The bright idea of feeding bees cheap high-fructose corn syrup may play a major role in the catastrophic collapse of honeybee colonies worldwide.
Felix Finkbeiner was only nine when he sprouted the idea for Plant for the Planet, an organization that has now planted over a million trees.
The British aristocracy was the first to display wealth by keeping a weed-free lawn instead of growing food. So what would happen if you stopped watering, spraying, and mowing that useless grass? It turns out, many positive things would emerge.
Up to half of all the food produced each year is thrown away, according to a recent report. Here's a look at why we're so wasteful.
Discover an incredible tea farm, bringing ancient, sustainable farming techniques back to life while lifting up an impoverished community.
'Femivores' have made DIY domesticity cool. But critics who blame feminism for obesity and fast food have it wrong.
Europe will enforce the world's first continent-wide ban on insecticides blamed for the dramatic disappearance of the honeybee.
Here is an update from Miranda Gibson about life on the ground, after arson forced her from the trees she protected for nearly 15 months.
That "pure mountain spring water" from the store is usually just tap water—or worse. Here's a look at the shady $22 billion bottled water industry, and what we're really drinking.
Forget the four out of five dentists who recommend Trident — try the 97 percent of scientists who say climate change is real and we are "very likely" the cause.
Designer Aaron Mickelson wants to solve the problem of excess packaging, by creating products that have no packaging at all.
Wildfires in the United States will be at least twice as destructive by 2050, according to some of the nation's top scientists.