According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, scientists estimate that eight million metric tons of plastic—approximately the weight of 90 aircraft carriers—finds its way into the oceans every year. The Paper Bottle Company (Paboco) wants to help manufacturers and distributors reduce their single-use plastic waste by creating bottles made from degradable plant sugars rather than fossil fuels.
As the world sees marine wildlife adjusting to this new less-industrial ocean that has resulted from global quarantining, nature lovers...
Though this period of uncertainty and loss has been challenging for people around the world, we’ve been able to focus...
In a victory for the planet, a large hole in the ozone layer has closed up on its own. Located over the Arctic, it first formed in mid to late March and was one of the largest ozone holes the area had ever seen. As the ozone is responsible for absorbing the sun’s UV rays, its health is of the utmost importance to our planet. That’s what makes the hole’s closure such a relief.
Sir David Attenborough has seen a lot over the course of his 93 years on the planet.
For over 60 years Dr. Jane Goodall has been a champion for animal welfare.
Are you looking for a way to lead a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle without sacrificing your creative spark? If so, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a selection of eco-friendly products that are as stylish as they are sustainable. Many of these green gifts offer an aesthetically-appealing alternative to disposable items, including a reusable, floral-printed shopping bag and a convenient metal straw. Others are consciously crafted from sustainable materials, like the wood-cover journals, nature-inspired pencils, and vegetable-ink temporary tattoos.
It’s been a difficult 12 months for Venice.
With so much being said about climate change and how it’s affecting our planet, it can be hard to understand...
The coronavirus pandemic has quickly devastated the entire world, but there’s one exception to its dire effects—air pollution in the environment is down. As people are being forced indoors and life grinds to a halt due to quarantines, something incredible is happening. Not only is air pollution diminishing, but overused waterways are seeing a regrowth of marine life.
In a world-first, Luxembourg has made all public transportation free of charge.
After over 240 days of intense fires, Australia’s New South Wales is officially free from bushfires.