Environmental Extremes

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This Online Store Lets You Buy Materials for a Tribe to Rebuild Their Forest

Bundles for sale include water pumps for irrigation, planting kits and seed starters among others.

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The ‘World’s Largest Dump’ Is in Indonesia and It’s a Ticking Time Bomb

We take a closer look at that dumpsite reposted by Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram


This Village in the Philippines Is Letting Residents Trade Their Plastic Waste for Rice

The food-for-trash swap aims to teach residents to dispose of their plastics properly.


There's an 'Ecocide' Happening in the Fires at the Edge of the Amazon

Several species of plants and animals are known to live there and nowhere else.


We Spoke to People Who Faced a Police Crackdown While Trying to Protect Mumbai’s Trees

People who were at the scene at Aarey Colony over the weekend open up about what it's like to stand up to the aggressive stance of the state authorities and try to protect the environment.


What to Do If Eco-Anxiety Is Ruining Your Mental Health

With an unpredictable future ahead Generation Z are still managing to find hope in a world that’s burning before our eyes.


Plastic Is Dead. Here's What to Replace It With

Mushrooms, cacti and water balls.


Climate Strikers Want to Know When the Earth Will Die. We Asked a Scientist.

Ever wondered “How long do we have until the Earth is dead?” So has 10-year-old Sam Berliner.


The Ocean Is Screwed If We Don’t Do Something Now, UN Report Says

Melting ice, sea level rise, ocean acidification, heat waves, and deadly storm surges are among the many threats outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.


Melting Ice and Rising Seas Are Already Forcing People to Leave Their Homes

A quarter of the world's population lives in areas where climate change could force them to move, potentially devastating communities and economies around the globe, says a new IPCC report.


Tiny Island Nations Are Carbon-Shaming Everyone at the UN

A total of 15 countries, including several low-lying island nations, committed to zero-out their carbon emissions by 2050


The Era of Polite Climate Activism Is Dead and Buried

Activists blocked the streets of Washington as Greta Thunberg issued an ultimatum to world leaders at the UN.