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SeaWorld and OCEARCH Join Forces to Protect World’s Oceans and Marine Animals

SeaWorld and OCEARCH Join Forces to Protect World’s Oceans and Marine Animals

motherearth January 25, 2018 0

Today marks the official kick off of a partnership between two conservation leaders that is focused on the global protection of marine animals and the world’s oceans. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., a leader in animal

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Scientists Find a 35-Million-Year-Old “Mordor Under The Sea” Near Australia

Scientists Find a 35-Million-Year-Old “Mordor Under The Sea” Near Australia

motherearth January 24, 2018 Comments Off on Scientists Find a 35-Million-Year-Old “Mordor Under The Sea” Near Australia

Scientists have discovered the remains of a vast stretch of underwater lava flows off the coast of Australia, a submerged, hidden landscape not unlike the charred realm of Mordor depicted in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series

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Two Boys in Iowa Have Been Charged With Killing Half a Million Honeybees

Two Boys in Iowa Have Been Charged With Killing Half a Million Honeybees

motherearth January 24, 2018 Comments Off on Two Boys in Iowa Have Been Charged With Killing Half a Million Honeybees

The bees never stood a chance. In the bitter chill of Iowa’s winter, freezing temperatures became deadly for half a million of the exposed pollinators, whose hive homes were destroyed by vandals over Christmas.

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New Data Shows Solar Energy Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry

New Data Shows Solar Energy Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry

motherearth January 24, 2018 Comments Off on New Data Shows Solar Energy Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry

Solar energy isn’t just a tool to reduce emissions and help slow climate change — it’s a job creator. According to the most recent National Solar Jobs Census published by The Solar Foundation, the industry creates more jobs

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Flat-Earth Rocketeer Says He Will Launch in Two Weeks

Flat-Earth Rocketeer Says He Will Launch in Two Weeks

motherearth January 23, 2018 Comments Off on Flat-Earth Rocketeer Says He Will Launch in Two Weeks

“Mad” Mike Hughes, a flat-Earth conspiracy theorist, appears to have a new rocket and a new launch date for his mission to prove our oblate spheroid world is actually a disc. (It isn’t, and

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This Mysterious Tree Appears to Kill Birds Just For The Heck of It

This Mysterious Tree Appears to Kill Birds Just For The Heck of It

motherearth January 20, 2018 Comments Off on This Mysterious Tree Appears to Kill Birds Just For The Heck of It

It’s not unusual for plants to stick, prick, or entangle their seeds into some hapless animal that steps too close in search of a meal or a place to rest. But one genus of

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Science Says You Can Catch The Flu Just By Breathing, So There’s That

Science Says You Can Catch The Flu Just By Breathing, So There’s That

motherearth January 20, 2018 Comments Off on Science Says You Can Catch The Flu Just By Breathing, So There’s That

During flu season, you probably already know a few key things you should do to try keep the beast at bay: Keep washing your hands, be super careful about sharing snacks or drinks, cover

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SpaceX’s Latest Mission Prepares To Make History

SpaceX’s Latest Mission Prepares To Make History

motherearth January 19, 2018 Comments Off on SpaceX’s Latest Mission Prepares To Make History

When the world’s most powerful rocket leaves the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida sometime over the next few weeks, odds are good that its maiden voyage will fall well short

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Nike Targets 100% Renewable Energy in North America

Nike Targets 100% Renewable Energy in North America

motherearth January 19, 2018 Comments Off on Nike Targets 100% Renewable Energy in North America

Nike has this week announced the signing of its second major wind contract with Avangrid Renewables. The virtual power purchase agreement (PPA) is good for 86 megawatts of Texas wind power. “This agreement enables us

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Here’s Exactly What’s Inside a Tide Pod & Why You Shouldn’t Eat Them

Here’s Exactly What’s Inside a Tide Pod & Why You Shouldn’t Eat Them

motherearth January 19, 2018 Comments Off on Here’s Exactly What’s Inside a Tide Pod & Why You Shouldn’t Eat Them

The fact that in 2018 something like this needs to be said is absurd to say the least, however, it must be done: do not eat Tide Pods! The viral “challenge” of eating a Tide Pod has

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