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From the Borneo rainforests in Indonesia and Malaysia to the Amazon Basin, the world’s rainforests are some of the most ecologically essential (not to mention awe-inspiring) env...

Dec 16, 2020


Compared to fossil fuels such as oil, coal, and natural gas, solar power is a particularly sustainable form of energy.

Dec 16, 2020


Plastic pollutants comprise a significant amount of waste in our lands and waters and are dangerous for plants, animals, humans, and entire ecosystems.

Dec 15, 2020


Human activities are one of the leading causes of climate change. An unstable climate system is both bad for nature and public health, and will cause irreversible, long-term dam...

Dec 14, 2020


The effects of climate change reach far and wide. According to climate models, the impacts of climate change have the potential to cause irreparable damage to our planet. As the...

Dec 13, 2020


Deep beneath the surface of the Earth lie massive reservoirs of molten rock, hot water, and high-pressure gas. Scientists and engineers have tapped these supplies as geothermal ...

Dec 11, 2020


As the Earth faces increasing climate change, some policymakers, climate scientists, and members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have suggested novel met...

Dec 11, 2020


Crude oil, natural gas, and coal are organic materials that humans burn for heat and energy. These materials form from dead organisms over millions of years, which has led them ...

Dec 11, 2020


Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and humans (Homo sapiens) are closely linked in their ancestry and possess a sophisticated intelligence unseen in many other mammals. Learn more ab...

Dec 9, 2020