Tackling plastic pollution is the theme of 2018. Stories of animals dying from ingesting plastic are all around the web. Did you ever think that the plastic packaging used for your groceries might be the cause of death for an animal species you love?
Social Media Manager Jordan Simmons establishes EcoWatch's social presence, edits content, maintains partnerships and hunts for the latest trends. She has a B.A. in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and specialized in Latin American history and communications.
Watch to find out the story behind the newly discovered G. leonardodicaprioi, found in the Maliau Basin of Malaysian Borneo.
"Species are like a house of cards, you can't just sort of take one card out of the deck and not expect the deck to crumble," said Dr. Michael Novacek, curator of paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History, in this reality-driven video by Racing Extinction.
As the video above clearly shows, human activity is directly linked to mass extinction of the world's most endangered species.
Watch as renowned film director and co-founder of Oceanic Preservation Society, Louie Psihoyos, explains how "there's this incredible web where we're all connected, and when we start to lose these linchpin species, the environment starts to fail."
Students in Senegal are turning their once bare campus into an area with 400 recycled tables and benches made from 900 car tires and 60 tons of garbage.
It's official! Chris Bertish has completed a journey of a lifetime—a world-first to cross the Atlantic Ocean unaided on a paddleboard.
Hear from the kids of Wilmington, California, who grow up in the shadow of oil wells. This video, second in the series of Stop Fooling California, tells the story of urban oil extraction in Los Angeles.
"Our goal in producing this series is to reveal to the public and the LA City Council the impacts of urban oil extraction on our most vulnerable communities," Sarah Goldman, campaign and digital director, said.
Last night at the Grammys, the 18-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson, Paris Jackson, used her time on stage to support the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) while announcing performances of The Weeknd and Daft Punk.
A wild moose in Sweden struggled for its life after falling through the ice on a frozen lake. Fortunately for the moose, a couple came along and worked 30 minutes to rescue it.