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Brazilian couple spends 20 years replanting a rainforest and something amazing happens

As deforestation ravages the world and contributes to worsening climate change, one Brazilian couple has provided an example of how we can unite and breathe life back into our rainforests. Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado grew up in the state of state of Minas Gerais on a 1,700 acre property teaming with wildlife and lush forests, […]

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The Arctic permafrost is melting, and could accelerate the climate change impact

Consider 1.5 ° Celsius. It really doesn’t seem like much does it? However, that small difference in temperature could spell disaster or salvation from a cascade of problems caused by climate change. In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report that determined we must halt the Earth’s temperature rise at 1.5C […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio has quietly done more to fight climate change than most nations

While many world leaders try to figure out how they can get their nations to do more to fight climate change, actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been quietly doing something to fight it for the last two decades. Human exploitation of our planet’s vast resources has put us on a path to destruction that only we […]

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Charity plans to plant dozens of new orchards across England

The National Trust charity has a bold plan to build dozens of new orchards to support wildlife across England that is blossoming into an example of how nations around the globe can provide sustainability to the environment and their own communities. The plan, first announced in 2017, involves the National Trust turning up to 50 […]

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Australia cut the use of plastic bags by 80 percent in just three months

As we see more and more stories about sea creatures like whales found dead with bellies full of plastic, more and more countries and localities are banning single-use plastics like bags and straws. In one dramatic example, Australia cut the use of plastic bags by 80 percent in just three months, and it wasn’t due […]

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Harley-Davidson boldly joins the green revolution

If you thought electric vehicles weren’t sexy, think again. Coming soon: Harley-Davidson’s all-new electric LiveWire™ is going to hit the roads in fall 2019. The company says the Harley-Davidson LiveWire is a futuristic, muscular and powerful motorcycle that can fully charge up in an hour and accelerate from 0 to 60 in just 3 seconds. […]

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Edible water bottles are here and just helped the London Marathon “save a ton”

It was a milestone for Marathon runners in London on Monday. The event is making worldwide news, but the news isn’t all about the runners. It’s about the edible and biodegradable water capsules handed out along the 26.2-mile route. A new product could help eliminate more than 215,000 plastic water bottles per marathon.   “The […]

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Climate change causes ‘catastrophic breeding failure’ among emperor penguin population

Penguins are among the world’s most recognizable and favorite animal species. But climate change is putting significantly more pressure on emperor penguin populations in Antarctica, and they just suffered yet another major blow according to a new study. For the last three years, emperor penguins have experienced difficulty breeding ever since part of the Halley […]

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Study warns balloons are greater threat to seabirds than plastic straws

A new study reveals that while plastic straws is a killer of marine animals, it’s balloons that are a greater threat, particularly to seabirds. All of us at one time or another has probably released a balloon into the air and thought nothing of it. After all, it’s just a balloon, it couldn’t possibly kill […]

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