Brazil’s New President Hands Amazon Over to Agribusiness His First Day in Office

January 17, 2019 at 6:16 pm




Bolsonaro signs order opening rainforest to agriculture and mining, telling tribal people to integrate or “disappear”

Trump’s Wall Threatens Thousands of Plant and Animal Species Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

January 10, 2019 at 1:49 am





Around 50 threatened animal species — including jaguars, ocelots and bighorn sheep — will struggle to survive if the wall is built

Tesla’s Mega Battery Saves Australia $40 Million In Its First Year

December 18, 2018 at 1:41 am




Tesla’s enormous battery, installed on a bet, is saving Australians tens millions of dollars a year in back-up energy costs

Norway Becomes First Country to Ban Palm Oil Biofuel Linked to “Catastrophic Deforestation”

December 13, 2018 at 6:54 pm




Palm oil consumption — which is already devastating the world’s rainforests — is expected to increase sixfold over the next decade largely because of its newfound-use as a biofuel

This Geothermal Greenhouse Grows Oranges in the Snow

December 11, 2018 at 7:26 pm




This man has figured out how to harness the heat of the Earth to grow citrus in the Midwest all year long

Man Accidentally Discovers How to Grow Coral 40 Times Faster

December 6, 2018 at 6:20 pm




A marine biologist is postponing retirement until he plants a million corals, after discovering he can grow a reef that would normally take up to 75 years in just three years

Patagonia Donates the $10 Million it Saved in Tax Cuts Toward Saving The Planet

December 4, 2018 at 1:18 am




Patagonia’s billionaire founder says he spending the millions he saved through Trump’s “irresponsible” corporate tax cuts to protect the environment

Billionaire Pledges to Protect 30% of the Planet by 2030

November 24, 2018 at 5:35 pm




Wyoming billionaire plans to purchase around 15% of the planet, doubling the amount of protected lands and waters on Earth

UK Bans Ad About Palm Oil Destroying Orangutan Habitat, Ad-maker Responds by Setting Loose Robotic Orangutan in London

November 19, 2018 at 10:04 pm




A robotic orangutan is roaming the streets of London “looking for a new home,” because his habitat has been destroyed by palm oil plantations

25 Sneaky Names for Palm Oil and Why to Avoid It

November 11, 2018 at 2:58 pm




Palm oil is destroying rainforests and threatening extinction of orangutans, tigers, rhinos and elephants