A Bright Future for Renewables
While going with renewables used to be primarily an environmental decision, a new report shows that these energy sources may be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020.
A Baby Squirrel’s Happy Ending
Nothing rekindles your faith in humanity quite like seeing a hurt animal nursed back to health by someone. That's exactly what happens in this adorable video.
Fracking: A Detailed Look
Though fracking has been around for decades, recent years has seen a sharp increase in its prevalence. But how safe is this drilling tactic anyway?
The First Monkey Clones
Cloning has long been considered to be one of the most logistically and ethically complicated subjects among scientists and bioethicists. And with the very first successful cloning of two monkeys, things just got a bit more complicated.
What Makes A City Eco-Friendly?
One of the biggest trends today is that people are flocking to cities more frequently than ever before. But with all this added population burden, how are cities staying green today?
Snow Monkey Spa
Monkeys really are a lot like humans in so many ways. And this video of the famous hot spring macaques shows just that. What a wonderful way to warm up!
Incredible Animal Encounters
Sometimes we all need a reminder of how humans and animals are inextricably connected. This video from The Dodo shows five incredible animal encounters (from gorillas and hummingbirds to turtles, magpies, and seals) that will help restore your link to the animal world.
Environmental Impacts of Self-Driving Vehicles
How will driverless cars impact the environment? It's an important question that researchers are asking themselves. From reduced CO2 from less cars on the road to health benefits and fewer scrapped vehicles, this futuristic new development just might end up changing the world.
You Basic Guide To Green Spring Cleaning
Spring cleaning is right around the corner! Now's the time to really dig into all those cleaning jobs you've been putting off all year and to make a fresh start. But don't be fooled - you don't have to use highly toxic chemicals to get the job done. Here are a few of our favorite green spring cleaning tips.
Can The World Depend on Renewable Energy?
A fully renewable energy plan has long been the dream of future-thinkers and environmentalists. But how realistic is this goal anyway? This video from TED-Ed dives into this question and gets to the bottom of what a fully renewable energy plan has to offer.
Oil Tanker Spill in China
Just last January, an enormous Chinese oil tanker collided with a freight ship in the East China Sea, unleashing 150 thousand tons of condensate oil, an incredibly toxic and particularly devastating type of oil. This National Geographic video covers the story.
Rescues At Sea
Sometimes you just need a little reminder that humans and animals can in fact coexist. This video from The Dodo shows three acts of human kindness featuring different creatures from the sea. It's a heartwarming way to start the week!
Is Your Diet BPA-Free?
BPA is an incredibly common chemical compound found in many food packaging components today. However, it can also be incredibly dangerous in terms of how it impacts your overall health. Research has shown that more of this dangerous chemical is getting into our bodies than we think.
Ozone Depletion: A Detailed Look
The holes in the ozone are a direct impact of manmade pollution and environmental irresponsibility. But how does the process actually work? This detailed look at what ozone depletion is shows you just that.
Is Urban Farming The Answer to Food Security?
As our world's population continues to skyrocket at an unprecedented pace, city dwellers are starting to contribute to the global food stores through what's known as "urban farming." Here's what to know about this exciting trend and how you can get started.
Black Beauty Stick Insects
Have a look at this strikingly beautiful stick insect found only in the mountains of Peru. This rare and unusual creature is only found in a tiny 12-acre area and is one little insect you won't soon forget.