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..
The Modern Day Challenge: How To Deal With Daylight Savings
As clocks march ahead of time and daylight saving time begins, there is a lot of anxiety around losing that precious hour of sleep and how to adjust to the change. Usually an hour..
Traditional Plastic Mardi Gras Beads are Getting an Eco-Friendly Makeover
In New Orleans, there is no Mardi Gras without beads. As part of a nearly 200-year-old tradition for parade marchers, these strings of beads serve as a treat to the huge audiences,..
Cigarette Filters Are Useless And The Top Plastic Pollutant In The World
Whatever gave us the idea that cigarette filters are biodegradable had misled us for years. According to Elizabeth Smith, who works at the University of California San Francisco’s..
Scientists Reveal Household Chemicals Might Cause Male Infertility
Scientists claim that sperm quality among human males and even dogs has dropped significantly over the years. Some theories claim that everyday household chemicals might be one..
5 Good Things That Occurred Last Year That Should Cheer You Up
So much happened this past year that is was almost enough to send you hiding in a corner, curled up in a fetal position, there were also some hopeful and monumental moments to..
Extreme Weather Has Already Started Breaking Records Around The World
Before 2019 had even had the chance to shake off its holiday season hangover and realize it was never going to follow through on those New Year's resolutions, it was hit with some..
5 Odd Fuels You Probably Knew Nothing About
These are fuels ypi probably knew nothing about: With the skyrocketing energy prices that breaks every consumer’s savings account, it’s high time to consider green and inexpensive..
Ocean’s “Chronic Fever” Threatens Biodiversity
Scientists discovered that the increasing number of heat waves has been hugely affecting the planet’s oceans and killing swathes of marine organisms like “wildfires that take out..
Indian Minister Suggests Human Urine Be Harvested as Fertilizer
In the hopes of helping his country's agriculture industry, a high-ranking Indian minister, Nitin Gadkari, proposed a novel idea: to convert the nutrients in people's urine into..
Take a Look At a Century of Weddings
Weddings have been part of our culture for centuries. These ceremonies celebrate the life-long union between two people and almost always involve a white dress, cake, and loving..
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...
Now It’s Proven — Recycling Makes You Attractive
Next time you feel like refreshing your online dating profile, remember to add a line about how environmentally conscious you are. According to a 2018 research, self-proclaimed..
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..