Elon Musk Pledges to Fix Flint’s Water Crisis

July 14, 2018 at 2:13 am




Elon Musk said he’ll pay to fix the water in any house in Flint, Michigan that still exceeds federally accepted contamination levels

How to Attract “Super Pollinator” Mason Bees

July 13, 2018 at 1:12 pm





One native mason bee can pollinate as many blossoms as 100 honey bees. And they’re endangered, so here’s how to help them out, while they help your garden grow:

Man Clones Old-Growth Redwoods, Plants Them in Safe Places

July 10, 2018 at 12:21 am




On a quest to save California’s coastal redwoods, man “moves the giants” to Southern Oregon

British Cafe Serves To-Go Coffee in Ceramic Mugs

July 9, 2018 at 10:20 pm





Cafe serves to-go coffee in donated ceramic mugs to keep plastic-lined to-go cups out of landfill

Microplastics in Mussels: The Ocean is Feeding Our Garbage Back to Us

July 6, 2018 at 6:31 pm





A new study finds you’re eating 70 tiny pieces of plastic for every 3 ounces of mussels you eat

Seattle Bans Plastic Straws and Utensils

July 5, 2018 at 11:52 pm




Drinks in Seattle restaurants now come strawless, unless you request one, in which case, it will be compostable

Genius 6th Grader Invents Device for Detecting and Collecting Ocean Microplastic

June 22, 2018 at 10:19 pm





12-year-old invents an underwater vehicle that detects and collects microplastics from the ocean without harming marine life

Beekeepers Sue Monsanto Over RoundUp in Honey

June 21, 2018 at 3:39 pm




French beekeepers’ union is suing Monsanto after finding glyphosate in its honey

Yosemite Spends $40 Million to Protect 500 Giant Sequioas

June 19, 2018 at 3:33 pm




Tourism was hurting the grove of 2000-year-old trees that inspired Yosemite National Park, so it just spent $40 million rerouting roads, trams and trails away from the trees and restoring their habitat

France Forces Supermarkets to Donate Food Rather than Dump It, So Should U.S.

June 18, 2018 at 10:24 pm




France recently made it illegal for grocery stores to dump or destroy good food. Instead of letting 1 in 8 Americans go hungry, maybe we should do this too.