For a few hours last May, Germany’s renewable mix of energy generated so much power that customers were actually paid for using electricity.
Greenpeace is working with the European Union and Germany to set aside an Antarctic sanctuary of almost three-quarters of a million square miles to protect whales, penguins and other wildlife.
An innovative Australian project recycles discarded ocean plastic into 3-D printer filament, which is then used to make replacement plumbing parts in needy areas of the world.
Tree cover works to reduce depression, improve productivity and lessen disease, yet four million city trees a year are being lost due to their low priority in municipal budgets.
By digitalizing photographs and other museum records, scientists are closing in on the number of tree species left to be discovered in the Amazon rainforest.
As many as 51 trillion particles of discarded plastic lie on the ocean floor, threatening marine life globally.
Sweden’s waste-to-energy plants are so efficient that it has closed many landfills and actually imports trash to burn from other European countries.
Humpback whales that leap out of the water are making a big splash to communicate with distant pods, Australian researchers have found.
As many as one billion migrating birds die annually when they collide with glass windows in the United States.
Three-quarters of American tree species have shifted to the West since 1980 due to dryer conditions in the East and changing rainfall patterns.