Most Recent Content from: Joe McCarthy

  • Article: 6 Ways the Melting Arctic Threatens the Planet
    Environment

    6 Ways the Melting Arctic Threatens the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|May 24, 2019

    "If you live in the Arctic, you're on the frontlines of climate change." Read more

  • Article: The Ocean Helped Her Family Survive. Now She Wants to Protect Marine Life.
    Environment

    The Ocean Helped Her Family Survive. Now She Wants to Protect Marine Life.

    By Joe McCarthy|May 23, 2019

    Kudzi Victorino Dykman became the first female diver certified in Mozambique. Read more

  • Article: The 10 US Cities With the Worst Air Quality
    Environment

    The 10 US Cities With the Worst Air Quality

    By Joe McCarthy|May 23, 2019

    “At the federal level we’re heading in the exact opposite direction.” Read more

  • Article: Algeria and Argentina Have Officially Eliminated Malaria
    Health

    Algeria and Argentina Have Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 23, 2019

    Malaria killed 400,000 people in 2017. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind
    Environment

    Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 22, 2019

    Octopus larvae placed in reduced oxygen environments for 30 minutes nearly lost their eyesight. Read more

  • Article: Google Backs Plan to Map Pollution Coming From Every Power Plant in the World
    Environment

    Google Backs Plan to Map Pollution Coming From Every Power Plant in the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 21, 2019

    The effort could be a key tool in the fight against climate change. Read more

  • Article: Whole Foods Is Banning Plastic Straws and Will Reduce Its Plastic Packaging
    Environment

    Whole Foods Is Banning Plastic Straws and Will Reduce Its Plastic Packaging

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2019

    The company has been a sustainability leader. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Bans Fishing in Bay of Bengal to Protect Key Species From Collapsing
    Environment

    Bangladesh Bans Fishing in Bay of Bengal to Protect Key Species From Collapsing

    By Joe McCarthy|May 20, 2019

    "These resources will deplete one day if we do not use them sustainably.” Read more