Out-Of-Work Appalachian Coal Miners Retrained As Beekeepers

February 26, 2019 at 6:14 pm




Non-profit offers free beekeeping classes, bees and equipment to displaced coal miners, improving the local economy and protecting threatened bee populations

There’s a Humpback Whale in the Amazon Rainforest and No One Knows How it Got There

February 25, 2019 at 9:58 pm




Scientists are baffled by a 10-ton whale just found in the thick of the Amazon jungle.

New study suggests Naval sonar could be to blame.

Credit: Bicho D’agua Institute

Study: Pesticides Are Causing an “Insect Apocalypse”

February 23, 2019 at 6:07 pm




Nearly half of all insect species could be extinct in a few decades thanks to industrial agriculture. Researchers call for urgent global shift toward more sustainable farming practices.

Credit: Matt Dorfman, Bridgeman Images.

New Study Blames Naval Sonar for Hundreds of Whales Mysteriously Beaching Themselves

February 22, 2019 at 3:55 pm




Naval sonar essentially “scares whales to death” researchers discover 

Volunteers Plant 66 Million Trees in 12 Hours, Smashing Guinness World Record

February 21, 2019 at 2:23 am




1.5 million volunteers worked together to help reach a larger goal of reforesting the planet by 2030

Study: Flu and Other Viruses Cannot Survive in Humid Air, Thrive in Dry Air

February 19, 2019 at 10:01 pm





Researchers found raising indoor humidity killed 85% of airborne flu virus within an hour, 100% within 24 hours. In dry air, the virus thrived for days.

Make sure your humidifier is running whenever your heater is!

USDA Reclassifies “Pink Slime” as “Ground Beef”

February 18, 2019 at 12:46 am




“Pink slime” — a meat filler outlawed in Canada and Europe — can now be labeled “ground beef” in the U.S.

Nearly 100% of Students at This Finnish School Arrive by Bicycle, Skis or Sled, Even in -22 Degrees

February 16, 2019 at 5:26 pm




Students in Finland offer a succinct lesson in commuting 

Bill Gates Donates $15 Million to Campaign Pushing GMOs on Small Farmers Around the World

February 14, 2019 at 6:13 pm




The Gates Foundation is funding a campaign to “end world hunger” by promoting GMO technology. The organization has hired 400 “science ambassadors” to influence agricultural policy in 35 countries.

Glyphosate Found in All 5 Major Orange Juice Brands Tested

February 12, 2019 at 11:14 pm




Roundup, it’s what’s for breakfast! Monsanto’s herbicide is in your cereal and your orange juice, tests confirm.