All New Rooftops Must Be Covered in Plants or Solar Panels in France

November 12, 2019 at 2:06 pm




Frances’s new “green roof” law is cooling city streets, cutting heating and air conditioning costs, reducing water and air pollution, providing local, organic food and ecosystems for birds, bees and hundreds of other species

Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts An Alarming Number of Snowstorms This Winter

November 1, 2019 at 3:07 pm




The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts a “repeat of last winter’s record-breaking extremes,” including heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures nationwide

Study: Fracking is Depleting U.S. Drinking Water Sources at Catastrophic Rates

October 29, 2019 at 2:13 pm




Fracking permanently destroys 5 million gallons of drinking water per well. The radioactive wastewater is so toxic it has to be buried deep underground where it causes earthquakes.

Conservation Group Plans to Buy Largest Private Giant Sequoia Forest in the World for $15 Million

October 22, 2019 at 11:25 pm




The “crown jewel” of the 73 remaining giant sequoia groves on the planet is about to be purchased, protected and opened to the public

Alder Creek. Photo Credit: Max Forster, Save the Redwoods League

Indian Architect Designs Algae Walls That Purify Polluted Water

October 19, 2019 at 11:36 pm




These algae-infused walls treat wastewater naturally and cheaply, removing heavy metals and other pollutants without harsh chemicals

Bowl-Shaped Roofs Collect Rainwater and Cool House

June 22, 2019 at 3:34 pm




Architecture company develops a roof that collects rainwater and cools your house at the same time

Say Goodbye to Styrofoam, Igloo Just Created Biodegradable Coolers

June 21, 2019 at 11:05 pm




Need a quick, cheap cooler for a day at the lake or beach? There’s now an eco-friendly alternative to Styrofoam, and it’s only $10.

70-Year-Old Woman Cleans Up 52 Beaches in a Year “For Her Grandchildren”

June 20, 2019 at 4:03 pm




“Action Nan” picked up all the plastic and other trash from a new beach every week for a year in hopes the next generation can enjoy them the way she did as a child

633 Divers Cleanup 1.5 Tons of Trash From Ocean Floor in Florida, Breaking Guinness World Record

June 18, 2019 at 1:39 pm




Volunteer divers just pulled 3200 pounds of garbage off the ocean floor of Florida’s Deerfield Beach. Imagine if we had cleanup efforts like this all over the world!

Company Creates World’s First Plant-Based Compostable Sneakers

June 17, 2019 at 9:53 pm




Americans send 300 million pairs of shoes to the landfill each year. Wouldn’t it be cool if we could throw them in the compost pile instead?