Study: Eating Mushrooms Twice a Week Dramatically Reduces Cognitive Decline

March 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm




A unique antioxidant in mushrooms has a protective effect on the brain, new study finds.

Stomach of Dead Whale Contained “Nothing But Plastic”

March 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm




This whale had literally nothing but plastic in its gut, including 88 pounds of compacted grocery bags

New 4000-Mile Trail Will Let People Bike Across US on One Path

March 17, 2019 at 2:22 pm




Old railroad routes are being transformed into a seamless cross-country bike path

Studies Link Lawn Chemicals to Canine Cancer

March 14, 2019 at 6:03 pm




Dogs whose owners have their lawns professionally treated with herbicides and pesticides are 70 percent more likely to get cancer, one study found.

 

The USDA Admits to Killing Over a Million Wild Animals Per Year to Protect Livestock

March 13, 2019 at 5:24 pm




Wonder why wildlife is disappearing? The government is killing cougars, bobcats, bears, wolves and coyotes to protect cows, pigs and chickens.

Cotton Might Not Be King for Long, Hemp is Making a Comeback in Levi’s Jeans

March 12, 2019 at 4:38 am




Hemp just became legal to grow in the United States for the first time in nearly a century. Levi’s is helping the superplant regain its reputation by blending it into its iconic denim.

Engineer Designs “Igloo” Shelters To Keep Homeless Warm in the Winter

March 10, 2019 at 3:40 pm




These insulated little “igloos” retain body heat, keeping it 60 degrees warmer inside than outside on cold nights, without electricity!

Bumblebees are Now Officially Endangered: Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help Bring Them Back

March 7, 2019 at 5:09 pm





Bumblebees don’t make honey, but they are the primary pollinator for many of the foods we eat, and the ONLY pollinator for some crops like tomatoes, blueberries and kiwis.

Monsanto Now Faces 11,000 Lawsuits Over Roundup-Cancer Link

March 7, 2019 at 12:34 pm




After a judge recently awarded $78 million to a man claiming glyphosate caused his cancer, 11,200 lawsuits have piled up against Monsanto.

Study: Every Animal Pulled from the Deepest Trenches of the Ocean Had Plastic in its Gut

March 4, 2019 at 11:03 pm




Plastic is accumulating at the bottom of the sea and in the bellies of bottom feeders, and making its way all the way back up the food chain