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Composting human bodies to turn them into soil will soon be legal in one US state — part of a growing green death trend
Washington state is legalizing human composting, an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional burial and cremation methods.
Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land
Scientists found billion-year-old fossil fungi in the Canadian arctic, the oldest on record. It could reveal clues about how life migrated to land.
Amazon employees were miffed at Jeff Bezos’ response to their climate-change proposal: ‘This is not the kind of leadership we need’
Despite the cold-shoulder from their boss, they aren't giving up. They want their company to be a climate change leader, not a contributor.
10 other-worldly photos that capture the surprisingly complicated process of turning New York subway cars into coral reefs
Over the course of two years, photographer Stephen Mallon captured the complicated process of turning New York City subway cars into coral reefs.
As more carbon dioxide accumulates in the atmosphere, that leads pollen counts and distribution to increase as well, making allergies worse.
McDonald's commissioned the project to pay homage to its restaurants in Sweden with beehives on their rooftops.
Ice sheets are melting far faster than we thought — in a worst-case climate breakdown, coastal cities like New York and Shanghai would be swampe...
Scientists have underestimated how much sea levels will rise by 2100. A new study shows that oceans could rise by 6.5 feet, swamping coastal cities.
Only 80,000 koalas remain in the world, rendering them ‘functionally extinct’ — another victim of the 6th mass extinction
According to the Australian Koala Foundation, there are only 80,000 koalas left on the continent. The marsupials may now be "functionally extinct."
The inside story of how the Silicon Valley burger startup Impossible Foods is going global after its sizzling Burger King debut
To create the Impossible Burger 2.0, the company had to change the recipe. One tweak that could be controversial involves using genetically modified soy.
Scientists found 414 million pieces of trash on these tiny islands in the Indian Ocean — more proof that the plastic problem is out of control
Researchers have discovered that the beaches of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands are drowning in trash. They found 414 million pieces of plastic debris.