ecology

pollution

Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut

The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.5.18
The Most Unknown

Tiny Organisms in Earth’s Most Unlivable Places May Help Us Find Alien Life

Luke McKay, an astrobiologist and microbial ecologist, is probing the extreme limits of life on Earth to answer bigger questions about the universe.
Sarah Emerson
9.17.18
Art

A New Art Museum Stands on a Former Plantation in the Congo

By constructing an art center in one of the most disenfranchised parts of the world, activists want to ensure that the intellectual and financial benefits of art accumulate there, instead of places like New York and Berlin.
DJ Pangburn
4.30.17
Art

How a Miniature Redwood Forest Landed in Downtown Brooklyn

You can now take a “nature bath” in the middle of New York City, thanks to artist Spencer Finch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.11.16
Paris

Listen to the Sound of Extinct Habitats Preserved by an Ex-Hollywood Composer

After working on 'Rosemary's Baby' and 'Apocalypse Now,' Bernie Krause records orchestras of natural animal sounds.
Noémie Jennifer
7.21.16
Art

Extinct Dolphin Bones in Flight Look Like Fossils in Zero Gravity

A dolphin diorama hovers in an open gallery space to bring attention to endangered species.
Diana Shi
7.17.16
Stuff

My Afternoon Eating Dandelions with a Punk 'Wildman' Forager

For the last 35 years, rugged tour guide and author Steve Brill has been bringing people into the woods to show them food they can easily find in the wild to eat or cook.
Laurel Tuohy
5.1.16
Film

Virtually Climb a Giant California Redwood in This 360° Video

Tree-climbing specialist Tim Kovar takes viewers on a 360° ascent up a 200-foot redwood named Grandfather.
DJ Pangburn
4.25.16
Art

The Healing Scars of Land Art

How land art learns not only to shape landscapes, but understand them.
Adam Rothstein
4.1.16
the Earth Died Screaming Issue

Are Your Pets Contributing to Global Warming?

Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Replace your cat with a goldfish, or only raise pets that you plan to eat later on.
Robbie Parks
6.15.15
Art

Let's Bring This Forest to Times Square

Ecologist Marielle Anzelone needs your help to make 'PopUP Forest: Times Square' a reality.
Sami Emory
3.18.15
tech

Finally, There's a Way to Turn Your Dead Pets into Energy

As stated on their website they specialize in “the innovative and sustainable processing of particular organic waste and animal by-products.” In other words, they recycle dead animals.
Stephen Bell
9.18.14
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