Turning your own lawn into a pollinator or “bee” lawn can help restore the kinds of natural habitat no longer available to pollinators.
Wind power will likely play a key role in the transition to a zero-emission economy—especially if we can start to distribute it more widely.
While the first XPRIZE competition focused on aerospace tech, several more recent ones have focused on environment and climate…
Clean-burning, emissions-free hydrogen fuel cells were poised to take over the automotive sector two decades ago, but then what happened?
Climate feminism recognizes that women are disproportionately affected by climate change and aims to get them into positions of leadership.
We’re getting from Point A to B faster than ever these days thanks to smart GPS nav apps, but at cost to our neighborhoods and ecosystems?
Some trees do off-gas natural yet nevertheless harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs), especially during the hottest months of the year.
Wind power provides a small fraction of electricity in Texas; frozen natural gas lines caused the state’s power grid to go down recently.
How do climate models work and do they paint an accurate picture of where we are headed in terms of environmental disruption moving forward?
A passive solar house keeps the inside air temp comfy without using conventional emissions-spewing HVAC appliances.
One-quarter of the world’s 20,000 bee species are in precipitous decline or have already gone extinct since 1990…
Could all the greenhouse gases we’re pumping into the atmosphere be compromising our ability to think straight?
In 2019, Bangladesh became the first country to grant every one of its rivers environmental personhood….
Researchers Call “Field Of Dreams” Restoration Hypothesis Misguided If we build it, won't they come?
Restoring plant biodiversity is an important part of ecological restoration no matter what, but animals returning is far from guaranteed.
Grizzly Bear Recovery In The Lower 48: Is It Possible? Patches of habitat remain in Yellowstone and North Cascades
Some 50,000 grizzly bears used to roam the Lower 48, but these days only a few thousand are left and greens want more….
Some of the last minute environmental rule changes enacted by the Trump administration will be easier to undo than others.
Hunters do play a large part in conservation efforts across the U.S. through their taxes, licenses and donations.
What are the winter sports and tourism industries doing to counteract the existential threat of climate change?
We would have to keep up the emissions cutbacks of 2020 for several more decades if we want to avoid cataclysmic climate change.
Joe Biden’s ambitious plans to get the U.S. back on track as a world leader in terms of climate mitigation and green jobs creation could make him the greenest president in history.
My New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier. Which fruits, vegetables and animal products are worth spending extra on for organic varieties?
The holidays are a hugely wasteful time of the year, but there are many ways we can reduce our impact and still enjoy this special season.
The big environmental groups may have been a little slow off the starting blocks when it comes to cultivating diversity within, but they are working on it.
Invasive Cheatgrass has taken over more than 50 million acres of desert across the American West, and there’s not much we can do about it.
Using Instagram To Battle Climate Change & Protect the Planet Activists get creative to inspire action on behalf of Mother Nature
Activists are finding creative ways to use Instagram to get the word out about taking action on behalf of protecting the planet…..
Non-native invasive insects are taking a big collective bite out of American forests, and there’s not much we can do about it.
Our inability to notice or care about the plants around us could pose an existential threat to humanity.
Not Even On The Agenda? Republicans Keep Heads In Sand On Climate But there's hope with a new generation of GOP youth with environmental conscience
How can it be that climate change—the major planetary issue of our time—isn’t even on the agenda for Republicans in the upcoming elections?
Are We Burying Ourselves In PPE Waste? The impact of COVID-19 on our waste stream could last decades
PPE waste is a big environmental concern now given we are discarding hundreds of billions of disposable masks & gloves every month globally.
ANWR Drilling Update: Trump Wants Seismic Testing ASAP If re-elected, Trump says will sell oil extraction leases on sensitive Coastal Plain by end of 2021
Trump is pushing for seismic testing now and wants oil extraction to begin on the sensitive coastal plain of ANWR by the end of 2021.
Animals are definitely underrepresented in the eyes of the law in the U.S. despite some state & federal laws that ban animal cruelty.
Luckily for us, the only threats these solar storms pose within the Earth’s atmosphere are to our technology.
Global warming is already affecting tree cover across the United States, with iconic species like aspens unable to keep up with the changes.
Some landscapes evolved with periodic wildfires as an influential force, and people have been using “prescribed burns” to restore health to certain types of ecosystems for millennia.
Mining wastes (“tailings”) could indeed be part of the solution to our climate woes.
Shell, BP, Chevron Offer EV Charging At Select Stations Forward thinking oil companies are providing EV chargers next to their gas pumps
Shell, BP and Chevron and other forward-thinking oil companies are providing EV chargers next to their gas pumps.
If you care about the environment and/or the health and safety of your loved ones, Donald Trump may not deserve your vote in 2020.
Environmentalists wonder if we may have to move below ground — into underground buildings and cities — to save what’s above it…
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Satellites & The Environment Satellites generate lots of useful data, but clutter up Space with man-made detritus
Environmentalists are wondering whether it’s a good idea for Elon Musk to launch tens of thousands of new satellites into space above Earth.
Scientists have tracked the positive mental effects on the brain of the negative ions surrounding crashing water molecules.
The benefits of using DEET-based bug repellent to keep insect-borne infectious disease at bay may outweigh the slight health & environmental risks.
Although there are no known cases to date, wildlife biologists worry that our closest relatives, the great apes, could be decimates by the virus.
Opting for reusable, sustainable alternatives to plastic wrap, baggies and straws is a great way to start the purge of single use plastics from your life.
The Trump administration is rolling back environmental rules on several fronts while the country obsesses about Coronavirus and #BlackLivesMatter.
FSC has certified 500+ million acres of forest as sustainably harvested since its inception in 1993, but critics wonder if the group’s claims can be trusted.
Material Ecology describes the process of combining materials science, digital fabrication technologies and organic design to produce techniques and objects informed by the structural, systemic and aesthetic wisdom of nature.
“Environmental injustice” is on a list of 12 issues Black Lives Matter (BLM) considers pressing right now as part of its #WhatMatters2020 campaign.
Avocados are grown with lots of water and fertilizer and pesticides, mostly in Central America, and shipped all over the world.
How are we doing in the battle to stop or slow deforestation, especially in the tropics where forests store so much of the world’s biodiversity?
Creating An Eco-Friendly Deck Environmentalists can find something to love underfoot whether it's wood or recycled plastic
Whether it’s real wood, modified wood or some sort of recycled plastic, there are plenty of eco-friendly deck materials to choose from these days.