Eye-Opening VR Experiences That Connect You to Nature
VR might be known as the hot new thing in the video game world, but it has endless opportunities.
Olivia Rodrigo Proves Fashion Can Be “Good 4 U” and the Planet, Too!
Popstar Olivia Rodrigo is doing a lot with her "Drivers License," including driving change in fashion's environmental impact.
Elon’s “Musk See Tweet”
Tesla is opening its gates to allow 3rd party vehicles to use their charging stations. What does this mean for the future of EVs?
How You Can Help Protect Sea Turtles
6 out of 7 sea turtles around the world are endangered. Luckily, there are easy and effective solutions to help them.
Help the Earth Rise Up with Amanda Gorman
Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S history. Learn more about the budding solutionist right here.
How Art Can Inspire Action/ Make an Impact
Art can be one of the most influential aspects of a movement. Learn the history and the future of art's role in culturing solutions.
Making a Difference; One TikTok at a Time
How is Sabrina Wisbiski changing the way we find sustainable alternatives?
Global Citizen Brings Together BTS, The Weeknd, Billie Eilish, and More to Defend the Planet
Global Citizen is an international education organization hosting their annual event with some of your favorite music stars!
Music and Mums: Does Music Affect Plant Growth?
Fact or Myth: Can music actually affect plant growth? Let's find out.
What Entrepreneurship Means to Me
Entrepreneurship means something different for everyone. Learn from Planet Home writer Catherine on what being an entrepreneur means to her.
Tesla’s Tech Tiles: Hidden in Plain Sight
Tesla is doing a lot more than just cars. Their next endeavor could change the way we live forever.
Summer Essentials for a Planet-Friendly Lifestyle
Planning a beach day soon? Make sure you're prepared by checking out our list of our favorite summer essentials.
10 Books for Living Better for the Planet
Looking for your next read? We've got you covered.
Is Going Gluten-Free Healthier for You and the Planet?
What are gluten-free options and why are they important for our planet's health?
How a Green Building in Seattle is Shaping the Future
Seattle's Bullitt Center is as innovative as buildings come, let's dive into some of the reasons why.
Best Deep Sea Documentaries to Dive Into
Check out some of the best ocean documentaries available now, highlighting our planet's greatest wonders.
Top 3 Best Fruits & Veggies to Grow in New England
Learn from a New England resident themselves!
How Can a Single Bracelet Help Save the Oceans?
Dorsal bracelets are doing big things to improve how we can support our oceans.
LEGO Launches Plant-Based Botanical Collection
The LEGO botanical collection is changing up the way we play.
National Clean Beaches Week: Your Questions, Answered
Clean Beaches Week is from July 1-7. Follow us on Instagram for daily facts and challenges!
How Wildlife Cameras are Keeping the West Coast Safe
How are wildlife cameras revolutionizing the way we detect fires?
Planet Home’s Top 10 Summer Travel Tips
Summer's here! Where is your next trip planned?
How Mari Copeny Brought Clean Water to Flint, Michigan
Mari Copeny (born July 6, 2007), also known as Little Miss Flint, is a youth activist from Flint, Michigan, focused on their ongoing water crisis.
Act Natural: Discovering Modern Solutions by Mimicking Nature
How can we use nature to discover solutions to our own problems?
World Rainforest Day 2021: How to Celebrate
What does World Rainforest Day mean for our planet?
Pop (Solar) Powerhouse Lorde is Back: Why We Love Her New Single “Solar Power”
Lorde is bringing renewable energy and eco-consciousness to pop music - and we love to see it!
Public Transit Helps Your Wallet and The Planet!
What does the future of public transportation look like? How can we enjoy and support it right now?
Water You Drinking Today? Diving in with a Local Water Guru
Earlier in April I had a fantastic talk with Declan Devine from the Neponset River Watershed Association.
How to Have a Fun Summer 2021
Summer 2021 is right around the corner. Here are some awesome tips to make the most of it!
How This Student-Entrepreneur’s App Supports Clean Transit
Maggie Bachenberg is the founder of Pointz, the app on a mission to create a safer world for cyclists and all those who want to move better.
Tech For Good: The Future of AI in Healthcare
AI might make some people nervous, but could it be the key to revolutionizing the healthcare industry in the near future?
How to Celebrate World Oceans Day
World Oceans Day is to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean.
The Lilies: How Monet Brings Nature Close to Home
How did Claude Monet express his appreciation and understanding of nature through his art?
World Environment Day 2021: Everything To Know
Mark your calendars! World Environment Day is this June 5th.
How Artist Chris Jordan is Flipping Earth’s Narrative
Chris Jordan is an American artist, photographer and film producer based in Seattle, Washington. The goal of his work is to inspire others to take action for the planet.
How to Make a Positive Impact with Your Daily Coffee Fix
How can we make a positive impact on the planet through the coffee we choose to drink?
Exciting Innovations in Public Transport Coming Your Way
Countries around the world are investing in clean transport, from electric trains to solar powered bus stations.
EVs I’m Most Excited About
Check out some of the most exciting upcoming electric vehicles for 2021.
I’m Missing the NY Stars
Have you ever gone star-gazing? The night sky is a great reminder of our planet's wonders.
How Public Transit Saves Me Money and Helps Our Planet
More change in your wallet can also bring positive change for the planet!
5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Party
Having your first post-vaccine party? These money-saving tips are also eco-friendly.
Vegan Alternatives that are Better than the Originals!
Looking for some delicious vegetarian options? We've got you covered!
The Beginner’s Guide to Ocean Stewardship
Our ocean needs us! Here's how you can help.
How We Can Use Food Waste for Energy
Learn how food waste is being used for solar energy (yes, really!)
Netflix’s Kiss the Ground Makes the Link Between Filmmaking and Environmentalism Clearer Than Ever
Kiss the Ground is a full-length documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on an “new, old approach” to farming called “regenerative agriculture” that has the potential to balance our climate, replenish our vast water supplies, and feed the world.
Falling Fearless-ly Back Into Nature
Taylor Swift's "Folklore" and "Evermore" reconnects us to nature in ways we need more than ever.
Why Plastic Straws Aren’t the Real Problem
Straws are just the first step. The battle against plastic continues!
Snacks that Taste Good and Feel Good
What if you could make a positive impact with every trip to your pantry? Here's how!
How to Use Instagram to Inspire Action
Stop scrolling and start inspiring! Here's how you can use Instagram to make an impact.
How the Suez Canal Impacts our Planet
Here's what we got out of the Suez Canal situation (other than memes)
Earth Day Your Way: 10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in 2021
Warm weather is back and just in time for Earth Day!
The Best Furniture for a Stylish & Conscious Home
Furnishing your home is often a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be.
How the Shipping Sector Can Become Our Next Major Earthshot
How can we improve the shipping industry to benefit our planet?
This Plant-Based Product is Nacho Average Cheese
Oakland-based entrepreneur Ashley Kirk has a vegan friendly cheese that's perfect for nachos, mac & cheese, and more!
How to Be a Planet-Friendly New Yorker
Here are some tips for living green in the Big Apple.
Getting Wasted: Recycling at Fordham University
Our latest edition of Getting Wasted dives into Fordham University.
What Can We do about Overfishing Right Now?
What solutions to overfishing are available to us right now?
Electric Vehicles: The Future is Now!
What does the future of electric transportation look like?
What You Need to Know about Reusable Grocery Bags
Reusable grocery bags are an amazing way to help the planet, but only if you use them right...
Bein the Know When it Comes to GMOs
GMOs. What are they? Are they good or bad? Here's what you need to know.
K-Pop Superstars Blackpink Go Green with Climate Action Statement
K-Pop superstars Blackpink call their fans to action in a statement about climate change.
How to Be Eco-Friendly in College
The student life can be hectic, here are some tips to help you along the way, with the planet in mind of course.
How My City Recycles: New Rochelle, NY
Hear from a New Rochelle resident on what makes her town different when it comes to recycling.
What the World Can Learn From Africa’s Earthshots
Africa is doing a lot of things right when it comes to creating a brighter future, for both their people and the planet.
Sustainable Warehousing Solutions: How warehouses can go green
Warehouses aren't the first thing to come to mind when thinking about going green, but their
What Diet is Best For The Environment?
What diets are best for the us and the planet? How can we Eat Better?
Eco-Friendly YouTubers You HAVE to Watch
Here are some of my absolute favorite ethical YouTube channels to watch!
Minimalism: Why it’s About More Than Aesthetics
How can minimalism help us Live Better?
Ode to Oat Milk: The Environmental Benefits of Dairy Alternatives
Dairy alternatives like oat milk and almond milk are growing in popularity. Which is better for your health and the environment?
Planet Home X regen·era rising
Planet Home is collaborating with the Buckminster Fuller Institute and the Design Science Studio to present regen·era rising, a virtual gathering of global creators.
TikTok Challenge Inspires Global Trash Clean-Up
A viral TikTok video is inspiring young people around the world to pick up trash. Planet Home interviewed Daniel Toben to get his story.
What You Need to Know About Ecotourism
Tourism is a great way to see and experience new things. But how do we make sure we aren't harming the places we visit?
This or That: Easy Substitutions for Wasteful Items
You can go with this, or you can go with that...
The Pressing Plastic Problem
How can plastic bricks help us solve our plastic problem?
How Cactus Leather Is Piercing The Fashion Industry
Two entrepreneurs in Mexico have pioneered the process of turning cacti into an animal-free alternative to leather.
6 Subscription Boxes to Make Everyday Life More Eco-Friendly
Subscription boxes are quickly becoming great options for a lot of people during the pandemic.
Singapore Smart City to Reduce Carbon Footprint
What does the smart city of Singapore mean for the future of urban living?
How to Spot Greenwashing
Lots of brands claim to be eco-friendly to attract consumers. Knowing how to spot greenwashing will help you know which brands you can trust.
Which Diet Trend is *Actually* Good for You?
Keto, paleo, pescatarian, vegan. With so many diet trends out there, which is best for your health and the environment?
Should We Eat Less Beef?
Eating less beef has proven health and environmental benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and a smaller carbon footprint.
Make the most out of spring cleaning with these resale sites
Spring is coming, and with it comes major wardrobe changes.
Is Lab-Grown Wood The Solution to Deforestation?
Have you ever considered the amount of resources, energy, and effort that goes into making your wooden furniture?
Environmental Conditions and Food Security
Food security, or having physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food, is becoming increasingly threatened as atmospheric conditions shift.
How Amsterdam’s Economics Could Benefit the Planet
In economics, many discuss the externalities of producing and consuming. An externality is an unintended impact of an action and when discussed in a negative light, usually has to do with degrading the environment.
Bigger Tech, Smaller Footprint
Apple. Microsoft. Tesla. SpaceX. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve heard their names by now.
Top 5 Reasons to Spend Time in Nature
There it is. The dreaded notification confirming that even the computerized Netflix robot has noticed your incessant TV binging.
Green Cities: The Solution to Urban Growth?
The city is an eclectic and lively urban playground. Offering job opportunities, culture, and convenience—it’s not surprising that most of the world has chosen to make the city their home.
Why the Ocean is Important to Me
Hear from Planet Home writer Julianna on what made her fall in love with the ocean.
Biodiversity: A Loss We Can’t Withstand
On this planet, there are millions of species. As staggering as that number may be, there once were even more roaming the planet.
A Love Letter to the Night Sky
From colorful sunsets to starry nights, the sky is a natural beauty that we don't always take the time to appreciate.
How Seaweed Can Reduce Cows’ Methane Emissions
Cows produce methane emissions that harm the atmosphere and our planet. Scientists are addressing the issue - with seaweed!
A Lover Letter to Microbes
Microbes are the origin of all life on Earth. This microbiologist shares her passion for microbes and what they mean to the world.
A Love Letter to Nature’s Little Things
Being locked down during a pandemic has made us appreciate all the little things nature gives us.
A Love Letter to the Ocean, from a Marine Biologist
Julianna fell in love with the ocean years ago. Today, she's a seasoned diver and on track to be a marine biologist.
A Love Letter to America’s Waterways
This love letter is part of Planet Home’s Valentine’s Day series.
How Jellyfish Can Help Us In the Fight Against Plastic Pollution
Jellyfish might be the key to solving our ocean's plastic pollution problems.
A Love Letter to Renewable Energy
Renewable energy has a special place in this chemical engineer's heart.
4 Vegan Fashion Brands You Need to Know About
Being vegan is in style these days. Fashion brands big and small are meeting the moment with vegan-friendly materials and products.
Planet-Friendly PPE: Startup Makes Biodegradable Face Mask
Single-use PPE is polluting our planet, but this startup might just have the answer.