Earth’s insect population shrinks 27 percent in 30 years

“Ongoing decline on land at this rate will be catastrophic for ecological systems and for humans,” said Michigan State University expert Nick Haddad. KENSINGTON, Maryland — The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, according to researchers whose big picture study of global bug decline paints […]

When Plastic Bags Get the Sack

Banned plastic bags hurt marine life but have smaller environmental footprint than more durable carriers Read more…    

Starbucks Tests New Cup That Is Easier to Recycle

Starbucks is testing out a new cup. It’s hoping you won’t notice. On Monday, the coffee chain started trialing a new recyclable and compostable cup in some locations in New York, San Fancisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver. The new version of the cup is still made from paper, and should look and feel the same […]