Parley Continues Its Innovative Campaign to Save Our Oceans With Sports and Fashion Partners

As World Oceans Day approaches June 8, the innovative non-profit Parley for the Oceans is teaming up with partners in the sports and fashion industries to raise awareness about the threats facing our oceans and take action to save them. On Thursday, Adidas announced that it would once again work with Parley for the second annual Run For The Oceans. Starting World Oceans Day and lasting for one month, Adidas will donate $1 for every kilometer run by participants to the Parley Ocean Plastic Program , which targets marine plastic pollution specifically. To participate , runners can download

Two cute videos teach kids about climate change and smog

Explaining climate science to kids is challenging, which is why clever animated videos can help.

Thank you, Donald Trump, for making Canadians healthier

In response to the new American tariffs, Canada responded by taxing American sweets, meats and whiskies.

Expert: U.S. move on elephants creates ‘uncertainty’

A recent decision by the White House to review each import of elephant trophies creates “uncertainty” about efforts to protect the animals.

In a long-lost city, scientists find an ‘exuberance’ of life

A team of researchers led by Conservation International explored the biological treasures that exist in an inaccessible corner of Central America.

Australia bid to drop protected waters the wrong move, experts say

This week, Australia’s parliament will decide whether to scuttle planned protections for its abundant waters.

3 hopeful stories for endangered species

In honor of Endangered Species Day, Human Nature highlights three recent signs of hope for some of the world’s most threatened animals.

The all-natural ‘Wellness Kitchen’ includes a beautiful living herb wall – Inhabitat

InhabitatThe all-natural 'Wellness Kitchen' includes a beautiful living herb wallInhabitatKitchens are often the heart of any home, and now an innovative company is giving our beloved cooking space a healthy and sustainable makeover. Interior design company Finch London recently unveiled its beautiful bespoke rose-colored “Wellness …and more »

The Rush of Riverfront Living – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe Rush of Riverfront LivingWall Street JournalA German Villa Hits New Heights. Clara Tuma for The Wall Street Journal. The Stuttgart architect behind the Boston-area Genzyme Center spent $2.5 million creating a luxury showpiece for green living …

EPA Chief Pruitt Admits to Breaking Law in Senate Hearing, Democrats Say

Scandal-ridden Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) Administrator Scott Pruitt faced his third congressional hearing in less than a month Wednesday, admitting to an act that Democrats say broke federal law, The New York Times reported . In the hearing, which was supposed to be a routine budget hearing conducted by the

Unprecedented Colorado River Water Shortage Could Be Declared in 2020

After years of unrelenting drought , federal forecasters reported there are better-than-even odds that the nation’s largest reservoir will decline into shortage conditions by 2020, forcing Arizona, Nevada and Mexico to reduce their Colorado River water use. Millions of U.S. residents and farmers are served by the Lake Mead reservoir that’s supplied by the Colorado. However, water levels have dropped consistently after years of back-to-back drought. The reservoir is considered full at 1,220 feet above sea level, which has not been seen since 1983. If the lake’s surface elevation falls below 1,075 feet in January of any given year, it would trigger the first-ever federal shortage declaration. Worryingly, the latest projections from the the U

Multi-level lakeside cabin recomposes relationship to nature

This quiet retreat has an interesting interior of overlapping layers that welcomes the outdoors in.

The new carnivores: humans who eat only meat

Consuming between 2 and 4 pounds of steak daily, adherents of this new and extreme diet challenge everything that plant-based eaters believe in.

Parched Cape Town’s lesson for cities: Protect nature

Human Nature talked to Conservation International’s freshwater lead about what cities have to do to protect their water supplies in a changing climate.

In a first, a drone helps nab illegal logger in Peru

A man was caught illegally cutting down trees in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest.

Field notes from “Cambodia’s beating heart”

Cambodia is trying to stop the loss of its lifeblood: the fish that thrive in these waters.

3 reasons elephants make the best mothers

On this Mother’s Day, here are three reasons why elephants make some of the best mothers.

Taking High-End Green Living to a New Level – Mansion Global – Mansion Global

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Lower utility bills, green living part of new master-planned community – KXAN.com

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NTP Scientist: Glyphosate Formulations ‘Much More Toxic’ Than Chemical Itself

Amid conflicting scientific studies and growing public concern over the impacts of the world’s most widely used herbicide, the U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) has launched research to examine the health risks of glyphosate and glyphosate-formulations. “Due to the multiple interpretations of evidence on the potential health risks of glyphosate exposure, major public concern about exposure risks, and reported differences in the toxicity of different glyphosate products, NTP is conducting more research on glyphosate and its formulations,” according to the NTP website . The NTP’s initiative was first reported by Carey Gilliam in The Guardian . Gilliam is an author, investigative journalist and research director for U.S. Right to Know . Glyphosate, the star

Rock Climbers and Supporters ‘Climb the Hill’ for Public Lands

U.S. rock climbers and their non-profit and corporate allies are setting themselves a difficult challenge this week—persuading Congress to act to protect public lands. Thursday marks the second day of the third annual Climb the Hill event in Washington, DC, organized by leading climbing-advocacy nonprofits American Alpine Club (AAC) and Access Fund to give climbers a chance to speak

Couple converts van into full-time traveling home for $13K

This cozy van home interior includes a bathroom and kitchen.

Here’s a new idea: off-the-rack prefabs by top architects

Cube Haus is “disrupting the existing housing market, delivering high-design value, modular homes at reasonable prices.”