Batteries Are the Environmental Achilles Heel of Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles at a charging station.

Batteries are the most expensive component of an electric vehicle. If the battery pack is damaged, defective, or simply old, this can lead to the vehicle being written off prematurely. Tesla is even producing 'structural' battery packs described as having 'zero repairability.' (Image: Joenomias via Pixabay)

Squid Fishing Grew by 68 Percent in Just Three Years, Raising Fears the Industry Is Out of Control

Cooked squid.

Almost all of the increase in squid fishing has occurred in unregulated areas, with 86 percent of squid fishing now occurring in places with little or no scrutiny of catch sizes. (Image: Peggy_Marco via Pixabay)

A Guide to Sustainable Living

Young African man with a goatee wearing a white t-shirt with the recycle symbol stands in front of a wooden background.

Sustainable living is about more than just not causing harm to your environment. (Image: Gerasinajulia via Dreamstime)

Incredible Amount of Junk Found in Space

The large amount of space junk surrounding Earth.

The problem of space debris has emerged as a major concern. (Image: WikiImages via Pixabay)

Scientists Track Sudden Disappearance of Antarctic Ice Shelf Lake

Antarctic ice shelf.

Detailed observations enable better understanding of future ice shelf stability. (Image: Gallila-Photo via Pixabay)

8 Eco-Friendly Makeup Swaps That Will Make You and the Earth Happy

Switching over to eco-friendly makeup products and habits can help greatly reduce environmental damage.

Eco-friendly perfume refill. Switching over to eco-friendly makeup products and habits can help greatly reduce environmental damage. (Image: Jullazure via Dreamstime)

15 Eco-Friendly Products That Can Help You Swap Out Single-Use Plastics for Good

Young woman buying bulk foods.

People are coming to realize that the eco-friendly approach is needed to reverse the problem of plastic pollution. (Image: Nataliaderiabina via Dreamstime)

Microplastics in Oregon’s Oysters With Clothing Partly to Blame

Oysters on clam shells.

Tiny threads of plastics are showing up in Pacific oysters and razor clams along the Oregon coast — and the yoga pants, fleece jackets, and sweat-wicking clothing are a source of this pollution. (Image: ArtTower via Pixabay)

Predicting Earthquake Hazards From Wastewater Injection

Gas facilities in Europe.

Europe has not made significant investments in its natural gas infrastructure in recent years in favor of external supplies and alternative forms of energy. (Image: via Pixabay)

The Largest Seaweed Bloom in the World Discovered

Piles of Sargassum seaweed.

Sargassum on Delray Beach in South Florida in May 2019. (Image: Brian Cousin via Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute)