As U.N. makes history on Earth Day, Leonardo DiCaprio reminds us not to rest on laurels
April 22, 2016, 2:31 p.m. by Russell McLendon
More than 170 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement on Earth Day 2016, but that's just the beginning.
Gibraltar deflates celebratory annual balloon release
April 9, 2016, 11:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The longstanding festivities are likened to 'mass aerial littering.'
Dead sperm whales discovered with plastic parts, nets in stomachs
March 29, 2016, 11:59 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying 13 whales that washed up on the coast of Germany made the startling find during a necropsy.
How do you rescue a tangled porcupinefish? Very carefully.
March 25, 2016, 3:14 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Dodging sharp spines, a clever snorkeler uses a broken bottle to save a porcupinefish from a fishing net.
25% of all deaths linked to pollution and environmental degradation
March 18, 2016, 7:42 a.m. by Sami Grover
Environmentalism isn't just about saving nature; it's about saving lives.
Chinese PSA imagines bleak future with oppressive smog, flowing nostril locks
March 10, 2016, 2:08 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The moral of the story? 'Change air pollution before it changes you.'
Italian mayor puts kibosh on wood-fired pizza ovens
January 8, 2016, 3:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Neapolitan pies are served with a hint of smog in San Vitaliano.
Illegal marijuana farms are poisoning Pacific fishers
January 4, 2016, 9:03 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
A threatened species is on the brink of disappearing as pot farms on public land dish out poisoned baits for wildlife.