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A set of photos shows the difference between the ice on Switzerland's Rhone Glacier between September 2018 (top) and September 2009 (bottom).

People are using the viral ’10-year challenge’ as a stark warning about what’s happening to our planet

The "10-year challenge" that really matters: how melting glaciers, rising seas, and warmer oceans have already changed our planet in the past decade.
A slow shutter speed picture shows lava streaming down from Mount Anak Krakatau during an eruption on July 19, 2018 in Lampung, Indonesia.

Before-and-after photos from space show the collapse of the Indonesian volcano that caused a deadly tsunami

In December, a section of the Anak Krakatau crater collapsed into the ocean, causing a tsunami. These images show what the volcano looks like now.
We should double the amount of vegetables, fruits, and nuts we eat.

Scientists have developed a specific diet that could ‘transform’ the planet and save 11.6 million lives a year, and it involves less red m...

We should double our consumption of vegetables, nuts, fruits, and legumes, and eat half the amount of meat and sugar, according to the report.

The oceans are the hottest they’ve been since we started measuring — which means we should prepare for more disastrous flooding and storms...

New data show that oceans are heating up 40% faster than we thought. Warmer oceans mean higher sea levels and more coastal flooding.
Clouds associated with a major winter storm that is bringing wintry precipitation and chilly temperatures to the US South is seen in an image from NOAA's GOES-East satellite on February 11, 2014.

The government shutdown is putting the US further behind in a weather-forecasting race with Europe

The US government shutdown hasn't impacted your weather forecast, NOAA officials say. But it might hurt experts' ability to improve storm forecasting.
A facility for capturing carbon dioxide from air of Swiss Climeworks AG is placed on the roof of a waste incinerating plant in Hinwil, Switzerland, on July 18, 2017.

A Coca Cola-owned brand will sell sparkling water made with carbon dioxide captured from the atmosphere

Louise Charles, the communications manager at Climeworks, said the sparkling water will hit Swiss stores within the first three months of 2019.
The original litter critter.

An Insta-famous mom is using her platform and adorable ‘litter critters’ to educate her followers about litter

The popular Instagram account @allthatisshe recently launched Project Litter Critter, an initiative to clean up the environment in an adorable way.
Tim Henderson, a "flusher" or sewer technician, holds up a fatberg of grease, oil, and garbage found in the London sewers on December 11, 2014.

A fatberg longer than the Leaning Tower of Pisa is clogging another UK sewer

Fatbergs are masses of hardened fat and household garbage that plug up sewers. A 210-foot-long fatberg was recently discovered in Sidmouth, England.
President Donald Trump speaks while participating in a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes in San Diego, California on March 13, 2018.

Trump’s $5 billion border wall plan could wreak environmental havoc, causing rivers to flood and animals to become ‘zombie species’

As Trump defends his proposed border wall on the national stage tonight, it's important to note how the wall could impact the local environment.
The northern white rhino subspecies is almost extinct.

23 animals that are in danger of disappearing forever

The world's last male northern white rhino recently died this past March — but that's not the only animal in danger of going extinct.