• Video: Seth Meyers’ Hilarious Response to Trump’s Climate Denial

  • Heartwarming Video Shows Lana the Orangutan Released Into the Wild

  • Patagonia Doc Highlights Indigenous Struggle Over Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

  • App Fights Food Waste By Letting Users Order Restaurants’ Extras

  • Beautiful Documentary ‘Trophy’ Sets its Sights on Canada’s Grizzly Bear Hunt

  • VIDEO: Here’s Everything You Need to Recycle Plastic Waste — And It’s Free

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  • Adorable Little Baby Black Rhino Born in Iowa Zoo!

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  • Video: Help Us Double Tiger Populations by 2022


From Our Experts and Organizations


January 19, 2017 Climate & Energy

As Officials Tackle Climate Change, Polar Bears Get a Bum Rap

By: Nick Marinoff

The Arctic is melting faster than ice in a fryer. Residents are noticing warmer temperatures all around, and weather-related phenomena is occurring in all corners of the world. At present,...

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January 18, 2017 Politics
Scott Pruitt, a climate denier and foe of the EPA, is Trump's nominee to lead it. (Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr)

More Than 500 Groups Oppose Scott Pruitt's Nomination to Lead EPA

By: Common Dreams

By Deirdre Fulton More than 500 national, state, and local organizations on Tuesday announced their opposition to Donald Trump's fossil-fuel soaked nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt....

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January 18, 2017 Human Health
Drinking fountains are a crucial final link in serving water to the public and the only sustainable method to maintain a healthy, hydrated active public without depleting our water supplies. (Photo: Unsplash)

The American Drinking Fountain: The Force Awakens

By: Lisa Kaas Boyle

White Only. A common sign posted on public facilities (e.g. public schools, drinking fountains, transportation) in Jim Crow segregated America (1876-1965) in the former slave states. Today, urban Americans face...

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January 18, 2017 Wildlife
Wild parakeets in london are an example of alien species resulting from wildlife trafficking. (Photo: j_gldsck / Flickr)

Alien Species Among the Perpetual Dangers of Wildlife Trafficking

By: Nick Marinoff

Trafficked animals that escape their captors’ clutches will often form communities in non-native habitats. Dr. Luke Gibson of the University of Hong Kong learned this while reading a story about...

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January 17, 2017 Politics
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R - MT) is President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Secretary of Interior. (Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr)

Senate Considers Nomination of Ryan Zinke for Secretary of Interior

By: Center for Biological Diversity

The Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee today begins a nomination hearing on President-elect Trump’s selection of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) as the next secretary of the Interior. As secretary...

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January 16, 2017 Business
The tourism dollars these elephants will bring far outweighs the price of their ivory tusks on the black market. (Photo: Roderick Eime / Flickr)

Forget the GDP -- By Focusing on Wildlife Conservation, We Can Maximize Happiness

By: Jedamiah Wolf

We’ve been trying to convince policymakers about the link between wildlife conservation and human wellbeing for a long time,” Beth Allgood, U.S. Country Director for the International Fund for Animal...

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January 16, 2017 Climate & Energy
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy dipped their feet in a melt pond during Ice Liberty -- a few hours during the ICESCAPE mission when scientists and crew could take a break and relax (or throw snowballs) on the sea ice. (Photo: Kathryn Hansen / NASA)

Scientist: Global Sea Ice Hits Lowest Level in 2,000 Years

By: Common Dreams

By Nadia Prupis Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new statistics from the U.S. National Snow & Ice Data Center. In the Arctic, the loss...

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January 16, 2017 Wildlife
A grizzly bear in Alaska's Denali National Park. (Photo: Daniel A. Leifheit / NPS)

Plan Hopes to Restore Grizzly Bears to Washington's North Cascades

By: Center for Biological Diversity

The National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced they’re considering increasing the population of grizzly bears in the North Cascades by moving bears from other populations....

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January 16, 2017 Wildlife
Wild Orcas in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo: Mike Charest / Flickr)

Death of World's Oldest Killer Whale Shines Light on Orcas' Struggles

By: Nick Marinoff

The world’s oldest orca, lovingly known as Granny, is missing and presumed dead by members of the scientific community. She is thought to have been 105 years old. Professor Darren...

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