Ruth Gates, coral reef scientist and marine conservationist, dies at 56

She advocated the breeding of a ‘super coral’ that could resist the effects of global warming

Being in nature is a form of self-care for me. Here’s how I manage it living in a city.

It’s also forced me to confront my privilege

This is how London Breed, San Francisco’s mayor, plans to clean up the city’s streets

Breed is the first black woman to run the city

EPA head Scott Pruitt was eating lunch. A teacher approached his table and asked him to resign.

Kristin Mink’s husband recorded the interaction

A Girl Scout’s letters spurred companies to cut down on using plastic straws

She’s also trying to get California to adopt a ‘No-Straw November’ resolution

Rosario Dawson’s quest to save ugly animals

In her latest role, the actress plays a moth