environment

Army halts Dakota Access pipeline, but protesters know their work isn’t done

“With President-elect Trump set to take office in just a few weeks, we are hopeful that this is not the final word on the Dakota Access Pipeline,” a pro-DAPL group…

Lauren Holter | December 5, 2016 - 9:17 am

There’s a coconut shortage in the Caribbean, so chill on the coconut water and oil

You might have to drink less VitaCoco.

Karen Fratti | September 13, 2016 - 3:11 pm

That’s So Leo: Leonardo DiCaprio Took A Private Jet To Accept An Environmental Award

Do we have to be mad at him for this? (The correct answer is, of course. But my heart goes on for Leo and his selfish, evil ways.)

Karen Fratti | May 22, 2016 - 8:45 am

Donald Trump Talking About Hairspray Is The Best (And Worst) Thing You’ll See All Day

If you have two minutes to spare, Donald Trump talking about hairspray is guaranteed to be the best (and probably worst) thing you’ve laid your eyes on all day. I’m personally…

Liz Magee | May 10, 2016 - 8:45 am

Sacrificing Pizza Is Not The Way To Save The Environment

Wood-burning stoves have been (kind of sort of not really) banned in the birthplace of pizza.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm

The Trials And Tribulations Of Hemp In America

Today is Earth Day and Monday was 4/20, which means we’re smack in the middle of a confluence of fascinating issues; specifically, issues surrounding hemp, America’s needlessly illegal and potentially…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Earth Day Edition!

It’s the one day of the year we acknowledge this beautiful planet of ours and all the ways we’ve destroyed it!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 22, 2015 - 5:36 pm

How These Tampons (And Their “Handy Attached Strings!”) Are Cleaning Up Your Drinking Water

The next time a man tries to tell you that hearing about periods is disgusting, just remind him that if he wants a nice tall glass of water to go…

Beejoli Shah | March 31, 2015 - 5:15 pm

NASA Scientist Claims California Has About One Year Of Water Left

Today in apocalyptic sounding headlines, NASA scientist Jay Famiglietti was published in the Los Angeles Times’ op-ed section saying that California has about one year left of water. This has…

Katrin Higher | March 14, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Would You Drink Synthetic Milk?

Vegan scientists in San Francisco (of course) have built a startup (of course) to make synthetic dairy milk. I’m intrigued!

The synthetic milk would be created by inserting…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 28, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Surprise, Surprise: Elite Daily Wants You To Take These White Guy Climate “Brotesters” Seriously

What’s a brotest, you ask? Oh, you don’t ask, because you immediately get the idea? Let this red-Kool-Aid-swilling Reagansexual elaborate anyway:
It derives from when we see evil in

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 26, 2014 - 5:10 pm

Recyclable Paper Coffee Cups Could Make Your Daily Starbucks Run Way More Earth-Friendly

I have a pretty hardcore to-go coffee habit. Every time I buy coffee in a disposable paper cup (which is often), part of me cringes inside at the thought of…

Claire Hannum | July 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm
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