The first detached coral reef discovered in over 120 years has just been announced by the Schmidt Ocean Institute in Australia. Scientists aboard the Falkor found that the natural structure is about 1,600 feet tall—meaning it soars higher than the Empire State Building, which stands at a height of 1,454 feet. The discovery occurred as part of a year-long expedition to map the ocean floor surrounding Australia.
The world’s third-largest economy has just joined the list of countries committed to a carbon-neutral future.
The city of Nara is a popular tourist destination in Japan.
The Canadian government has released a list of single-use plastic items that will be banned by the end of 2021. The restrictions include commonly used items such as straws, coffee stirrers, drink rings, plastic cutlery, take-out food containers, and plastic shopping bags. This step is just one of the many benchmarks planned to help the country achieve zero plastic waste by the year 2030. So how badly do these items affect our planet?
Every year, thanks to poachers, 30,000 species are driven to extinction.
It's imperative that we rethink our culture in order to help mitigate the devastating effects of climate change.
When artist and author Josie George started knitting her temperature scarf in January, she could not have imagined how this calendar year would unfold. The year 2020 has been unpredictable in many ways—from the emergence of a global pandemic to the social unrest and protests around the world to the wildfires ravaging Australia and then the United States.
On September 24, British naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough joined Instagram.
When it comes to environmental laws, the state of California is a leader in the United States.
One company in the Netherlands is reshaping the way we think about passing on. By taking the traditional coffin and redesigning it from natural materials, they've created a product that brings life full circle. Loop is a living coffin made of mushroom mycelium, which allows the structure to biodegrade in just 30 to 45 days.
With increasing setbacks due to climate change, people are growing more and more worried about the state of the environment...
For Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, water has been a way of life.