Caribbean Island Becomes First Country to Ban Single-Use Plastics

August 15, 2018 at 2:04 pm




A tourist destination known as “Nature Island” passes the most comprehensive single-use plastic ban to date

Why Europe’s Natural Swimming Pool Trend is Coming to America

August 12, 2018 at 3:38 pm




Natural pools use plants instead of chlorine to keep water clean. They’re way better for your health and the environment, and more fun to swim in!

Here’s What Happens When You Stare Into Someone’s Eyes for 4 Minutes

August 12, 2018 at 2:15 am




Try to watch this without crying

Bread Existed 4000 Years Before Agriculture, Archaeologists Discover

August 10, 2018 at 8:05 pm




“Paleo bread” was a real thing! Scientists discover bread made by hunter-gatherers 4000 years before grain was ever cultivated.

Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years

Stone fireplace in Jordan where bread remains were found. Credit: Alexis Pantos

Make Your Own Non-Plastic Glitter with Salt, Food Coloring and Aloe

August 9, 2018 at 3:23 pm




This all-natural, food-based DIY glitter doesn’t pollute the ocean or harm sea life

Credit: Ilana Strauss, TreeHugger.com

Want Happier, Calmer Kids? Simplify Their World

August 8, 2018 at 3:22 pm

Most of kids’ behavioral problems today are a result of having too much stuff and too busy a schedule, author of Simplicity Parenting says

Portable Wind/Water Turbine Charges Your Smartphone In the Wilderness and On the Go

August 6, 2018 at 10:23 pm





This wind/water turbine can keep all your electronic devices charged while you hike, backpack, kayak, bicycle or camp. Perfect for charging overnight, in shady places or cloudy weather, when solar chargers don’t work.

Tropical Paradise Turned Into a Dump, As Waves of Plastic Continue to Roll In

August 5, 2018 at 2:21 am




Plastic emergency in the Dominican Republic highlights urgency of phasing out single-use plastic

UK Cuts Plastic Bag Consumption 90 Percent, Number of Bags in Ocean by Half

August 4, 2018 at 10:31 pm




England’s 5-cent tax has cut plastic bag consumption by 90 percent and the number of plastic bags in surrounding seas by half.

France Bans Smartphones and Tablets in Schools to Curb Screen Addiction in Kids

August 3, 2018 at 7:33 pm




Concerned about youth screen addiction, the French government has banned smartphones and tablets in schools