Learn about ecosystems, wildlife, oceans, clean water, and air quality – and what we can do to protect the planet.
    Singled Out
    How to Recycle Light Bulbs and Why You Should
    South polar skua, Stercorarius maccormicki, resting in the snow
    Entire Populations of Antarctic Birds Failed to Breed Last Year Because of Extreme Snowstorms
    California Hit By Another Winter Storm, Deepening The Already Historic Snowpack In Mountain Regions
    Atmospheric Rivers Now Have an Intensity Ranking Like Hurricanes
    Space junk around planet earth
    With 100 Trillion Bits of Old Satellites Circling the Planet, Scientists Call for Action on Space Junk
    A hand holding a pile of plastic peices and sand
    Ocean Plastic Sees Staggering Increase Since 2005, Study Finds
    Blue Marlin and Humpback Red Snapper fish glide over a colorful ocean reef full of coral plants
    How Does Mercury Get in Fish?
    A dying cypress swamp seen under stormy skies, Venice, Louisiana, USA
    Why Has Coastal Louisiana Lost 1,900 Square Miles of Land Since the 1930s?
    View Of Calm Beach Against Blue Sky
    Sea Spray at California Beach Comes with Aerosolized Raw Sewage
    Discharged Batteries In Cardboard Box. Collecting Used Batteries To Recycle
    How to Recycle Batteries
    Cherry blossoms with a bird sitting on a branch
    7 Enlightening Facts About the Spring Equinox
    Very early morning shot of Venus rising (to the left of Jupiter) over pond and Slash Pine trees with reflection in Babcock Wildlife Management Area near Punta Gorda, Florida
    What to See in the Night Sky for March 2023
    Meet the World’s Only Completely Freshwater Seal
    a strange glowing yellow-orange flower on the forest floor
    Strange, Ethereal 'Fairy Lantern' Presumed Extinct is Rediscovered After 30 Years
    Take Time to Look at the Clouds
    Best Bee Supply Companies
    Best Bee Supply Companies
    Houses and Park Beside Huge Oil Refinery in East Toledo, Ohio - Aerial
    EPA Launches $550 Million Program for Environmental Justice Grants
    Best RV Rental Companies
    The Best RV Rental Companies in 2023
    Woman putting toothpaste on a toothbrush
    3 Products You Didn't Know You Could Buy Plastic-Free
    Bluebells flowering in the forest, Perth, Scotland
    Finding Traces of Lost Habitats Around Us
    a photo shows a woman wearing a green dress adjusting a small retro tv
    Here's a Wild Reason To Watch More TV
    Prothonotary Warbler Perched on Branch
    Get Outside for the Great Backyard Bird Count
    6 of the Strangest Plants on Earth
    A large, colorful frog holds on to a branch
    Trippy New Stream Frog Named After J.R.R. Tolkien
    Lonely pinewood caledonian trees.
    Scottish Pinewoods Study Reveals Vulnerability of Ancient Forest
    Best Kayak Rental
    Best Kayak Rentals
    A child's hand reaching towards springtime snowdrops growing in a back yard.
    An Ode to the First Signs of Spring in a Garden
    Celtic Rainforest in summer, Argyll, Scotland
    Tropical Rainforests Are Not the Only Rainforests Under Threat
    Brian Iezzi scans and measures the photonic fibers in the fabric he developed.
    Clever Invention Could Revolutionize Recycling of Clothes
    Night sky, Skagsand, Lofoten Islands, Norway
    What to See in the Night Sky for February 2023
    Paper Straws
    Scientists Create 100% Biodegradable Paper Straws That Don’t Get Soggy
    Mazda and an A-Frame
    Mazda's Electric Car Gets a Rotary Range Extender
    Pickup Truck doing work
    The Comeback of Small Cars and Trucks Is Good for Everyone
    Reverse Vending Machine
    England Is Finally Getting a Deposit Return Scheme for Some Bottles
    A man carries a little boy on his shoulders, both laugh happily. Solar panels and plants can be seen in the background.
    The Keeling Curve Prize Is Awarding 10 Climate Solutions $50,000—Here's How to Apply
    little girl buries compostable plastic cup in compost bin
    Home Compostable Plastics Are Too Good to Be True
    Close Up Of Scattered Pink Glitter With Bottle On Table - stock photo
    What Is Glitter? Environmental Impact and Sustainable Alternatives
    Crowded street in New York
    Let's Talk About 'Induced Distance' Instead of 'Induced Demand'
    Myles Stubblefield stands in front of his dog training and worm business
    Got Dog Poop? Let This Vermicomposting Success Story Inspire You
    Cube in park
    CAKE Is Going to Build the Cleanest Dirt Bike Ever
    Hummer EV
    Heavy Electric Pickups Are a Safety Concern, Says NTSB Head
    disposable plastic fork on the ground
    England Is Banning Single-Use Plastic Cutlery and Plates
    Emperor Penguins in Antarctica
    65% of Antarctica's Plants and Wildlife Will Decline by 2100, Study Finds
    fossil fuel fumes
    Is Uncertainty Now Our Friend in the Climate Fight?
    Commerce Photo Composite
    The 8 Best Bike Saddle Bags of 2023
    Earth's Ozone
    Ozone Hole Is Slowly Healing Thanks to the Montreal Protocol
    Aerial view of plastic water bottles
    Scientists Used Lasers to Transform Plastic Into Tiny Diamonds
    do not hve a gas stove on an island
    US Considers Gas Stove Regulations as Research Mounts on Indoor Air Pollution Risks
    businessman works on smartphone while commuting to work on a city bus
    How to Go Green: Commuting
    Cigarette butts on beach
    Tobacco Companies to Pay for Cigarette Butt Pollution in Spain
    e-bike in city
    This CAKE E-Cargo Bike Can Carry Your Anvils to Adrigole
    A young plant appears to sprout from an open book
    Eco Terms A to Z
    Young rich blonde female entering a private airplane parked on an airport tarmac.
    Calls for Taxing Private Jets of the Superrich Are Getting Louder
    All spacecraft that land on Mars eject equipment – like this protective shell – on their way to the Martian surface.
    Mars Is Littered With 'Much More' Than 16,000 Pounds of Human Trash
    composition of aluminium foil, cut avocado in beeswax wrap, and berries spilled out of brown paper bag
    How to Store Leftovers Without Plastic
    Biking in Melbourne
    Biggest Barrier to Biking Is the Fear of Cars
    Close up side shot of microplastics on human finger.
    The Unlikely Solution to Microplastic Pollution: Magnets?
    Aerial view of a Bai (saline, mineral lick) in the rainforest of the Congo Basin.
    Oil, Gas Exploration and Deforestation Threaten Africa's Great Carbon Sink
    Urban Arrow in City
    2022 in Review: The Year E-Cargo Bikes Took Over
    Side view of a blue Nissan Leaf
    The (Wonderful) Downside of Electric Cars