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A New Carnivorous Plant Discovered in North America

A New Carnivorous Plant Discovered in North America

One would probably assume that around the world, it is more common for animals to eat plants than the other way around. However, there are exceptions to this rule. Over 600 different plants are actually ones that feed on living, mobile creatures. In fact, researchers...

How Dogs are Saving Box Turtles from Extinction

How Dogs are Saving Box Turtles from Extinction

The Illinois native ornate box turtle is receiving help from an unlikely friend, as both their species numbers and habitats face endangerment due to human housing and business expansion. A team of specially trained Boykin spaniels have been tasked with literally...

What is Causing ‘Ghost Forests’ Along the East Coast?

What is Causing ‘Ghost Forests’ Along the East Coast?

Along the eastern coast of North Carolina, people have been stunned by the sights of dying trees surrounded by large pools of water. It begs the question, how did these trees start growing there if they were surrounded by water the entire time? The answer is that they...

How Bottom Trawling Contributes to Increased Levels of Carbon

How Bottom Trawling Contributes to Increased Levels of Carbon

Sustainable fishing has become a trend for recreational and commercial fishermen. However, few people know about the dynamic chemical composition of the ocean floor. Most fishermen who participate in bottom trawling do not understand how much carbon is released from...

Climate Change and Texas’ Power Crisis

Climate Change and Texas’ Power Crisis

Extreme weather conditions have adverse effects that have brought downsides to Texas and other states' economy. The federal and state governments have joined forces to try and mitigate the adverse effects of climate change. Additionally, climate change has brought...

Podcasts That Encourage Sustainable Living

Podcasts That Encourage Sustainable Living

Podcasts That Encourage Sustainable Living Podcast hosts are smart, fun, and from across the world. The podcasts center primarily on sustainability and mindful living, often inviting celebrities and world-changing people to their shows. Every episode has insights and...

5 Ways the EPA Has Worsened the Environment

5 Ways the EPA Has Worsened the Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has acted in ways that have undermined the environmental safety of Americans in recent years. Here are five of the EPA’s most negative impacts on the environment.   1) “Forever Chemicals”   Forever chemicals are poly...