From rapid urbanization to retreating glaciers, these timelapsed satellite maps capture the drastic changes the Earth's surface has undergone.
Mining provides the critical minerals and metals needed for modern society to function, but planning beyond a mine's life will mitigate its impacts.
Since 1994, the political divide in the United States has only become more extreme. How have American feelings across major issues evolved over time?
Today's stunning visualization depicts the incredible scale of plastic bottle waste accumulated globally in each hour, day, month, year, and decade.
The world is in critical need of palladium. It's a crucial metal in reducing emissions from gas-powered vehicles, and our secret weapon for cleaner air.
Every year, the United States exports almost one million tons of plastic waste, including 'recycled' materials. Where does all of this waste go?
Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic enters the world's oceans – much of it through our river systems. See which rivers are polluting the...
Legal cannabis cultivation emits as much CO2 as 92,660 cars annually. Growing cannabis sustainably can reduce this massive environmental footprint.
This cartogram animation shows the cycle of nature's productivity - which resembles a rhythmic heartbeat over the course of a year.
Water is the world’s most precious commodity. Yet, an estimated $260 billion is lost globally each year from the lack of basic water access and sanitation.