The governments of 187 countries agreed to limit international plastic movement — but the US is not among them

It’s good news, with a bad twist.

Tortoises divorce after 115 years together

A love story comes to an end.

AI fail: Chinese driver gets fine for scratching his face

Uhm, what now?

Plant-based diets are best for your heart

Another study supports plant-based diets.

Want to fight climate change? Eat less beef and lamb, new report concludes

It’s probably not what you want to hear — but it’s what needs to be done.

These “Night-Sky” petunias look like they hold galaxies in their petals

There’s something very cosmic about these earthly flowers.

Milk sales drop by $1 billion, while plant-based alternatives continue to surge

Is this the post-milk generation?

Japanese committee says gene-edited foods “safe to eat”

Would you consume GMO foods?

Great Coral Reef hit by massive surge of muddy water — visible from satellite

This is just adding more salt to the wound.

New device makes it easy to see when water has too much fluoride

This could be very important for developing countries.

More companies are giving employees food — but it’s often unhealthy

Employers should be more aware of what food they bring to the workplace.

The planetary diet: here’s what you need to eat to save the planet

Want to stay healthy and save the world? Here’s how.

You burn more calories in the afternoon than in the morning

A story about metabolism, circadian rhythms, and calories.

Scientists zoom in on Mongolia’s oldest cheese production

2,000 years before the Mongolians conquered Asia and Europe, they conquered dairy-making.

Veganism can improve mental health and reduce diabetes risk factors

Don’t throw your dairy away just yet, though.

Earth’s last wilderness areas may soon be lost, study warns

Things don’t look good, but we can still protect what we have if we take immediate action.

Humpback whales stop their song when human vessels make noise

Here’s another way we’re disrupting wildlife.

European Union bans single-use plastic

Great news from Europe!

The smell of lavender really is relaxing, study confirms

There’s a bit of science to lavender’s magic.

Even small gifts can convince customers to buy, new study reveals

The problem, as it so often happens, lies with the bosses.