How is it that one of the world's largest animals still remains a mystery? In an original interview with our head writer Samantha Burns, marine biologist Dr. Nathan J. Robinson chronicles the day he captured real-life footage of a legendary creature that has been the scuttlebutt of sailors for centuries—and how we could do it next!
There is a remarkable person teetering on cliff edges to get to the fruit of a tree who has something to teach us all. Gigino the Lemon Man is 80-years-old and may be the best (and last) person to show us why some traditions can add all the sweetness we need to life.
When you think of cities, trees probably aren't the first things that come to mind. But did you know that trees are a vital part of creating healthy urban spaces? Urban forests have been used for thousands of years to keep city-dwellers healthy, and now we are rediscovering their benefits!
Can observing the gentle ways of a graceful sea creature actually make you a better person? Rog Hanson is known as the Seahorse Whisperer, and you don't end up with a title like that for no reason! We're diving in with him to discover how we can all grow as humans from one of nature's most elusive miracles.
Could we solve major problems by coming together with storytelling and the things we share a passion for? That was the mission of two native Michiganders as they hopped in a veggie powered van to discover why their homeland was so important to people, and rally them around saving it!
Snot otter, lasagna lizard, grampus, whatever you call it, this gigantic, slimy, and loveable creature could be the unlikely superhero saving the world's amphibians. How, you ask? Well, let's get to know them a little better and find out!
What happens when we use fun to inspire people to help the world in their own way? New York City tried out this experiment with their Citi Bike Bike Angels program and the results were, well, unexpectedly enthusiastic!
Do you remember the viral video of the sea turtle with a straw stuck in its nose? It changed the way many people saw our ocean plastic problem. And now, the scientists behind that video are keeping the positive momentum going—this time turning to the turtles themselves for footage of how we can help make a difference!
Have you seen those people who can fit a year's worth of garbage into a mason jar? Is that even possible? Meet a family that tried to live zero waste for a month and see how it went!
How do we increase access to fresh, nutritious foods in places lacking the land to grow it? Square Roots may be bringing us towards the solution by growing the equivalent of a 2-acre garden inside a shipping container!
How close are we to reinventing plastic? Well, it looks like a future with easily accessible, truly biodegradable plastics that can replace the harmful plastics we use today is right around the corner—and it uses the power of bacteria!
Take a deep breath! Let's dive into the ocean to meet Jason DeCaires Taylor: an artist encouraging life and celebrating little-known communities with his breathtaking underwater sculptures!
You’re not alone in caring.
There is a wave of goodness and progress well underway, all around the world.