These baby bears were forced to ride bikes in a circus, but they just woke up to a new life
May 2, 2019, 9:22 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Moon bears move from street-side zoo to bucolic sanctuary.
Like humans, the world's smallest bear excels at imitating facial expressions
March 22, 2019, 2:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Sun bears are the first animals aside from humans and gorillas to exhibit such precise facial mimicry.
More and more, America's recyclable plastic is being burned, not recycled
March 12, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Incineration plants go into overdrive following Chinese crackdown on foreign waste.
Tokyo Metro offers free noodles to help thin out rush hour crowds
January 29, 2019, 10:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Would a complimentary meal convince you to tweak your commute?
Ikea to combat air pollution in India by turning farming waste into home goods
November 26, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
While some see agricultural residue to be burned, the retailer sees a viable new renewable material.
Now that China doesn't want it, our plastic is piling up
July 12, 2018, 8:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Waste-exporting countries are being forced to get creative — and that includes the U.S.
China has stopped accepting recycling from other nations — and that's a problem
April 20, 2018, 3:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The ban has sent the flow of recyclables into a tailspin.
China enlists 60,000 soldiers to plant trees in war against air pollution
February 26, 2018, 10:27 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The move will increase the total amount of forested land in China by 2 percent.