pollution

New Crush: This Newly-Discovered Plastic-Eating Bacteria

This bacteria is the hero we littering heathens need but don’t deserve.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 11, 2016 - 1:30 pm

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

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

Get Everyone At BP A Copy Of This Calendar, Stat

This new calendar for the Surfrider Foundation shows bikini-clad girls posing on totally gross, polluted beaches. The idea is to raise awareness about the importance of preserving our beaches and…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 29, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Are Your Jeans Responsible For Polluting China’s Pearl River?

Pollution of the Pearl River has long posed a problem for China’s ecosystem; however, the degree of contamination has become twice as bad since 2007. One reason, according to a…

Leonora Epstein | April 27, 2010 - 6:50 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Get Happy, Watch An Indecent Cartoon, And Start Recycling

After polling 16,000 people, two researchers found that sex is so important to happiness that we should increase its frequency from once a month to once a week. The happiness…

Catherine Strawn | April 9, 2008 - 12:00 pm