#Pollution

  • Article: The Planet Will Face Major Water Shortages by 2050, UN Chief Warns
    Environment

    The Planet Will Face Major Water Shortages by 2050, UN Chief Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|June 8, 2017

    “Water, peace and security are inextricably linked.” Read more

  • Article: This Lake Is Terribly Polluted. But Now a New Shoe Is Helping to Clean It Up
    Environment

    This Lake Is Terribly Polluted. But Now a New Shoe Is Helping to Clean It Up

    By Joe McCarthy|May 31, 2017

    “Lake Taihu could produce enough algae for us to produce a pair of shoes for every [person]." Read more

  • Article: How This Beach in India Went From Trash-Ridden to Pristine in 2 Years
    Environment

    How This Beach in India Went From Trash-Ridden to Pristine in 2 Years

    By Joe McCarthy|May 23, 2017

    “A man could drown in the plastic." Read more

  • Article: This Uninhabited Island in the South Pacific Is Completely Covered in Trash
    Environment

    This Uninhabited Island in the South Pacific Is Completely Covered in Trash

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 17, 2017

    One of the world’s most remote islands is littered with 38 million pieces of plastic. Read more

  • Article: Polluted River in India Is Literally Bubbling With Toxic Foam
    Environment

    Polluted River in India Is Literally Bubbling With Toxic Foam

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 12, 2017

    Not a good look. Read more

  • Article: How to Eat Your Entire Meal — Utensils Included
    Food & Hunger

    How to Eat Your Entire Meal — Utensils Included

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 25, 2017

    We dare you to eat your way through these 7 items. Read more

  • Article: Renewable Sector Is Hiring 12 Times Faster Than Rest of US Economy
    Environment

    Renewable Sector Is Hiring 12 Times Faster Than Rest of US Economy

    By Joe McCarthy|April 25, 2017

    If jobs are the goal, solar is the way forward. Read more

  • Article: Arctic Waters Could Soon Be Choked by Plastic, Expert Warns
    Environment

    Arctic Waters Could Soon Be Choked by Plastic, Expert Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|April 19, 2017

    "[There's] five plastic grocery bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline in the world." Read more