Firefighters Roll Dying Forest Ranger Through the Woods One Last Time

June 29, 2019 at 4:27 pm




When hospice workers asked firefighters to help fulfill the dying wish of a former forest ranger with multiple sclerosis, they took him on a 3-hour tour of the woods on his gurney

Atlanta Turns 7-Acre Vacant Lot into Largest Free Food Forest In the Country

June 27, 2019 at 5:40 pm




Atlanta just turned a former “food desert” into a “food forest” that will provide citizens with free, organic fruits, nuts, veggies, mushrooms and herbs

3000-Year-Old Olive Tree Still Produces Olives Today

June 26, 2019 at 9:19 pm




The world’s oldest olive tree on the island of Crete is said to produce some of the best olive oil in the world at the ripe old age of 3000

Walmart and Target Remove Arsenic Water From Shelves, Whole Foods is Still Selling It

June 26, 2019 at 5:47 pm




Whole Foods refuses to remove Starkey spring water from shelves after tests show arsenic levels above FDA limits. Here’s the Consumer Reports’ list of bottled water brands to avoid:

Maine and Vermont Pass Plastic Bag Bans on the Same Day

June 25, 2019 at 12:11 pm




Maine and Vermont become 3rd and 4th states to say sianara to single-use plastic bags. Vermont bans straws, stirrers and Styrofoam too.

Scientist Creates Compostable Plastic Out of Cactus that Biodegrades in a Month

June 24, 2019 at 4:04 pm





Cactus leaves could provide a far more sustainable material for single-use bioplastics than corn, as they grow abundantly in the desert without using any farmland, fertilizers, pesticides or petroleum

EPA Approves “Emergency” Use of Banned Bee-Killing Insecticide On 14 Million Acres

June 23, 2019 at 3:40 pm




EPA tells farmers to “go ahead” and spray unapproved insecticide known to kill bees on millions of acres of crops known to attract bees

Bowl-Shaped Roofs Collect Rainwater and Cool House

June 22, 2019 at 3:34 pm




Architecture company develops a roof that collects rainwater and cools your house at the same time

Say Goodbye to Styrofoam, Igloo Just Created Biodegradable Coolers

June 21, 2019 at 11:05 pm




Need a quick, cheap cooler for a day at the lake or beach? There’s now an eco-friendly alternative to Styrofoam, and it’s only $10.

70-Year-Old Woman Cleans Up 52 Beaches in a Year “For Her Grandchildren”

June 20, 2019 at 4:03 pm




“Action Nan” picked up all the plastic and other trash from a new beach every week for a year in hopes the next generation can enjoy them the way she did as a child