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little girl buries compostable plastic cup in compost bin
Home Compostable Plastics Are Too Good to Be True
Myles Stubblefield stands in front of his dog training and worm business
Got Dog Poop? Let This Vermicomposting Success Story Inspire You
Hummer EV
Heavy Electric Pickups Are a Safety Concern, Says NTSB Head
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
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
Flames from the Rocky Fire approach a house on July 31, 2015 in Lower Lake, California.
Study: Migration Heating Up in Fire-Prone Regions
three macro snowflakes on black background
Macro Photos of Snowflakes Show Impossibly Perfect Designs
Man carrying Christmas tree on snow covered farm against sky
Drought Threatens Future Christmas Tree Supply
electric vehicle charging
Will Rising Battery Prices Create a Barrier to Entry for EVs?
A Lightyear 0 in an empty space
Lightyear 0 Is a Solar-Powered Car You Can Drive for Months Without a Charge
starry sky over New Zealand
New Zealand Aims to Become World's Largest 'Dark Sky Nation'
baby trees in a Scottish field
Rewilding Challenge Fund Launched in Britain Ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit
Prince William and Kate at Earthshot Prize ceremony 2022
Winners of Prince William's Earthshot Prize Didn't Attend the Awards Ceremony
E-Biking in Bavaria
E-Bikes Are the Most Attractive Mode of Transport in Germany
New York City noise map
Noise Pollution Maps Offer a Nightmare Feast for the Senses
E-scooters for rent
Study: E-Scooters Slash Emissions and Reduce Congestion
2024 Volvo EX90
Meet Volvo's New All-Electric Flagship SUV
tree planter at work
'The Land Gap' Report Shows Land Is Lacking to Fulfill Climate Pledges
woman photographs rainbow of city of Naples, Italy
Climate Change to Boost Global Rainbow Rate
woman and child on bikes in New York Citry
Electric Cars Are Not the Only Option for Low-Carbon Transport
happy woman eating vegan food
Catholics' Meatless Fridays Benefit the Planet
50 States of Change postcard art Hannah Rothstein
Artist's Viral Postcards Depict 50 American States in Climate Crisis
Corn growing between trees in Kiambu County, Kenya. Low angle view.
NGO Reports ‘Deadly Decade’ for Environmental Defenders
car in a parking lot getting charged
Biden Administration Approves EV Charging Station Plans Covering 75,000 Miles of Highways
View of Brazil's Amazon rainforest
26% of Amazon Rainforest Is at Tipping Point, Study Finds
Peruvian Amazon destruction
Oil Company Threatens Amazon Reserve for Isolated Indigenous Tribes
Cases of bottled water are handed out at a Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition distribution site on August 31, 2022 in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mississippi's Water Crisis Is a 'Textbook Case' of Environmental Racism
winning dead lawn in Gotland, Sweden
To Save Water, Gotland Challenged Residents to 'Ugliest Lawn' Competition
Cracked silt on the bank of the Fu River, a tributary of the Yangtze River, seen on August 25, 2022 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
Drastic Drought Dries Up China’s Yangtze River
Shhh! This Is the First 'Quiet Park' in the World
Chris Packham and Jamal Edwards
British Royal Family Urged to Rewild Sprawling Estates
DOE
Solar Could Be the Keystone of Biden’s Decarbonization Plans
Buyers of the New Nissan LEAF in Japan Can Get a Free Solar Array
What Are the Ingredients for the Perfect Public Trash Bin?
Rubbish floating on the Pearl River
These 10 Rivers Likely the Source of Millions of Tons of Ocean Plastic
picking up litter
Litter on the Ground? There's an App for That!
The full moon rises over the hills shrouded in smoke from wildfires on July 22, 2021 in Bly, Oregon. The Bootleg Fire, which started on July 6th near Beatty, Oregon, has burned over 399,000 acres and is currently 38 percent contained.
Smoke From US Wildfires Is Turning the Moon an Eerie Color
shanghai air pollution
25 Cities Produce More Than Half of World's Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Earth Enjoys a Surge of Ocean Sanctuaries
These 2 Towns Have Dimmed Their Lights to Show Off the Glorious Night Sky
cyclists on Keele Street
Transport Officials Call for Reforming Laws That Criminalize Bicyclists
Neil Young in concert
Neil Young's Electric Car Company Sued for Half-Million Dollars Over 2010 Fire
Air conditioner in Houston
The World Will Soon Need More Cooling Than Heating
Houses in Innatalipur village of South Surma Upazila of Sylhet are submerged in flood water.
Bangladesh Needs Nature-Based Solutions to Save Itself From Catastrophic Floods
Trash on the beach in Mumbai
Mumbai Is Home to the World's Largest Beach Cleanup
Twikes parked outside the factory, ready for delivery
The Hyper-Efficient TWIKE Human-Electric Hybrid Vehicle
Cyclists riding on the Death Road - the most dangerous road in the world, North Yungas, Bolivia.
Bolivia's Notorious 'Death Road' Is Now a Wildlife Haven
Fire Truck Extinguishing Forest Fire
40% of US Voters Think Climate Change Is 'Very Important'
plastic fish sculpture
The Washed Ashore Project Turns Beach Plastic Into Gorgeous Sculptures
Earth Overshoot Day: When We Go Into Global Resource Overdraft
a vineyard in Shropshire
Climate Change May Turn the UK Into a Global Wine-Producing Powerhouse
overlooking the Maya Golden Landscape's rainforest and mountains in southern belize
Defeating Deforestation Through Rum, Chocolate, and Ecotourism
Hyundai on a driveway near tree
Hyundai's Ioniq 6 'Electrified Streamliner' EV Is Competing With Tesla's Model 3 Sedan
Seed Stories by Thierry Ardouin / Tendance Floue
Photographer's 'Seed Stories' Tells Close-Up Tales of Resilience and Sovereignty
Lush storefront
Lush Cosmetics Reminds Us That 'Pollinators Make It Possible'
It's the Summer Solstice! Here's What to Know
Coal burning power plant with pollution on a cloudy day.
Climate Action Should Target 'Carbon Bombs,' Says New Study
igus:bike
This Urban Bike Is Made Almost Entirely From Recycled Plastic
Buick Wildcat
Buick to 'Fully Electrify' Its North America Lineup by End of Decade