As one of 10 finalists of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge, 12-year-old Anna Du will now get the chance to bring her invention to the seas.
Source: TreeHugger – Genius 6th grader invents infrared device that hunts for ocean microplastics
Creating beauty out of grief, these tree stumps are a memorial and a reminder of how much of an environmental impact our clothing habits can have.
Source: TreeHugger – Artist creates layered tree stumps out of father’s clothing after he passes away
We should stop thinking that technology will save us and realize we have to reduce demand.
Source: TreeHugger – 4 reasons why heat pumps are not going to save the planet
Worrying about how many hours kids spend in front of screens is one thing, but what about the effects of parents’ noses being buried in their phones?
Source: TreeHugger – Parents need to check their own screen time habits
We are! Pollution appears to be causing a distressing trend of malnutrition for Europe’s arboreal citizens.
Source: TreeHugger – What’s making Europe’s trees so sick?
Natural light is free and plentiful and the day is long.
Source: TreeHugger – Turn out the lights at noon for Daylight Hour
Sorry to be such a buzz kill, but we need to talk about this.
Source: TreeHugger – Your iced coffee habit is terrible for the planet
Just when the market for e-bikes was exploding, it gets blown up
Source: TreeHugger – Trump’s tariffs may kill the e-bike revolution
With a $1 million donation, Andrew and Jane Cliffordhope to double the size of the world’s largest cat-free sanctuary.
Source: TreeHugger – Wealthy philanthropists wage war. On cats.
Our photo of the day comes from Australia’s Shiprock aquatic reserve.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Yellowfin visits a candy-colored starburst of coral
This conceptual design for a micro-house in Los Angeles fluidly mixes the indoor with the outdoor.
Source: TreeHugger – Striking 160 sq. ft. Urban Cabin features hidden hanging garden
The secret lies in planning ahead and relaxing once you’re there.
Source: TreeHugger – 7 tips for a successful camping trip with baby
The dual source heat pump uses either the ground or the air as a heat source.
Source: TreeHugger – New heat pump technology heats and cools houses at lower cost
Proctor & Gamble blames it on Millennials not knowing how to do laundry, but it’s more likely that they don’t feel like paying to infuse their clothes with nasty chemicals.
Source: TreeHugger – Fabric softener sales plummet, thanks to disinterested Millennials
Eight billion pounds of partially hydrogenated oils were once used every year in the U.S., but now these have been replaced by healthier oils, although controversy remains.
Source: TreeHugger – Trans fats are now officially banned in U.S.
If only we could buy it in North America.
Source: TreeHugger – Fairphone 2 is the world’s first ethical, modular smartphone
If we’re not all going to go vegan overnight, what else can we do to reduce methane from cows?
Source: TreeHugger – Could beef farmers reduce their methane emissions?
Our photo of the day comes from the High Sierra’s eastern kingdom in California.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Milky Way dazzles the Eastern Sierra
This winning competition entry reactivates an underused public space in Mexico City into a delightful playground for families.
Source: TreeHugger – Spiraling playground structure revitalizes historic city fountain
It’s a moveable feast of cheaper, cooler, greener electricity
Source: TreeHugger – It’s the Blockchain in a box as Nordcoin introduces Mobile Mining Containers