There is a reason the world has declared war on plastic bags. They don't biodegrade. They are the reason the earth's oceans and its sea life are full of plastic. Researchers from..
Wild Facts About Hyenas
Hyenas are often depicted as cowardly creatures, like the carrion-eating villains from "The Lion King." Though you might not fall in love with these sly nocturnal beasts, it's..
Blue Eye Surgery: Is it Worth it?
People didn't have much choice in the past when it came to how they looked as DNA has a firm grip over genetic make-up in a person from their hair color to body build down to their..
How Do Cities Become Green?
Cities are home to over half of the world's population, all chock and block together, and it's this concentration of people that provide the best ideas to reduce climate change,..
What is Vegan Leather?
So what is this alternative to traditional leather exactly— besides being cruelty-free and more sustainable, you probably already suspected: It isn't leather at all! Synthetic..
How Scientists Measure Biodiversity
Forests are crowded areas and provide a home to roughly 80% of the world's terrestrial biodiversity, with millions of species struggling with and relying on each other for survival...
Why Going To The Water Can Benefit Your Health
The peaceful feeling that some of us get after a nice, long walk on the beach can be a serene escape from the hum of everyday life. Emerging research is unpacking the positive..
What Is “Slow Fashion” Anyway & Why Is It Important?
The fashion industry has plenty of innovative designers but what we end up with is an excess-production of cheap, disposable clothing, countless new collections every year that..
Reeling Facts About Earthquakes
There are an estimated 500,000 earthquakes that occur each year—meaning by the time you've finished reading this article, at least a few will have hit. Of that enormous number,..
Is Eating Organic Really Better for You and the Environment?
Organic food products are, on average, 47 percent more expensive than standard supermarket food—but thanks to their health claims and environmental benefits, many shoppers don't..