The new women's clothing label Zady is selling garments and an idea — sustainably-made fashion.
You may have heard of the slow food movement. But have you heard of the slow fashion movement? It's all about clothes that are built to last and are better for the environment.
Tourists on a sailboat
American tourists are expected to flock to Cuba once travel restrictions are lifted. That may be bad news for this "accidental Eden."
NOAA researchers haul up hydrophone
An underwater recorder submerged at the bottom of the Mariana Trench captured sounds of whales, ship propellers and earthquakes above.
Butterflies cluster on a tree
Migratory monarchs have covered 10 acres of forest at their winter sanctuary site in southern Mexico this year. That's way up from last year.
The White House
The world is watching the US presidential election process, and not just to see if a billionaire real estate tycoon can win the White House. The future of international climate change policy hangs in the balance.
The otherworldliness of Namibia.
The movie won six Oscars. It was filmed in the Namib Desert. But while parts of Namibia have the look of a wasteland, this rugged exterior hosts a fragile ecosystem.
Partially demolished houses in the Vila Autodromo slum with the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in the background in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Six months to go until the 2016 Rio Olympics. How close is Brazil on fulfilling the promises made to attract the event?
Independent research organization Climate Central has released a map comparing the amount of coastal flooding caused by humans versus natural causes — following a study saying we are living with the fastest sea-level rise in 28 centuries.
Ample streets signs mark pedestrian crossings in Stockholm.
Cities across the US, and the globe, are adopting Sweden’s model for road safety. It’s called “Vision Zero” — no loss of life on the roads is acceptable.
A "Water Pickup" sign points to a bottled water distribution center in Flint, Michigan in January. In an effort to save money, state officials running Flint's affairs implemented changes to the city's water system that resulted in widespread lead contamin
The water crisis gripping Flint, Michigan has exposed thousands of the city’s residents to dangerous lead levels. But Flint is hardly unique. Many other American cities have faced lead contamination in water supplies, and an expanding list of common substances, including some pesticides and flame retardants, may also be linked to significant developmental and neurological problems. Get the latest on this largely hidden crisis at a live forum from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, PRI’s The World and WGBH.

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