The Pacific Ocean is becoming caffeinated

While the concentrations aren't exactly espresso-level, it's still cause for concern.


Instead of cleaning up lake, dumbasses dye it blue

Lake Delton, in the Wisconsin Dells, has been looking a little like your mom: hard-used and fungusy. Algae overgrowth gave the lake a greenish cast, and made it appear less-than-healthy to swim in. The solution, …


Romney suggests EPA worry about symptoms of pollution, not causes

We weren't going to tell you which presidential candidate said this, but we think you probably would have guessed.


The environment is trying to ruin the Olympics again

It's like Mother Earth doesn't want us to have fun for some reason.

Are more colorful lobsters a bad sign?

More and more unusually colored lobsters are being reported, as stocks in Maine spike and those in Connecticut plummet.


Jeremy’s iron will: On-screen villain plays the good guy in anti-waste doc

In a new documentary, "Trashed," Jeremy Irons explores the toxic effects an endless worldwide buildup of waste has on our health and environment.


Seriously mindblowing photo of toxic spill damage in Hungary

Photographer Palíndromo Mészáros has a whole series of photographs documenting the aftereffects of a 2010 toxic aluminum spill in Hungary. They’re all pretty staggering, but this one in particular really messed with our heads. This is …


Fox News thinks pollution is good for the planet

Fox News is now apparently telling viewers that pollution helps forests grow.

Scientists make depressing discovery about oceanic plastic pollution using depressing research technique

One of the best ways to gauge the extent of plastic pollution is by slicing up dead birds, some of whom were killed by the plastic.