It’s Now a Felony, On Par With Murder, To Protest Oil Pipelines in Texas

May 30, 2019 at 3:07 pm

Assuming the governor doesn’t veto it, you could soon go to prison in Texas for peacefully protesting the construction of an oil or gas pipeline… even if its on your land

We’re Up to a Million Plastic Bottles Per Minute

May 11, 2019 at 6:36 pm




Humans buy a million plastic bottles a minute and 93% of them aren’t recycled

Maine Becomes First State to Ban Styrofoam Containers and Cups

May 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm





Carryout and coffee will now come in something more eco-friendly than Styrofoam in Maine

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 produces twice as much fiber as cotton, twice as much ethanol as corn and 4 times as much paper as trees, while using far less water and pesticides and 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