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Habitat Destruction

The Five Biggest Threats to Our Oceans

Greg Stone | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Greg Stone

When I give talks about how we have degraded our oceans to the cusp of catastrophe, people often ask me what they can do. If you want to save the oceans, by all means eat only sustainably sourced fish and stop using plastic shopping bags that become ocean detritus.

Saving Critically Endangered Asian Elephants

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The brutal 'War Against Nature' has nearly annihilated the Sumatran and Borneo elephants. And the prime culprit causing habitat loss is the rapacious ...

City Birds Bring the Noise

OnEarth | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Melissa Mahony, OnEarth Living near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway isn't half bad. You learn to wipe the soot off houseplants, step over the dead ...

PHOTOS: The Secret Lives Of Animals

Posted 10.16.2011 | Green

Finally -- the chance to be a fly on the wall in the secret lives on animals. No film set, no circus, no desperate YouTube video. Just animals in thei...

More Than the Million Trees, Where Is Nature in PlaNYC?

Marielle Anzelone | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marielle Anzelone

The loss of doll's eyes from the Big Apple illustrates a disturbing trend -- the local extinction of our wild flora.