Less than 10% of U.S. consumer plastic is actually being recycled.
- Business Insider
A half-mile plastic-trapping device in the Pacific caught 64,000 pounds of trash - including a fridge, mannequin, and toilet seats
A new device built by the nonprofit The Ocean Cleanup brought back 64,000 pounds of plastic from the Pacific Ocean in two-and-a-half months.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Thousands of photos have been taken of the wreck.
- USA TODAY
A British wildlife hospital received a call from a local stonemasonry firm about a long, spotted snake they found in a shipping container from India.
Grace Warrior, 6 months, is all smiles as she hangs out at the Australian Zoo with her dad Chandler Powell
Babies and animals go together like peas in a pod, right? When we see pictures like the one Chandler Powell recently posted on Instagram we tend to agree. In the newest snap, Grace Warrior is posing with an Australian water dragon, a lizard species native to Australia, and she looks absolutely thrilled. “When the water […]
- Robb Report
The vessel brings a whole new meaning to green.
- Idaho Statesman
“This behavior caused the bear to pose a threat to human safety,” park rangers said.
One of the world's last two northern white rhinos, a mother and her daughter, is being retired from a breeding programme aimed at saving the species from extinction, scientists said on Thursday. Najin, 32, is the mother of Fatu who is now the only donor left in the programme, which aims to implant artificially developed embryos into another more abundant species of rhino in Kenya. There are no known living males and neither of the two remaining northern white rhinos can carry a calf to term.
- ABC News
Earlier this week, authorities filed criminal charges of animal cruelty against Jerry Lee Holly, after three of the zebras got away from his 300-acre farm back in Prince George's County outside Washington. The charges included depriving the zebras of "necessary sustenance," inflicting "unnecessary suffering or pain" and a failure “to provide [a] Zebra with nutritious food in sufficient quantity, and proper shelter while said animal was in his charge and custody,” according to legal documents obtained by ABC News.
When we were conducting our first drive of the 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup, Ford told us it was targeting a city fuel economy rating of 40 miles per gallon for the standard Hybrid version. Now, the EPA has provided its rating, and Ford — as well as potential customers — should be pleased. The official fuel economy numbers for the Maverick Hybrid are 42 mpg city, 33 mpg highway and 37 mpg combined.
- FTW Outdoors
Trail-cam footage showing a bear rubbing its massive body against trees, even standing and seeming to dance with their trunks, is being widely shared on the Internet.
A trio of Swedish firms are developing a means of producing high-quality steel without releasing so much carbon dioxide -- and Volvo is already using it to build mining equipment.
- Motley Fool
Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) stock is 57% off its high price of more than $73 this year. Let's take a closer look at Plug Power's recent performance and its growth prospects. Plug Power has a long history of incurring losses.
- Better Homes & Gardens
Several classic garden favorites have turned out to be aggressive enough to harm native ecosystems. Here’s what to plant instead.
The female moose arrived at the facility on Oct. 12 after she was found roaming alone in Anchorage on Strawberry Road — the inspiration for her name — in June
(Reuters) -Many people are passionate about climate change, but not everybody should drive a battery electric vehicle as a means to combat climate change, Toyota Motor Corp Chief Scientist Gill Pratt said on Thursday at the Reuters Events Automotive Summit. Pratt's comments, during a discussion on electric vehicles, appeared to amplify remarks made over the past year by Toyota President Akio Toyoda. Toyoda and other company officials have said that electric vehicles will play a greater role in reducing emissions, but other solutions should be used, Toyota's gasoline-electric hybrid models or hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles.
It's widely understood that plastics litter the oceans and kill animals. But its huge and growing impact on global warming has evaded public scrutiny.
- Chicago Tribune
Lake Superior is among the fastest-warming lakes on the planet. Climate change may be the culprit behind its algae blooms too
APOSTLE ISLANDS NATIONAL LAKESHORE, Wis. — The kayakers stood for a moment on the beach, marveling at the clear sweep of blue. On a warm fall day along the south shore of one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes, the sun lolled toward the horizon, miles out from the peppered, coppered grains of sand anchoring the kayaks. Fresh off their first trip through the sea caves of the Apostle ...
As hybrids, plug-in hybrids, fully electric cars, and fuel cell vehicles become the new normal, it's time you understood this metric.
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