That study about larvae eating plastic is full of holes

More research needs to be done.

Tapwater around the world is full of microplastics, study reveals

It’s literally everywhere.

Lonely microbes become resistant against antibiotics more quickly

Being lonely makes you more desperate.

Most shark fins and ray gills sold in Vancouver come from threatened, trade-banned species

We’re literally eating the viability of tomorrow’s oceans.

The first new Thorium salt reactor comes online after 40 years

This could be huge.

These are the cities with the worst traffic (continent by continent)

Europe’s and North America’s leaders are quite surprising.

Fish farming could cover our demand for seafood one hundred times over, paper estimates

Something smells fishy… Oh wait, it’s my lunch.

UN declares Somalia polio-free

Soon, we might truly eradicate polio.

The 2017 Earth Overshoot day is here almost a week earlier than last year

That’s, ugh, not good.

Pangolin poaching is driving the species extinct, despite international trade ban

Please stop.

New study maps Europe’s regional carbon footprints, helps us understand how to reduce emissions

Think global, act local.

Only five nuclear explosions are enough to change the climate and trigger a ‘nuclear autumn’

In the case of China’s five-megaton bomb, a single throw is enough to destabilize the planet’s climate.

How much does the Earth and its population weigh?

Humanity is getting more numerous and fatter while planet Earth itself is getting lighter.

Large carnivores like the lion or tiger lost more than 90% of their range in the last 500 years

Humans need room…

One in five bots sharing fake news during France’s presidential election were also involved in the United States’

Oh my, now isn’t this a very strange coincidence?

Environment cuts massive rift between US and the rest of the world

The rift widens — it’s Trump vs the world.

Researchers quantify basic rules of ethics and morality, plan to copy them into smart cars, even AI

Be good, drive good.

Bad beef: Despite pledge, Burger King continues to cause massive deforestation

It’s up to us, the consumers, to make a difference.

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor: ‘We cannot wait to act until the [climate] science has convinced every last doubter’

There’s a big rift between the US and the rest of the world.

Climate-change-induced heat will kill tens of thousands of Americans every year by 2090

Or as the experts call it, Chinese-hoax-induced heat.