On April 26, 1986 there was an explosion in reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Mijail Gorbachev later admitted that the accident that occurred that night was probably the true cause of the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Climate change has bought about a new perspective to the divide among American Christians. One meteorologist, Paul Douglas, noticed that something was different and so he started talking about climate change.
The Penan, a tribe of nomadic hunter-gatherers, live in the jungle of Borneo, Malaysia. They’re known for their survival skills and for tajem—the deadly poison on their blowpipe hunting darts.
A Radical New Sharing Economy
The slow down in economic activity has increased dissatisfaction toward government institutions while germinating extreme political movements around the world. To make matters worse, scientists are predicting that global warming will produce a mass extinction of life on Earth.
A Documentary About Overfishing
The oceans cover 71% of the surface of the earth and they provide us with the oxygen we need. Under the surface the oceans hold wonders we can scarcely imagine.
How Decades of Illegal Dumping Poisoned Italian Land and People
Campania is a scenic region located in southwestern Italy. The place is famous for the historic city of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and its mouth-watering food..
About 4,800 people die every day from waterborne diseases. The World Health Organization has determined that as much as 80% of the world’s illnesses are caused by people drinking water that is filled with harmful chemicals and toxins.
How China Is Saving the Giant Panda from Extinction
Endangered species don’t have to become extinct if they receive good care. For instance, mother pandas can only rear one child at a time, yet they usually give birth to two.
Kayaking From LA to Tijuana To Fight Tuna Overfishing
These days, if you want to get your message across, you need to think outside the box. This is exactly what Andrew Szabo, an environmental activist and novice kayaker did.
Stop Drilling California
California is best known for a healthy lifestyle, healthy environment, organic agriculture and being on the cutting edge of conservation. But very few people are aware that California is the nation’s third largest producer of oil and gas.
Taking On The Silent Eco Threat From Plastic Microbead Pollution
A team comprised of 14 female researchers hop on a yacht and sail to the Caribbean. When they first made the announcement, there were many chuckles.
Ban Fracking Now
Hydraulic facturing, also known as fracking, raised more debate in New York City than any other issue in recent history. Since 2005, gas companies started leasing land in New York to frack.
Enbridge Oils Line 5 have become a reason for great concern. The twin lines, which measure 20 inches in diameter, are over six decades old and for many they stand for another disaster waiting to happen.
Is Russia's Greatest National Treasure Under Threat?
Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest and deepest lake. It contains 20% of the world’s fresh water, and it is Russia’s biggest national treasure.