Teen Dies from Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba

On June 19, an 18-year-old teen from Ohio died after contracting an infection caused by a rare brain-eating amoeba.


New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.


Will There be more Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Use of plastics ending up in the ocean is increasing exponentially, but awareness and solutions are slowly dawning. We must prevent plastic from dominating the waters.


IKEA Brings Hydroponic Gardening to Your Kitchen

IKEA, well-known for do-it-yourself furniture kits, has now forayed into do-it-yourself hydroponic gardening kits for indoor use.


First Charges Filed Against Officials Behind the Flint Water Crisis

Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.


Two More Deaths Linked to the Flint Water Crisis

In the wake of the Flint water crisis, two more deaths from Legionnaires’ disease have been confirmed, bringing the total up from 10 to 12.


Emails Reveal: As Citizens Drink Contaminated Water, State Workers Drink Bottled During Crisis

Recently-released emails show that the state was working to provide purified water to state office building employees while ignoring the citizens.


300 Plumbers Volunteer to Help Those Affected by Flint Water Crisis

Many people have been coming out in droves to help and support Flint, Michigan, residents affected by the water crisis, including a group of plumbers.


Tribe Donates $10,000 to Help Save Flint, Michigan Residents from Toxic Water

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians from Manistee, Michigan is donating $10,000 to assist in providing clean water to Flint, Michigan residents.


West Coast is Seeing Record Catches Thanks to Environmentalists and Activists

With the help of activists and environmentalists, groundfish that were dying off fast are now returning to the West Coast.


High Lead Levels in Children Spark State of Emergency in Michigan

A state of emergency has been declared in Flint, Michigan, where hundreds of children have tested positive for dangerously high levels of lead.


Senate Votes to Phase out Plastic, Environmentally-Destructive Microbeads in 2017

The U.S. Senate unanimously voted recently to phase out the use of plastic microbeads in soaps, body washes, and other personal care products starting in 2017.


New Desalination Plant Creates 50 Million Gallons of Drinkable Water Daily

The water crisis in California might soon be over due to a $1 billion dollar water desalination plant that was in the works for 20 years.


Will Sugar Soon be Genetically Modified to ‘Help Fight Skin Cancer?’

Will a rare form of sugar known as L-fucose soon be genetically engineered in order to ‘help treat skin cancer?’


California’s Water Crisis Forces Court to Rescind $4.6 Million Water Extraction Fee Refund

A Northern California water district legally charged a smaller competitor millions in extraction fees for drawing water from wells on its own property.


Actor Mark Ruffalo Blasts Monsanto CEO After CBS Interview

Actor Mark Ruffalo got the chance to tell the CEO of Monsanto, Hugh Grant, how horrible Monsanto is for human life and the environment.


Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Nestlé from Stealing 1,838,451,342 Gallons of Water in CA

Environmental groups filed a suit against the United States Forest Service, demanding it stop Nestlé from taking the water.