Yessenia Funes, Gizmodo UK

Yessenia Funes

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Past articles by Yessenia:

Rihanna's New Skincare Line Cuts Down on Waste

Plastic is bad, but I can appreciate a new company stepping up to reduce that damage a bit. → Read More

These Satellite Images Show the Final Days of Canada's Last Ice Shelf

Canada lost its last ice shelf last week, but a set of new satellite images show the crack that pushed the shelf to its edge in macabre detail. → Read More

Sea Level Rise Alone Threatens to Crush the Global Economy

The level of damage depends largely on how much higher greenhouse gas emissions go. → Read More

Coronavirus Has Me Thinking Way Too Much About My Bar Soap

Well, as it turns out, I’ve been paranoid for nothing. → Read More

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Wrecking the Planet

Don't leave it until the Day After Tomorrow. → Read More

Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City as the Current One Sinks Into the Sea

Parts of Jakarta are already below sea level, and by 2050 the city could be permanently flooded. → Read More

'Almost Everything Is Destroyed': Cyclone Idai Leaves Mozambique's Fourth-Largest City in Ruins

So far, agencies estimate that the cyclone has impacted about 850,000 people in Malawi and Mozambique—half of whom are children. → Read More

Scientists Capture Rare Footage of Mysterious 'Type D' Killer Whale, Possibly a New Species

“The fact that there’s such a distinct, unique, and different type of killer whale swimming in the Southern Ocean about which we know practically nothing is inspiring and awesome all at the same time.” → Read More

The Great Barrier Reef's Secret Climate Change Weapon Is This Switzerland-Sized Meadow of Seagrass

Seagrass: the unsung hero of the Great Barrier Reef. → Read More

Behold the Amazing Sea Life Argentina’s New Marine Reserves Will Protect

More and more Latin American countries are taking steps to protect their beautiful landscapes and ecosystems, which lets us all enjoy the wonders these new marine protected areas hold. → Read More

This Simple Video Game Shows You How to Sort Your Trash

If only my old uni flatmates had played a few rounds of this. → Read More

Scientists Just Rescued One of the Last Sumatran Rhinos to Save the Entire Species

These rhinos need saving – and so do the rest of their relatives throughout Asia and Africa. → Read More

The Scientists Who Spend Their Summers Hunting for Whale Poo

It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it. → Read More

The Best Way to Remove Invasive Species? Greedy Goats

Goats as a weapon against invasive species are catching on around the U.S. → Read More

These Award Winning Photos Capture Nature's Most Mesmerising Patterns

Nature hides patterns everywhere. The key is knowing where to look. → Read More

The Strongest Storm of the Year Shook Southeast Asia This Weekend

Tropical Storm Mangkhut has left at least 64 people dead in the Philippines, as well as heavy flooding and dangerous landslides. → Read More

RIP, Young Orca J-50

After a long health battle, the famous killer whale sadly passed away last Thursday. → Read More

Cute Blue Bird From Rio Now Believed to Be Extinct in the Wild

The Spix’s macaw is one of eight bird species confirmed or likely extinct in the wild, possibly due to deforestation. → Read More

Why Hawaii Is Burning Its Massive Mangrove Trees

The trees are invasive there—and they’re pushing out native flora and fauna that have called the islands home for much longer than the mangrove has. → Read More

Meet the Canadians in Oil Country Opposing a Huge Pipeline Project

“There is this dominant narrative in our province that we are just all for oil and gas expansion...And we know that that’s completely false.” → Read More