If Jeff Bezos, the billionaire CEO of Amazon, has his way, thousands of drones could soon be hurtling through the airspace above our heads, delivering millions of packages to Amazon's customers. Instead of having to wait the eternity of a day to receive their orders, consumers could get them in 30 minutes, or less.
Scientists have warned that even a few degrees rise in global temperatures can lead to increasingly severe storms. Now an international team of climate scientists has linked man-made climate change to historic flooding that hit the south of England in the winter of 2013-2014.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. ...
News that plastic pollution will exceed all the fish in the sea by 2050 is beyond appalling -- it's unacceptable. We need bold action to stop plastic garbage from choking out ocean life.
(Photo Courtesy of NBC News) If you're planning on booking that next dive trip to the Maldives, you may want to think twice. Human rights abuses the...
Krill are the basis of the food chain: without them, there would be no penguins, seals or blue whales. One blue whale alone needs to eat 40 million krill a day to survive! However, those creatures are having a much harder time finding food because of the krill oil rush that Dr. Oz helped spark.
Added together, these simple, everyday actions have a great impact on protecting our beaches for all of us to enjoy.
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Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.
For the first time, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked an environmental risk -- climate change -- as the most severe economic risk facing the world. Global Risks Report 2016 says climate change is compounding and intensifying other social, economic, and humanitarian stresses such as mass migration.
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.
SeaLab, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, was the first of three experiments in aquatic living as part of the US Navy's Man-in-the-Sea initiative to understand how humans can best survive in exacting underwater conditions.
About 25% of the world's fish (over 4,000 species!) live on coral reefs, and they provide more than 450 million people with food and income. Reefs create islands through the accumulation of sand and sediment, providing homes to people, birds, and turtles, as well as shelter so that delicate seagrass beds and mangrove habitats can thrive.
One more reason to save forests: The David Bowie Hunter, a spider newly discovered in the Malaysian highlands in 2015. Forests house fascinating forms of life.
The paradox is obvious: Whatever we do to sustain the national fishing industry will be countered by external suppliers operating outside sustainability management regimes to meet an ever-growing market demand.
US Cohousing: A Growing Model For Sustainable Communities are villages that engage in more resource-sharing, efficient use of space, and affordability, and ultimately smart clean renewable energy use.