusive)We caught up with the host of feminist podcast 'Unladylike,' Cristen Conger, to discuss Women's History Month and its intersection with environmentalism.
Sustainable Oscars Red Carpet Looks That Truly Deserved an AwardAlthough Oscars red carpet style generally trends to be gauche — and let's face it — very wasteful, we love these sustainable red carpet looks.
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.
BBC Denies Pulling Episode of David Attenborough's New 'Wild Isles' DocuseriesDavid Attenborough's latest nature documentary series, titled 'Wild Isles,' is causing controversy.
Maine’s “Sludge Crisis” Is a Major Public Health Issue — but What Is Sewage Sludge?What is sewage sludge? Maine communities are dealing with a public health problem revolving around waste disposal.
Air Pollution Worsens Osteoporosis Among Menopausal Woman, New Study ShowsOsteoporosis is a condition that affects many older people — particularly women — and a recent study shows that air pollution makes it even worse.
After Three Years, Is la Niña Over? And if It Is, When Does El Niño Start?Is La Niña over? After a "triple dip" — aka three consecutive years of the weather pattern — the winds may be changing. But when does El Niño start?
Activists Are Protesting the Uinta Basin Railway, Which Would Transport Oil Across the U.S.Environmentalists are protesting the proposed Uinta Basin Railway, which would transport oil from Utah to various other places across North America.
West Virginia Train Derailment Triggers a Nearby Oil SpillWhat happened with the CSX train derailment in West Virginia? After striking a rock slide, a freight train spilled diesel in a nearby creek.
Here's Why You Are Seeing the Moon During the DayIt's actually normal for the moon to be out during the day, however, its visibility changes based on its cycle.
East Palestine Tests Negative for Dioxins – But Why Are Are Dioxins So Harmful? (Updates)Why are dioxins harmful? Residents in East Palestine, Ohio, pushed for the EPA to test for dioxins at the train crash site, and fortunately tests came back negative.
California Will Soon Be Covered in “Zombie Forests” Thanks to Climate ChangeWhat is a zombie forest? A new study has found that many of California's forests are now considered zombie forests, because of climate change.
The Bay Area Is Under Serious Flood Watch, With a Major Incoming Atmospheric River EventCalifornia is experiencing some wonky weather, but this time, the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Area are under flood watch, because of an atmospheric river event.
Recent Study Links Meat-Heavy Keto Diet to Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, and MoreShocker! The meat- and animal byproduct-heavy keto diet has now been linked to an increased risk of heart disease and heart attacks in a recent study.
#StopWillow Campaign: A Guide to Stopping the Willow Oil Drilling ProjectRun by ConocoPhillips and known as the Willow Project, this enterprise has been the subject of major backlash, leading to the eruption of a campaign known as #StopWillow.
Endangered Whales Spotted in the Cape Cod Canal Safely Exited the High-Traffic WaterwayWhy was the Cape Cod canal closed this past weekend? Three endangered right whales were spotted swimming through, so authorities protected them.
A Second Train Has Derailed in Ohio, at the Hands of Norfolk SouthernOnly a month after Norfolk Southern's train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, a second train from the same company has derailed near Springfield, Ohio.
Various Hospitals and Countries Are Banning This Environmentally-Harmful General AnestheticDesflurane, a general anesthetic, has a significant environmental footprint, and is being banned in Scotland and England.
Mysterious White Dust Falling From the Sky in West Virginia Has Been IdentifiedWhen a mysterious white dust began falling from the sky in Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia, locals were left puzzled and concerned.
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.
Another Dead Humpback Whale Found off the New Jersey Coast — This Time, in Seaside ParkYet another dead whale was found off the coast off the coast of New Jersey, and this time, it was identified as a humpback whale.
Attention, Pet Parents — PFAS Were Detected in This Type of Dog Food PackagingIf you're a pet parent, you care about what your fur baby is consuming — which is why it's important to know PFAS were detected in dog food bags.