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: Humidifiers Kill 100 Percent of Airborne Flu Viruses Within 24 Hours

February 19, 2019 at 10:01 pm




Humidifiers prevent the flu, alleviate asthma, allergies and dry coughs, reduce snoring, heal dry skin and rejuvenate houseplants. Here’s why you should be running one all winter:

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.