Study: Every Animal Pulled from the Deepest Trenches of the Ocean Had Plastic in its Gut

March 4, 2019 at 11:03 pm




Plastic is accumulating at the bottom of the sea and in the bellies of bottom feeders, and making its way all the way back up the food chain

Miami Bans Monsanto’s Roundup Weedkiller

March 2, 2019 at 4:49 pm




Miami becomes the first major U.S. city to ban the use of cancer-linked glyphosate herbicide on city streets, sidewalks and parks, blaming it for red tide and algae blooms

7 Reasons Hemp is the Most Powerful Plant in the World

March 1, 2019 at 5:02 pm




Hemp is finally legal to grow in the U.S., allowing us to produce twice as much fiber as cotton, twice as much ethanol as corn, and 4 times as much paper pulp as trees per acre, using far less water and pesticides, while fixing the soil.

It’s also a medicinal superfood.

There’s a Humpback Whale in the Amazon Rainforest and No One Knows How it Got There

February 25, 2019 at 9:58 pm




Scientists are baffled by a 10-ton whale just found in the thick of the Amazon jungle.

New study suggests Naval sonar could be to blame.

Credit: Bicho D’agua Institute

Volunteers Plant 66 Million Trees in 12 Hours, Smashing Guinness World Record

February 21, 2019 at 2:23 am




1.5 million volunteers worked together to help reach a larger goal of reforesting the planet by 2030

Nearly 100% of Students at This Finnish School Arrive by Bicycle, Skis or Sled, Even in -22 Degrees

February 16, 2019 at 5:26 pm




Students in Finland offer a succinct lesson in commuting 

Bison Are Roaming Free in Indiana for the First Time in 200 Years

February 10, 2019 at 4:16 pm




The Nature Conservancy is bringing bison back to Indiana to help restore the prairie

Endangered Whale Found Dead with 13 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach

January 30, 2019 at 4:50 am




Two flip-flops, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags and 115 plastic cups were found in a dead sperm whale washed ashore in Indonesia. 

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