Complaints Curb Fee Hikes … For Now April 27, 2018

Last year, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proposed raising the entrance fee for seventeen of the most popular national parks—and we’re not talking

Challenge Accepted: What’s Being Banned? March 16, 2018

Hey Kids! This is a brand new section of Xyza called, “Challenge Accepted!” What’s this section all about? We’re sharing some

Can Animals Get Homesick? March 9, 2018

The answer: absolutely. Similar to humans, animals can get homesick. Humans can feel sad and express a yearning to go home. Animals, on the other hand

Plastic Straws—You’re Not Welcome March 2, 2018

No more single-use plastic straws, stirrers, or cutlery! That’s right. Many environmental groups have been talking about the negative impact of stra

You’re Banned! March 2, 2018

This week, a top court in Germany issued a ruling that allowed cities to ban the use of diesel cars. Wait, ban an entire category of cars? What exactl

A Signature Shrinks a Bear and a Staircase … Now What? December 8, 2017

With the stroke of a pen, President Trump shrunk the size of Bear Ears National Monument by over eighty percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante National

Dinner Table Conversation: If National Parks Could Talk, Would They Raise Their Entrance Fees? November 16, 2017

In the United States, National parks are a source of pride. Hundreds of millions of people visit the parks each year to enjoy the vast expanses of bea

Smog, Smog, Go Away … Don’t Come Back Another Day November 16, 2017

What happens when there is so much pollution, or smog, in the air that it makes people sick? Governments will take certain actions to try and keep peo

Scientists Have a Beef With Beef October 26, 2017

You’ve probably figured it out by now that small actions can make a big impact. For example, by bringing a reusable bag to the store instead of aski