#Explainer

  • Article: 6 Unexpected Products You Should Probably Avoid if You Love Animals
    Environment

    6 Unexpected Products You Should Probably Avoid if You Love Animals

    By Jana SepehrJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2018

    You might find it hard to stop buying some of them. Read more

  • Article: The Crazy Reason Greenland Is Rooting for Climate Change
    Environment

    The Crazy Reason Greenland Is Rooting for Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2018

    “Greenlanders are very good at seeing new opportunities.” Read more

  • Article: 8 Crazy Innovations That Could Save the Planet From Climate Change
    Environment

    8 Crazy Innovations That Could Save the Planet From Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|April 20, 2018

    From drones to genetic modification to blocking the sun. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Children In Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.
    AdvocacyEducation

    Millions of Children In Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.

    By Joe McCarthy|March 23, 2018

    The consequences of so many kids missing out on school go far beyond lost geography terms. Read more

  • Article: 5 Coral Reefs That Are Dying Around the World
    Environment

    5 Coral Reefs That Are Dying Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|March 19, 2018

    Scientists predict that all coral reefs could be dead by 2050. Read more

  • Article: Your Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Here’s What You Can Do About It
    Water & Sanitation

    Your Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Here’s What You Can Do About It

    By Joe McCarthy|March 13, 2018

    The amount of plastic created by humans since 1950 weighs as much as 1 billion elephants. Read more

  • Article: 10 Pictures of How People Get Water Around the World
    Water & Sanitation

    10 Pictures of How People Get Water Around the World

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Joe McCarthy|March 2, 2018

    Water is the common denominator of life. Read more

  • Article: 5 Obscure Pollutants That Are Ruining the Planet
    Environment

    5 Obscure Pollutants That Are Ruining the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 23, 2018

    You’ve probably encountered them all. Read more