Climate change killed almost 90% of the baby coral in the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef’s future is bleak.

More than 20 African countries are planting a 8,000-km-long ‘Great Green Wall’

Finally a ‘wall’ we can all support.

How Colony Collapse Disorder Affects Honeybees and Humans

Between 30 percent and 90 percent of honeybee hives disappeared virtually overnight.

An amphibian fungus has caused the worst mass extinction in recent history

This gruesome fungus has infected 6.5% of all known amphibians — and it’s incredibly scary.

It’s official: single-use plastics have been banned in the EU

Today’s vote is “essential in order to protect the marine environment and reduce the costs of environmental damage attributed to plastic pollution in Europe.”

Major oil corporations spent $1 billion on climate lobbying against Paris Agreement-related regulations

Big oil has been all about double standards these past couple of years.

Britain is going through a “widespread loss” of pollinating insects, study reports

Not good!

Ancient trash suggests climate change helped drive the Byzantine Empire into the ground

No army can fight on an empty belly. Neither can an empire.

The biggest impact to reducing your carbon footprint is having fewer children

Next up is living car-free, avoiding airplane travel, and turning vegetarian.

Largest T. rex skeleton ever found lived in Canada up to its early 30s

It was probably really polite and liked hockey, too.

Queen bumblebees take long breaks in the grass after hibernating

Researchers say that you should help queen bees if you see them exhausted on the ground, by providing a teaspoon of sugary water.

The tallest tree in the world is higher than the Statue of Liberty

California’s redwood forest has the tallest trees in the world. Let’s see why.

New method spots counterfeit food and medicine for cheap, by filming how it freezes

Be sure to post it on Instagram, too! #lunch #realfood

New process can make hydrogen fuel out of seawater without destroying the devices

This was a VERY real issue up to now.

Short-term exposure to air pollution may be deadly for people with asthma

A few days’ exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with increased risk of death from asthma.

Our ships carry invasive species, not just trade — and it is rapidly getting worse

Your package has arrived sir, it seems to be a pair of socks. The zebra mussel is on the house.

Fossil Friday: Newly-found fossil teeth solve ancient monkey mystery

Take a bite out of this story.

Scientists discover the first coral reef off the Italian coast

It’s less vibrantly colored than tropical reefs but it is still stunning (and fragile).

The amazing Lyrebird can not only mimic other birds, but also chainsaws, theme songs, and car alarms — anything, basically

Meet the incredible lyrebird from Australia. And you thought parrots were cool….

Solar and wind supply more than 10% of electricity in 18 US states

More and more states are benefitting from solar and wind.