In early May, California decided that new homes built after 2020 must have solar power. It is the first US state to make a rule like this. The decision could have big effects.
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People in southern England are being warned to look out for a hairy caterpillar. The caterpillar looks beautiful, but its hairs carry a poison that can hurt or even kill people.
Tourists in Australia are being warned not to feed the kangaroos. Not only is human food bad for the kangaroos, it is also causing the kangaroos to attack humans.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted on Thursday, followed by a big earthquake on Friday. Lava has been shooting out of cracks in the ground in an area where many people live.
Scientists at Curtin University in Australia say that the world's oldest known spider has died. The trapdoor spider, known as "Number 16", was 43 years old.
The US Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect health and the environment in the US. Now the EPA and its leader are facing problems.
Countries around the world are having a hard time dealing with water shortages. Here's a look at recent problems in South Africa, Mozambique, and Iran.
In 2016, scientists found a tiny life form that could "eat" plastic. Now other scientists have figured out a way to make that bacteria eat plastic even faster.
Earth Day is a day set aside to remind people to protect our planet. This year, the main idea of Earth Day is to get people to use less plastic.
A group in London has made a list of reptiles that are in danger. These animals are weird and wonderful, and may not last long if they are not protected.