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Plastic waste in Pacific Ocean washed up on Hawaii beach - in pictures

The Great Pacific garbage patch is one of the world’s least talked about environmental disasters. At Kamilo beach in Hawaii, Sophie Thomas from the Royal Society of Arts has documented pieces from the patch washed up on land, including discarded bottles, toothbrushes and toys


Earth is on track for a mass extinction, and humans are to blame, study says

Today's animal species are disappearing at a rate up to 100 times higher than they did in the past <b>--</b> and humans are responsible, a new study warns.<p>Since the year 1500, at least 338 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish have become extinct, researchers reported Friday in the …


Worldwide deforestation has more than halved since 1990, but...

Some good news for a change!<p>A recent report by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO, they love their acronyms) provides us with …

Amazon deforestation leaps 16 percent in 2015

1/2<p>Amazon rainforest deforestation<p>Illegal logging in the Amazon threatens 57% of the forest's 15,000 tree species.

Educational environmental video for kids

Plastic bags -- Ending our addiction

Environmental pollution Animation YouTube

Human Affect On The Environment Wake Up call

How Climate Change is Killing Hundreds of Endangered Florida Manatees

A staggering number of Florida manatees have died this year, making 2013 the deadliest year yet for these gentle sea giants. In total, 769 manatees …

The human impact on this Earth

How Humans Affect the Environment

Human activities that threaten biodiversity