Are we thinking about "optimism" all wrong? Could this frame of mind actually bring about a brighter future? In her fantastic TED Talk, diplomat Christiana Figueres shows us her trick to creating the realities that we want in life; something she calls, stubborn optimism!
Nathan Robinson, his name may not be familiar but you’ve probably watched what he did a few years ago. Do you remember the video of a sea turtle with a plastic straw stuck to its nose? Nathan was the one pulling that straw out of the turtle.
In our fight to bring clean, fresh water to billions of people around the world, innovators now have a new source of inspiration from the middle of the... desert? A beetle with a unique ability to capture water out of thin air is inspiring a new generation of life-saving technologies!
Some of our best environmental engineers when it comes to winning the race to slow climate change have turned out to be these natural (and very cute) prairie-preserving specialists! Here’s how bison are restoring a previously destroyed landscape and keeping tons of carbon out of our atmosphere along the way.
Adding more fun into our daily lives may not be as difficult as we think! The kea—an unbelievably unique parrot known for their curious and mischievous ways—are masters at play, and they have a few things to show us about this delightful way to thrive in life!
New York Harbor is the cleanest it's been in over a century and it's thanks to a delicacy many of us love to slurp down...oysters! Using nature's knowhow, table scraps, and a little ingenuity, oysters are bringing life back to polluted waters and protecting one of America's most beloved cities!
While most would run away from a relentless raid of army ants, some critters have found clever ways to survive and thrive alongside them! The unusual tactics they employ—like pretending to be an ant butt—will give you a window of wonder onto the incredibly complex world we are a part of!
Meet the people turning fruit waste into super-sustainable packaging! Their amazing innovations are opening a whole new world of possibility for us all. Prepare never to look at pineapples—or paper plates—the same again.
Is an ecosystem like a community? One beloved natural space was almost lost forever when it lost two of it's most important members, but here's how embracing their unique skills saved their home!
Could it be that single-celled organisms have found a solution to our plastic problem? It turns out that nature is far more adaptable than we may think—and we can use their skills to combat plastic pollution!
How do we nurture our best relationships? Today's teachers may be tiny, but they've been pulling off beautifully mutually beneficial relationships for millions of years! And yes, they've even befriended their own cows.
What can something called "slime mold" have to teach us about our own special kind of genius? Well, this otherworldly organism is changing the way we think about what intelligence looks like!
You’re not alone in caring.
There is a wave of goodness and progress well underway, all around the world.