Nina is a writer covering climate, health, and all things related. She lives in Brooklyn among a multitude of indoor and outdoor potted plants.
4 hours ago
The cutest animal in the world has a rival
What creature is bushier-tailed, brighter-eyed, and fluffier than a red panda? The answer may surprise you.
Shop & Go
10 hours ago
Is online shopping eco-friendly? New study reveals the inconvenient truth
Where and how you shop may make a huge difference to your carbon footprint.
Happy kids, happy planet
18 hours ago
Mental health study reveals the unexpected importance of sustainable habits
Connecting with nature can make you (and the planet) happier.
2.24.2020 6:44 PM
A billion-year-old seaweed fossil has completely rewritten ancient history
"Our study tells us that the ubiquitous green plants we see today can be traced back to at least 1 billion years."
This duck f*cks
2.23.2020 8:30 PM
Anti-bacterial duck semen is evolving the species in a way that's totally unexpected
"The diversity is just incredible."
Reduce, Re-shoe, Recycle
2.22.2020 1:00 PM
Can you recycle shoes? 4 climate-friendly ways to trash your old sneakers
Sneaker drop offs, upcycling, and more: How to green your next Spring Clean.
Take a break
2.20.2020 7:14 PM
How one weird fish's incredible ability to suspend aging could help humans
The African killifish may be the best hope we have for reversing — or even halting — the aging process.
2.19.2020 9:19 PM
Viral video researcher reveals the fascinating glacier science behind it
The acoustics are cool, but the scientific discoveries that come from ice cores could be planet-saving.
2.19.2020 7:00 PM
Can better tracking save India’s endangered lions?
Indian researchers come up with a new way to count and track Asiatic lions — one of the world's most-endangered big cats.
2.18.2020 11:30 PM
Report reveals the 10 best countries for kids to grow up in now
How well does your country protect kids from climate change and other threats?
2.17.2020 1:00 PM
Where to recycle plastic bags near you? Your guide based on where you live
These ubiquitous plastics can not go in your bin a home. But recycling them is not impossible.
2.15.2020 1:00 PM
Which houseplants purify air? A 1989 NASA study has the answers
Six science-backed plant purifiers could make all the difference to your dank apartment air.
2.14.2020 7:30 PM
Dinosaurs: New study upends a belief many learned in elementary school
These dinosaurs were adapting to their environments earlier than we realized.
Saving Earth, STAT
2.14.2020 5:39 PM
How to watch Joaquin Phoenix's star-studded climate change film
Guardians of Life
2.13.2020 7:28 PM
When it comes to sustainable diets, peer pressure can make a difference
If you love talking about food as much as we do, this should be easy.
2.12.2020 9:05 PM
Study reveals food waste is worse than we thought — and which group is most to blame
We should be ashamed.
2.12.2020 7:10 PM
Badass prehistoric turtle used its shell in combat
Life during this gnarly time in Earth's history called for some serious protection — even for turtles.
2.12.2020 1:00 PM
Beyond flight shaming: Scientists propose fix for flying's climate problem
By changing just a small percentage of flight paths, planes' emissions can drop dramatically.
2.11.2020 8:38 PM
Best houseplants for beginners — 7 resilient plants that survive neglect
Good luck trying to kill these tough-as-nails plants.
Ain't no mountain high enough
2.10.2020 8:09 PM
Scientists find 240-year-old pollution from humans at ‘highest point on Earth’
The Himalaya's highest peaks have never been studied, but that doesn't mean they are untouched by humans.
Mind and Body
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