Sargassum provides habitat for hundreds of species and food for turtles. But when it chokes the coastline, it’s a sea-life killer that smothers shallow-water habitats.
Despite what you may have read in a few viral Twitter threads, animal leather is not more sustainable than vegan leather.
Animal agriculture is the primary source of nutrient pollution to Great Lakes waters. Yet billions spent on clean up strategies aren’t working.
The global dairy industry is responsible for rising rates of water and air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and degraded farmland.
“We’re in an apocalyptic phase for animals in CAFOs.”
Human activities like industrialized animal farming are causing the destruction of ecosystems worldwide, including as many as 1 million plant and animal species.
A UN treaty to protect international waters has been delayed for the fifth time.
Grouse hunting kills hundreds of thousands of animals each year in the U.K. and releases 260,000 tons of carbon.
Sentient Media is launching a new $10,000 fund and training program to support journalists in the Midwest who report on environmental and agricultural issues.
Intensive farming may have made cashmere more affordable, but overgrazing has also led to widespread environmental damage and animal suffering.
Deforestation continues to wipe out the Amazon rainforest at alarming rates — threatening to release climate emissions and wipe out wildlife and Indigenous communities.
The avian influenza is a growing source of concern for Latin American researchers, since its high pathogenicity represents a risk of infection for migratory shorebirds.
University of Oxford researchers examined 57,000 foods and deemed plant-based options better for the environment than meat.
Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, especially clearing land for cattle and soy to feed farmed animals.
A new study shows bees not only experience pain but can make decisions about whether to endure pain for reward.
Animal farming is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, including methane and nitrous oxide.
Researchers say officials must do more to curb overfishing, including curtailing industrial fishing to protect marine life.
While there are many drivers of deforestation, a leading cause is animal agriculture.
Even the most protected parts of the ocean “allow for some degree of extractive use, and some are even completely open to commercial fisheries.”
Water disputes can harm community food systems. But resolving these fights is no simple feat.
Our planet is in trouble. Younger generations, like Generation Z, born between 1997 and 2012, are taking action.
Hunters believe the killing contests help maintain balance in local ecosystems, but advocates say they are often used to protect farming interests.
In the wild, dolphins spend their lives surrounded by other dolphins. But in captivity, life looks very different, and their health often suffers as a result.
Officials say fires burning in the Amazon and Cerrado to clear land for soybean production—the primary ingredient in animal feed—have reached an all-time high.
The illicit trade in wild birds, particularly scarlet macaws and yellow-naped parrots, has put many native species at risk of extinction.
The climate and biodiversity crises are equally important and entirely interconnected. But experts say the media isn’t giving biodiversity the attention it deserves.
For years, he inspired curiosity and awe for the natural world in ways that no other television presenter had done before. But recently, the tone of his films has changed.
A new study finds that as climate change pushes wildlife into closer contact with humans, zoonotic diseases will be able to spread more easily.
The decision was met with backlash from opponents, who favor interventions that address the human side of the problem.
As human activity continues to encroach on the natural world, more and more species are being put in harm’s way.