From biodegradable coffins to tree-sprouting urns, eco-friendly burials offer a way for those who live green to also die green.
Happy Memorial Day: We’re otterly thankful for your service, and your support!
(Photo of Gidget by Hannah Ban-Weiss)
The purpose of the dark stripe over the eyes of this newly discovered insect remains a mystery to scientists.
The energy that comes out of solar panels is renewable, but what about the panels themselves? Today’s leading solar panels owe their high sunlight-to-electricity conversion rates to the use of rare elements, such as indium, gallium and selenium. But if current production trends continue unchecked, supplies of indium in particular will be depleted in less than a decade. The pressure is on to find a way of making solar power even more sustainable.
In honor of Earth’s less fortunate flora and fauna, this collection of awe-inspiring photos illustrates endangered wildlife from all over the planet.
Despite spilling tens, if not hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil and chemicals into an Arkansas neighborhood, thanks to a loophole in a law from 1980, ExxonMobil will not be paying into a federal oil spill cleanup fund because the oil they spilled is not the right type of oil. It is a twisted example of the legal technicalities and lax regulations that all too often favor oil companies, but a coalition of environmental groups are working to close the loophole.
Investigative reporter Michael Moss reveals just how low the processed food industry will go.
7 Proteins for Meatless Mondays (And How to Use Them)
I love that it not only tells you about alternate protein sources, but actually breaks down how you should prepare, store and treat these products.
Cause I definitely have noooo freaking idea what to even do with stuff like tempeh and seitan…
Death Valley named largest dark sky parkThe park is far enough away from light-polluted cities that its views of the night sky offer a glimpse of what could be seen before such cities were erected.