NowThis Earth 

Worldwide activists, NGOs, and government organizations are working towards solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. NowThis Earth tells the stories of individuals who are actively contributing to safeguarding a sustainable environment.

Estimates put U.S. bee colonies at 2.7 million, less than half of what they were at the midpoint of the 20th century. Bees play an important role in our ecosystem, as they are responsible for two-thirds of America’s food supply. Erika Thompson is a beekeeper who rescues Live colonies that have taken up residence in unusual places.

Of every hundred butterfly eggs laid, only one will successfully reach the butterfly stage. Dina Fink is a gardener and butterfly enthusiast. She contributes to the conservation of monarch butterflies, a species under threat, by planting milkweed.

Urban gardener Kevin Espiritu walks through the process of growing your own luffa at home. Espiritu hosts the Epic Gardening YouTube channel, which teaches about sustainability and how to grow your own food.

60% of the world’s coral is threatened by human activity. Researchers at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Insitute are using human fertility techniques to restore damaged coral reefs and stop the loss of biodiversity.