Environment

From climate action to environmental science, how to understand our home—and preserve it.


At 2.124 million square miles, the Amazon is the world’s biggest rainforest. Despite the Amazon’s significance, it is suffering from deforestation. Since 1978, over 289,000 square miles of Amazon rainforest have been destroyed.
Approximately 70 billion animals are farmed for food around the world every year. Around two-thirds, which is almost 50 billion animals, are raised in intensive factory farms. In the U.S., 99 percent of meat, dairy, and eggs come from factory farms. According to data from the Sentience Institute, a social justice think tank, factory farms […]
Netflix’s true crime miniseries, Tiger King explored the life of zookeeper Joe Exotic. Now, the Oklahoma zoo featured in the hit documentary is closing to the public. Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, previously owned the park. Jeffrey Lowe, who was also featured in the Netflix documentary, now operates the zoo. Exotic is […]