These feats of conservation and sustainability hold countless examples of people following their passions for protecting our planet. Let your curiosity guide you as you explore fascinating corners of our environments and discoveries that are moving us toward a greener future.
Cities are Using Sugar Beets to De-Ice Roads
Damage from using traditional road salt on highways comes with an expensive price tag both for tax payers and the environment. Now, innovative cities are using sugar beets, pickle juice, cheese brine, and even leftover beer brine to help solve the problem. So, why does this work?Read More
Nature Does it Better: Why Whales are the Best Carbon Capturing Technology We Have
If we change the plea of climate change from a moral perspective to an economic one, would that convince world leaders to pursue international climate efforts? As it turns out, protecting our world’s whales is worth trillions of dollars in climate change prevention.Read More
Got a Window? Charge Your Phone with this Tiny Solar Panel
If you feel like baby steps just aren’t enough, this story of creative design and community will leave you feeling as powerful as the sun! All you need is an open mind, a sunny window, and a purpose to realize your true potential.Read More
Restoring the Rainforest by Helping Locals Become Eco-Entrepreneurs
Can you make an impact on saving a rainforest, even though it may be far from your front door? With this nonprofit, you can do just that and help save the rainforest from your couch!Read More
Fixing Pollution Through Fun! How a Googly-Eyed Innovation is Cleaning Baltimore Harbor
With googly eyes and a beloved twitter account, Mr. Trash Wheel has become an icon in Baltimore Harbor. His story is helping us rethink the important role fun has in tackling some of the biggest problems we face!Read More
Can You Compost Dog Poop? Reducing Your Dog’s Environmental Paw-Print
Every day, millions of little bags filled with dog waste make their way into landfills, releasing methane into the atmosphere and potentially harming our waterways. But a new program in NYC is turning this problem into a solution with the power of compost!Read More
100 Years of Recycling Clothing: Introducing Italy’s Textile Town
Don’t toss that old tee shirt! We’re traveling to the “Textile Town” in Italy where they’re recycling fabric to give new life to your old duds, and threading the needle to a brighter, more sustainable future.Read More
Saving the Ganges River by Turning Sacred Flowers Into Incense
Is creative thinking the best way to improve our communities? Undoubtedly, yes! For proof, here’s how one man in India is helping ease the pollution of the Ganges by turning sacred flowers—formerly trash that was dumped into the river—into incense!Read More
What is a Mangrove and Why Are They One of The World’s Most Important Trees?
When you feel like you're in a hard situation, can you adapt to make it better for yourself and others? The remarkable mangrove trees do just that, making homes in salt water and saving the environments around them. They're living proof that when we find ways to thrive despite our challenges, we can make life better for everyone around us.Read More
Reduce, Reuse, ReTuna! The Swedish Mall Selling Only Recycled Goods
When you think of the mall you probably don’t think of it as a hub for environmental innovation. But in Sweden, one mall is taking the old and making it new again, combining a revolutionary recycling center with a reused, restored shopping experience.Read More
No Space Wasted: The Urban Honey Bees Making City Life Sweeter
Urban jungles are saving the future of our most precious pollinators. Cities may seem like strange places to find beehives, but from New York City to London to Detroit, bees are thriving in their new urban environments. Here's how you can help them out!Read More
New Natural Packaging You Can Eat Rather Than Trash!
Did you ever think that you would be able to eat your sandwich and the wrapping that protects it too? Amazingly, this is now a reality thanks to edible packaging, a sustainable alternative that now offers a replacement for single-use packaging.Read More
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