Pink flamingo creator Don Featherstone ascends to lawn ornament heaven
June 23, 2015, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The artist and Ig Nobel Art Prize recipient dies at 79. His legacy, to the chagrin of some, will live on.
U.S. Coast Guard saves sea turtles tangled in trash
June 9, 2015, 1:55 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A recent search for drug smugglers quickly became an even more urgent mission: saving two sea turtles from ocean plastic.
Boyan Slat's Ocean Cleanup Project to launch in 2016
June 2, 2015, 5:52 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The project will utilize a 2,000-meter barrier, making it the largest floating structure ever deployed in the ocean.
These starling murmurations are not what they appear
February 27, 2015, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
These breathtaking images may appear to be starling murmurations, but you might be surprised if you take a closer look.
California's plastic bag ban is in jeopardy
December 30, 2014, 12:29 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that would ban plastic bags from stores, but a petition has enough signatures to potentially bring the matter to the voters in 2016. Now the question is, are those signatures valid?
New 6-year study reveals the secret life of ocean plastic
December 11, 2014, 11:10 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Earth's oceans now contain 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic trash, according to the most thorough survey of its kind.