Environment


June 15, 2022

Environmental Activist Wears a Custom Suit Showing All the Trash He Produced in a Month

It can be challenging to fully comprehend just how much trash you produce in a given period. But not for environmental activist Rob Greenfield. He showed what just one month of garbage looks like by wearing a custom suit that held all of his refuse for 30 days. The unconventional garment is clear, so we can see all of the cans, coffee cups, fry boxes, and more that he threw away.

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May 17, 2022

Man Spends Over 1,000 Days Straight Cleaning Up Trash in His Local Parks

Twenty-one-year-old climate activist Edgar McGregor has become a shining example of how one person can make a big impact. Since 2019, he has been conducting daily cleanups in an effort to make his local park spotless. He began documenting his trash collection efforts with short videos posted to Twitter, which have gone viral and even caught the attention of another youth climate activist—Greta Thunberg.

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April 26, 2022

Sir David Attenborough Wins Champions of the Earth Lifetime Achievement Award

At 95 years old, Sir David Attenborough is still actively advocating for the environment. The British naturalist has spent his life studying nature and combining this knowledge with his unique perspective as a broadcaster. In recent years, his message has increased in urgency as precious ecosystems and species vanish. In 2021, a research vessel named RRS Sir David Attenborough in his honor launched.

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