Many large companies like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft are rethinking their supply chains and carbon footprints after pressure from consumers and employees to address their role in climate change. Here’s what these groups are doing, and experts’ take on their effectiveness.
The seafood industry relies on one of the world's biggest and most important ecosystems: the ocean. Here are ways the fishing industry is being pressed to operate more sustainably.
Every year, June 22 is recognized as World Rainforest Day: a day committed to raising awareness about our world’s largest source of oxygen—and one of the Earth’s most important types of ecosystems. This year, 45 major businesses decided to recognize it together by reevaluating their supply chains.
This year started with a burning Australia and then a worldwide pandemic. As Australia recovers from its scorched landscape with new fire response technology, the U.S. enters into a hot summer season of high fire risk—with little wildfire funding after COVID-19.
For many policymakers, efforts to reopen the economy overlap with the need for green initiatives. As various regions prepare for the bumpy road ahead, the focus on green living and environmental protection has never been more crucial.
Since its birth in 1970, Earth Day has become a worldwide movement to garner more attention for the environment, its resources and its species. While the movement has evolved over the years, its ultimate call to action has only gotten louder.
Major review reports the recovery of marine life—but we are not done yet.
The outbreak of the coronavirus has meant littered medical supplies waste in parking lots, on sidewalks and most other public spaces. It is one of the many unintended byproducts of the pandemic.
Environmental protection is benefiting big time from big data.
The medical industry doesn't have the best track record when it comes to environmentalism. However, some healthcare companies are changing that.
A recent New York Times article reports that most of the fires are finally out in New South Whales, but there are still more to address.
The DOE and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the Fish Protection Prize to develop sustainable water structures and protect fish species.
A $4.5 million grant was given to the University of Oklahoma (OU) to study climate extremes such as droughts, floods, and heat waves
As brushfires in Australia rage into massive, destructive flames, the world watches people get displaced from homes and trees and animals burn. Here’s why there’s a crisis to begin with and what you can do, even thousands of miles away.
Light pollution is a real thing, and it affects the environment and humans alike. Assuming average eyesight, about half of the EU population has now lost its ability to see the Milky Way galaxy arch across the night sky.
For years now, humans have mistreated and contaminated the very environment that sustains them. But the broad concern for the environment can be so overwhelming that people don’t know what to do or where to start making a difference.
Fire is mighty, but it doesn't have to be an inherent danger. When tamed, it can benefit the environment in ways you might not have considered.
Dutch non-profit called The Ocean Cleanup just launched the Interceptor—a kind of autonomous, water vacuum to collect trash and plastic before it reaches the ocean. This massive cleanup effort is part of its overall goal of lessening plastic waste worldwide.
Today, HP Inc. hosted a sustainable impact summit in Nashville, and it had some exciting environmental news to share. Not only is it focusing more on recycled materials, but it announced its first carbon neutral printing system.
A recent oil spill in Brazil is covering beaches, affecting wildlife, and causing a national concern—but it’s not Brazil’s. President Jair Bolsonaro told reporters that the oil spanning 100 beaches in Brazil is not of Brazilian origin, but that claim is being investigated.