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The Woolsey Fire burns in Agoura Hills, California, on November 9, 2018.

California is becoming unlivable, according to science

In the past decade, California has seen a devastating drought, deadly earthquakes and fires, and skyrocketing homelessness.
Tynthia King and Spencer Ingley are among the five people chosen from an applicant pool of 140,000 to travel to Antarctica with Airbnb this December.

Meet the 2 Americans who were chosen from a pool of 140,000 people to spend 10 days on a mini-sabbatical in Antarctica with Airbnb this winter

Tynthia King and Spencer Ingley are among the five people chosen from an applicant pool of 140,000 to travel to Antarctica with Airbnb this December.
Vehicles ply on road amid heavy smog, at NH 9 road, on November 3, 2019 in Ghaziabad, India.

Photos show choking smog in New Delhi, where the air’s so bad that flights had to be diverted and one politician said it’s like a ‘g...

The smog comes from several factors — farmers burning off old crops, vehicle emissions, construction dust, and firecrackers from the Diwali Festival.
The Ocean Cleanup's Interceptor tool in the Klang River in Malaysia.

The 25-year-old trying to rid the world’s oceans of plastic just created a floating garbage truck that collects trash from rivers

The organization hopes to clean 1,000 rivers that contribute to around 80% of the ocean's plastic before the end of 2025.

Birth-control pills could add 10 million doses of hormones to our wastewater every day. Some of that estrogen may wind up in our taps.

Hormones from birth-control pills travel through our showers, toilets, and washing machines to local wastewater facilities.
A customer shops during the grand opening of the Forever 21 flagship store in New York's Times Square, June 25, 2010.

The fashion industry emits more carbon than international flights and maritime shipping combined. Here are the biggest ways it impacts the planet.

The fashion industry is the second-largest consumer of water and the second-largest polluter of water. Here's why.
A customer shops during the grand opening of the Forever 21 flagship store in New York's Times Square, June 25, 2010.

The fashion industry emits more carbon than international flights and maritime shipping combined. Here are the biggest ways it impacts the planet.

The fashion industry is the second-largest consumer of water and the second-largest polluter of water. Here's why.
Bangkok covered in toxic smog on Monday.

Thailand might move its capital somewhere else because Bangkok is getting too busy and is constantly covered in smog

The consideration comes as overcrowding and dense traffic have led to two toxic smog outbreaks in one year.

The US does not have ‘the world’s cleanest and safest air,’ as Trump has claimed. These are the 8 states with the worst air pollutio...

The US ranks 10th worldwide when it comes to air quality. Within the US, California has the worst air pollution.