If you think the climate change debate is a recent issue, think again. For the past few years, an image of a 1912 article proclaiming that coal consumption can have a negative effect on the climate has circulated online. The image in question is from the August 14, 1912 issue of the New Zealand newspaper, Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette.
In 1979, Jadav Payeng—a then-16-year-old resident of Assam, India—made a startling discovery: several dead snakes scattered along the sandy banks of...
On the historic streets of Europe, a smaller car is better for the quirky cobblestone and narrow passageways.
British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has once again left his mark on the environment with a stunning new installation. Created for the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, Coralarium is a semi-submerged art gallery filled with nearly 30 sculptures that will act as a habitat for coral and other marine species. After nine months of work, the installation has come to life and will live as an evolving monument in the sea.
In Rotterdam, a floating park in the Maas River is showing just what can be created from plastic waste.
In an effort to save our seas, people from all walks of life are trying to tackle the current ocean...
Starbucks has jumped on the bandwagon of banning single-use plastics by announcing that they intend to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020. Instead, they are outfitting iced tea, iced coffee, and espresso drinks with a new straw-less lid that some are likening to an adult sippy cup. The new lids are already available across 8,000 stores across the U.S. and Canada for select beverages and are being piloted for Nitro beverages across Asia.
German aerial photographer Tom Hegen has been examining the industrial scars left by humans for the past two years.
The City—also known as the Square Mile—is an enclave that comprises the historic center of London. Spread over 1.
Millions of species inhabit the oceans, lakes, and rivers that are a fundamental part of our planet. As more and more awareness is being raised about how humans affect the ocean, it's also important to understand the true impact we're having on marine animals. We recently brought you the story of the vaquita, a small porpoise that is facing certain extinction.
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Between plans to ban all single-use plastics and the ability to run the country using 99% renewable energy, Costa Rica...