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Nearly 20% of American Families Now Homeschool, Up From 3% Two Years Ago

January 14, 2022 at 8:45 pm




One in five American families now forgo the “free” childcare provided by public schools, in favor of educating their children at home


Luffa Gourds: How to Grow Your Own Sponges

January 11, 2022 at 7:26 pm




Did you know you can grow exfoliating luffa sponges in your garden?

 

Nestlé Admits to Using Actual Slavery on African Cocoa Farms, U.S. Supreme Court Defends It

January 9, 2022 at 1:35 am




“Kidnapped children are held against their will on isolated farms, locked away at night, threatened with beatings, and forced to work long hours even when they are sick,” former child slaves claim in a lawsuit against Nestlé.

 

Hemp Batteries Last 8X Longer than Lithium, Outperforming Graphene for 1000th of the Cost

January 5, 2022 at 6:46 pm




Replacing lithium batteries with hemp would make electric cars (and all our other gadgets) WAY more sustainable!

UK Town Plants 8 Miles of Roadside Wildflowers for Bees, Saves $33K a Year in Mowing Costs

January 2, 2022 at 5:51 pm




Several UK towns that are letting their roadside “lawns” grow wild into flower meadows for pollinators

Massive Coral Spawning is a Sign of Hope for the Great Barrier Reef

December 30, 2021 at 2:27 am




Billions of coral “babies” were born in Australia this year, after 25 years of mass bleaching events and death

Scientist Finds Extinct Dwarf Emu Egg on Australian Island

December 30, 2021 at 12:08 am




The beautiful egg of the King Island Dwarf Emu is the only known remaining egg of its kind

“Home-Free” Man Lives in Sheep-Drawn Covered Wagon, Thriving on Their Milk and Wild Edibles

December 28, 2021 at 3:41 pm




A modern nomadic shepherd makes a bountiful living foraging and “guerilla grazing” his sheep on public land. He also offers free farmhand services to those willing to let his sheep mow their lawn.

Abandoned Coal Mines Could Be Transformed Into Geothermal Greenhouses

December 24, 2021 at 1:36 pm




Heated for free by Earth’s core, “deep farms” could sustainably yield 10 times as much food as above-ground farms, researchers say

Maine Passes First “Right to Food” Amendment in U.S.

December 23, 2021 at 3:38 pm




Citizens of Maine now have a Constitutional right to grow, raise, process, barter, trade and sell their own food without government interference