The cardboard you recycle likely makes a 12,000-mile, fossil-fuel-spewing loop at sea (to China and back) in its journey of rebirth…
In his new book Tides, author & conservationist Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides…
Is Apple really doing everything it can about claims of Chinese worker exploitation at its suppliers like Foxconn and Pegatron in China?
Blood of the Tiger: A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save a Magnificent Species takes readers on a wild ride to save one of the world’s rarest animals from a band of Chinese billionaires. Many people think wild tigers are on the road to recovery, but they are in greater danger than ever—from […]
Dear EarthTalk: What is the Great Green Wall of China? —Jacob Williston, Tempe, AZ Unlike the Great Wall of China, a 5,000-mile fortification dating back to the 7th century BC that separates northern China from the Mongolian steppe, the Great Green Wall of China — otherwise known as the Three-North Shelter Forest Program — […]
South Africa’s slow uptake of sustainable, renewable energy resources, underlined by its dependency on poorly maintained, fossil-fueled power stations and protracted delays in commissioning two new coal-fired stations, has plunged the country in a series of nationwide blackouts. The move to renewable power, as the government struggled with the principle of loosening its grip on […]
A pangolin, also known as a scaly anteater, is a burrowing mammal found throughout Africa and Asia. This shy and defensive creature spends most of the day feasting on insects using its sticky, 16 inch tongue. When threatened, pangolins will roll into a ball. While this may protect them from animal predators, it has quite […]