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First Bumble Bee Finally Gets the Endangered Species Protection it Desperately Needs
March 24, 2017 09:39 AM - Alicia Graef, Care2
A bumble bee that is quickly disappearing will finally get the protection it needs under the Endangered Species Act.
Global CO2 Levels Stay Flat for a Third Year
March 23, 2017 09:00 AM - Steve Williams, Care2
Data shows that global CO2 emissions have remained roughly the same for the third year in a row. Although that’s good news for the fight against climate change, it’s important to put this data in perspective.
New UN Report Blames Pesticides for Food Insecurity
March 17, 2017 10:21 AM - Katherine Martinko, Care2
The United Nations says it’s time to overturn the myth that pesticides can feed the world and come up with better, safer ways of producing our food.
The UK's Drop in CO2 Emissions Shows the Power of Carbon Taxes
March 14, 2017 08:24 AM - Steve Williams, Care2
A new analysis indicates that the UK’s CO2 output is at a record low, and it’s largely down to one major action: a reduction in coal use.
Why Are Giant Pandas Black and White?
March 10, 2017 12:46 PM - Melissa Breyer, Care2
The giant panda’s graphic pattern has stumped biologists for years … now they have an answer.
Chicago Records No Snow in January and February for the First Time in 146 Years
March 9, 2017 09:38 AM - Lorraine Chow, Care2
Chicago—a city well known for its windy and snowy winters—is experiencing some unusually warm weather. For the first time in 146 years, there was no documented snow on the ground in January and February, according to the local National Weather Service.
U.S. Is Polluting Less, So Why Is Our Air Smoggier Than Ever?
March 8, 2017 01:09 PM - Kevin Mathews, Care2
The United States has managed to reduce the amount of air pollution it produces, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at and breathing in the air. That’s because pollution created in Asia is gradually making its way across the Pacific Ocean to the western hemisphere.
According to research published in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics journal, up to 65 percent of the newly created smog in the U.S. has actually drifted over from Asia. The country’s western states are most vulnerable to the increase in ozone due to their proximity to the continent.
Solar-Powered Water Wheels Prevented 1 Million Pounds of Trash From Entering Baltimore Harbor
February 27, 2017 09:06 AM - Lorraine Chow, Care2
Meet Mr. Trash Wheel and Professor Trash Wheel—a pair of floating, solar and hydro-powered trash interceptors keeping Baltimore’s waters clean. These frankly adorable trash wheels can collect as much as 38,000 pounds of debris in a single day.
Manhattan-Sized Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica
February 24, 2017 10:41 AM - Julia Travers, Care2
Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier lost another large chunk of ice at the end of January. The section of ice that broke off the glacier on the western coast of Antarctica was roughly the size of Manhattan. It was 10 times smaller than the piece the same glacier sloughed in July 2015.
Why a Southern California Refinery Explosion Could Kill Thousands
February 17, 2017 02:58 PM - Laura Goldman, Care2
One morning in February 2015, I felt a rumble. Was it an earthquake? No. It was an explosion at the ExxonMobil oil refinery a few miles away. The refinery is located in the middle of a residential area of Torrance, Calif.