That palm oil listed in the ingredients of your favorite candy bar or lipstick? More and more of it comes from forest and farmland razed by multinational corporations a world away.
Allowing our planet to warm to limits set by international agreements would be disastrous, leading climate scientist James Hansen argues in a new paper that makes the moral case for urgent action.
A man reflects on growing up without a car, a trend that's gaining popularity with today's youth.
Introducing OnEarth’s first-ever theme month, exploring the ways in which cutting-edge ideas about sustainability have been influenced by wisdom from previous generations.
As we race toward the Next Big Sustainable Idea, it's worth pausing to check the rearview mirror.
Ten things you probably don’t know about the turkey, America’s favorite holiday bird.
Are you raising 'Generation Toxic?' Here’s how to keep your kids safe from some of the worst chemicals that could damage their development.
We’ve known for years that lead seriously impairs early childhood development. Now scientists are finding that our kids’ brains are at risk from a barrage of other common chemicals.
The U.S. sends a zero-tolerance message to poachers and illegal wildlife traffickers in an effort to save elephants.
The last thing the Everglades needs is another huge snake squeezing out native wildlife—but are green anacondas really breeding in the swamp?
The Senate’s filibuster reform could be a big win for the environment. Here’s why.
Climate change could bring more runoff and toxic algal blooms to Lake Erie.