Our planet's oceans are invaluable. They shelter precious ecosystems, cool the planet, and are beautiful to look at. Thier waters also hold largely untapped power reserves. Energy in the powerful tides and movement of the water is tricky to harness, as man-made machines struggle to withstand the power of weather and water.
Single-use plastics like disposable straws, cutlery, water bottles, and bags clog landfills and choke sea life.
Seagrass may not seem special, but one type of seaweed now has an exceptional designation as the biggest known plant...
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.
Brazilian biologist, photographer, and National Geographic Explorer Leo Lanna is passionate about nature.
Everyone loves a day at the beach, but if you come across litter on the sand, it can make things...
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.
While more and more people are attempting to live plastic-free lives, we all know that it can be difficult to...
Solar panels are an increasingly popular form of renewable energy.
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.
Renewable, clean energy is critical to staving off disaster in the impending climate crisis.
A man in France hit the jackpot, literally, and decided to make a difference with his earnings.