Air quality charts, studies, and even fashion trends prove just how terrible pollution has been in China. Still, for many of its citizens, the issue just doesn't seem urgent enough. So, to make it plain and simple, one Beijing resident took photos of the
Carbon dioxide emissions are invisible, but NASA has just made them all too real.The space agency has released a video of high-resolution imagery documenting carbon emissions released over an entire year. The result is what looks like the
Earlier this month, more than 2,500 Embracing the World volunteers cleaned an 11-kilometer span of road in Kochi, Kerala--stretching from Amrita Hospital to Vaittila Junction. The waste was collected and sorted for appropriate disposal.
Andersen discovered that animal agriculture was the leading and often undisclosed source of resource degradation and pollution, accounting for a third of the earth's fresh water usage, most rain forest destruction and the ocean's growing dead zones.
A quick-grow technique, called microfragmenting, may make it possible to mass-produce reef-building corals for transplanting onto dead or dying reefs that took centuries to develop -- perhaps slowing or even reversing the alarming loss.
"Stand with organizations such as The Wilderness Society in urging Congress to ensure that renewable energy projects don't compromise our environment: Support the passing of the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act."
Save the Earth by killing it? Sure. But only a little part of it. So goes the philosophy of young superstar Brazilian biologist Marcela Uliano da Silva, who wants to eradicate a foreign species encroaching on the Amazon River's shores: the golden mussel.
A startup called MeterHero is signing up big brands to give consumers money for every gallon they conserve.Last week, the company started paying out cash rebates to people who curb their water consumption. $1 for every 100 gallons saved.
What would it mean for our environment if all of us did become vegetarians? A lot of good things, according to an infographic put together by Pounds to Pocket. "The livestock industry's impact on the climate is enormous," it says...
The Indian Sunderbans will lose several of its signature species, such as hilsa, Gangetic dolphin and Sundari tree, unless its rivers receive additional fresh water at 1,707 cubic metre per second (cumec) in the non-monsoon months, a study has pointed out
It was the 11th blowout since 2006 at a North Dakota well operated by Continental Resources, the most prolific producer in the booming Bakken oil patch. Spewing some 173,250 gallons of potential pollutants, the eruption, undisclosed at the time, was ...