Sushi Parasite Has Increased 283x in Nearly 40 Years

The population of a marine parasite that sometimes worms its way into sushi has increased by 283 times in the last nearly 40 years,...

Scientists Predict the Amazon Rainforest May Disappear Within the Next 50 Years

The Amazon rainforest is Earth’s largest rainforest. 2.72 million square miles in size, the Amazon basin is roughly the size of forty-eight contiguous United...

Coke and Pepsi Among Ten Companies Sued For Plastic Pollution ‘Nuisance’

The environmental non-profit Earth Island Institute has filed a lawsuit against the companies who are responsible for a very large portion of the world’s...

You’re Not So Different From an Octopus: Rethinking Our Relationship to...

By Leslie Crawford Remember back when we were all tubes? Sy Montgomery does. That was a simpler time, eons before the octopus and Homo sapiens went...

Is vegan design the Next Big Trend?

It's a nice idea, but it needs a bit more rigor. We do go on about building a healthy house, about a low-carbon house, about...

People Are Keeping Parasitic Leeches as Pets, And Letting Them Drink...

To the disgust of many of our readers, we recently discovered that keeping leeches as pets is actually a thing. And yeah, it's certainly… a...
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Save Nature, Save Lives

One of the first things you realize about Borneo is how difficult it can be to land a plane. On my first trip there,...
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Trees travelling west: How climate is changing our forests

Many studies on the impacts of global temperature rise have suggested that the range of our forests will migrate poleward and upward. However, research...
A Lesson About Power

A Lesson About Power

A Lesson About Power. For several months now, I’ve been running trails on a big hill here in Laguna Beach, and I’ve seen all...
Climate Change

What Can You Do About Climate Change?

With global temperatures rising each year, it’s hard to imagine that just one person could make a difference where the Earth is concerned, yet...