Artistic arrangement of unusual-looking vegetables, including carrots and potatoes (© Shutterstock.com)

Working to stop food waste

Learn how U.S. organizations are helping to save food from being wasted, which helps to feed communities and save the environment.
View of Earth from space (State Dept.)

Protecting our planet on Earth Day [video]

This Earth Day, learn what the United States is doing to help mitigate the effects of the climate crisis for a healthier planet.
Image of Earth (© Ixpert/Shutterstock.com)

8 things you can do now to help the Earth

In celebration of Earth Day, here are eight steps you can take in your daily life to be more environmentally conscious.
People sitting in front of three screens showing ocean life above stage (State Dept./Jesse Alpert)

Leaders commit to action at Our Ocean Conference

From April 13–14, leaders from government and private organizations gathered in Palau to discuss the climate crisis and saving the ocean.
Anak-anak bermain di ladang sampah plastik yang luas (© Ben Curtis/AP Images)

U.S. works to reduce plastic pollution

Private and public sectors in the United States are working to combat plastic pollution in landfills and in the ocean. Learn more here.

Invest in our planet on Earth Day [poster]

Earth Day is on April 22. Spend the day thinking about how you can reduce your carbon footprint and support our planet.
Outside view of 3D-printed house with columns (© Rob Osterrmaier/Consociate Media/Habitat for Humanity)

U.S. nonprofit group funds affordable homes made with 3D printers

Habitat for Humanity has funded three 3D-printed houses around the world and hopes to fund more in the future.
2 beluga whales (© Waterframe/Alamy)

U.S. protects endangered species [photo gallery]

Since passing the Endangered Species Act in 1973, the United States has helped save nearly extinct creatures. Meet six of them here.
Large blue ocean wave cresting (© Westend61 GmbH/Alamy)

The United States protects our ocean [photo gallery]

Learn about the upcoming Our Ocean Conference, April 13–14 in Palau, hosted jointly by Palau and the United States.