STUDY: Megadrought Emerging in Western U.S. is the Worst in 1200 Years

April 19, 2020 at 11:48 pm




The last 20 years have been the driest in over 1000 years according to tree-ring data, and scientists don’t expect conditions to get better anytime soon

O.C. Fisher Lake in San Angelo, Texas, in 2011. Credit: Tony Gutierrez, AP

Himalayas Visible In Northern India for the First Time in 30 Years

April 10, 2020 at 10:32 am




As air pollution plummets, Indians are posting photos of the Himalayas from 100 miles away

Giraffes Declared “Extinct” in Seven Countries

March 6, 2020 at 6:52 pm




The world’s tallest animal is on a “silent slide toward extinction,” Giraffe Conservation Foundation says

McDonald’s Switches to Wooden Cutlery in Australia

March 5, 2020 at 5:17 pm




McDonald’s is replacing plastic cutlery with wooden utensils in Australia

Indian State Introduces Bamboo Water Bottles, After Banning Plastic Ones

March 5, 2020 at 4:54 pm




The all-organic state of Sikkim is making disposable/reusable bamboo water bottles for tourists to encourage them to stop littering

These Solar-Powered Barges Scoop Up 50 Tons of Plastic Waste Per Day

February 25, 2020 at 12:52 am




The ‘Interceptor” stops ocean plastic at its source, rivers

Portland Installs Turbines in City Water Pipes To Create Free Electricity

February 20, 2020 at 4:51 pm

Leave it to Portlandia to figure out how to create hydro-power without building a dam! Portlandians are now generating free electricity every time they turn on the tap!

Bees Love Cannabis! Researchers Discover Hemp Could Help Restore Bee Populations

February 11, 2020 at 4:55 pm




Hemp provides bees excellent nutrition when they need it most, new study finds

Cheerios Will Send You 500 Wildflower Seeds For Free to Help Save the Bees

January 24, 2020 at 4:21 pm




Cheerios has mailed out nearly 2 billion wildflower seeds to volunteers across North America to help create habitat for bees

Young People Can’t Remember How Much More Wildlife There Used to Be

December 14, 2019 at 2:02 pm




Only the elderly remember how many more birds, bees, butterflies and bunnies used to inhabit their backyards. Sadly, the young don’t realize they’re disappearing.