Environmental correspondent Nicolas Ibarguen sat down with environmentalist Paul Hakwen to discuss his plan to not just stop global warming—but actually reverse it. Hawken is the author of Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.
Join shark activist and filmmaker Madison Stewart in an exclusive digital 12-part series from Project Earth—The Deep End. Stewart, a.k.a. Shark Girl is seeking ways to protect and live alongside the oceans’ top predators: sharks.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains how the medicines you take can get into the water around around you and have negative effects on fish.
The border between San Diego and Tijuana is the busiest in the world. This region shares interests, cultures and problems. One of them is water pollution.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains what chromium-6 contamination is and how it can have deadly effects if it’s in your drinking water.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains what nitrogen contamination is, and how it creates dead zones in our oceans where marine life cannot live.
This week the BBC network released a new documentary series by renowned filmmaker and naturalist David Attenborough. The 7-part series, Blue Planet 2, comes exactly 16 years after the original Blue Planet and takes a spectacularly in-depth look at the wonders of our oceans.
In 1492 when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he and his crew couldn’t sleep because of the perpetual whack of sea turtles bumping against the hull of their ship (or at least that’s how the myth goes). On a subsequent voyage, Columbus’ son discovered a collection of islands that was so rich with turtles that he decided…
It’s 2017, but humanity has decided that it’s still OK with some of the most disgusting animal cruelty on the planet: The dolphin hunting season in the southern Japanese town of Taiji is in full swing. The hunt, which takes place every year from September to March, involves fishermen corralling dolphins into a…
Despite global criticism, innocent dolphins are still herded into the infamous cove in Taiji, Japan. Next time you see dolphins in shows or displays, think about what’s behind.
Since it began to be drained by the U.S. government and white settlers in the early 1800s, the Everglades ecosystem has lost over half its original area; and most importantly, the slow-moving river that flows from Lake Okeechobee into Florida Bay, and which is the spinal chord of the entire system, is now full of…
BRISTOL BAY, ALASKA —“Waterfall!” Rick Halford’s voice crackled over the communication system as he pointed the nose of his Cessna 185 floatplane toward the river below. My stomach did a backflip as the plane plummeted, and for a moment I forgot why the former Alaska State Senator was giving my photographer and me a…
Raising cattle contributes to global warming in a big way. The animals expel large amounts of methane when they burp and fart, a greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide. U.S. beef production, in fact, roughly equals the annual emissions of 24 million cars, according to the Union of Concerned…
According to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an animals’ size is a good indicator of its risk of extinction. Animals that are in the “not too big, not too small” (think Goldilocks: just the right size) face a much lower risk of extinction than larger or smaller animals.
In an appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson challenged former GM executive — and ardent climate denier — Bill Lutz to a bet. “You take all the scientists who author these papers, get them to pool their money and invest in companies that would benefit from global warming,” said…
The House and Senate differ on their plans to deal with the growing wild horse population. The lives of thousands of wild horses are at stake.
This is going to sound bad, but I was kind of cheering for Irma.
Glaciers cover one-tenth of the planet’s land surface – but not for much longer.