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Earth911 Podcast: Dr. Danielle Bernal on Plant-Based Diets for Dogs

Our guest today, Dr. Danielle Bernal, is a veterinarian at Wellness Natural Pet Food. She recommends switching to plant-based foods…

What Are VOCs and How Can You Avoid Them?

Somewhere around the turn of the century, people began to realize that new car smell is actually an unhealthy combination…

How To Avoid Mercury Exposure & What to Do if It Happens

Mercury is a metal that is liquid at room temperature and which can be toxic to humans and the environment.…

Earth911 Podcast: Dr. Marcus Extavour on the $100M XPRIZE Circular Carbon Network Competition

Dr. Marcus Extavour, chief scientist and executive vice president of the XPRIZE Circular Carbon Network, talks about the state of…

12 Kids’ Books for Eco-Themed Summer Reading

Summer break from school is nearly upon us! It’s time for library summer reading challenges and lazy days in the…

Earth Action: Pick Up Plastic

Earth Day is on April 22 but taking action for the planet shouldn’t be restricted to one day. Earth911 is…

Earth911 Podcast: Wilderness Defender Doug Peacock on Was It Worth It?

Meet Doug Peacock, wilderness warrior, author, and the inspiration for Edward Abbey’s well-known character in The Monkeywrench Gang, George Washington…

Light Up With Energy-Efficient LEDs

LEDs are the darlings of the lighting world. If lightbulbs were in high school, LEDs would be universally popular. They’re…

Is Your City Sinking? The Threat of Rising Sea Levels

The plight of the polar bears is tragic indeed, but if you need charismatic megafauna to make you care about…

Earth911 Podcast: Imperfect Foods’ Maddy Rotman on Eliminating Food Waste

Maddy Rotman, head of Sustainability at Imperfect Foods, a delivery service for sustainably sourced produce and packaged food that would…