Trader Joe’s Cuts Produce Prices By 25% By Doing Away With Plastic Packaging

July 29, 2019 at 8:21 pm

Trader Joe’s saves customers money by not wrapping food in unnecessary packaging

The changes have already taken effect at store in San Francisco.

Amazon Deforestation Rate Hits 3 Football Fields Per Minute

July 28, 2019 at 5:20 pm

Deforestation rate nearly doubles under Brazil’s new President Bolsonaro. Scientists warn we are reaching the tipping point from which the rainforest might not recover.

Woman Knits Lace Fence For Her Garden With Giant Needles

July 25, 2019 at 9:53 pm

This Scottish woman loved Shetland lace so much, she knitted it into a fence for her garden

Beehive “Fences” Protect Farms from Elephants and Elephants from Firebombing Farmers

July 24, 2019 at 11:14 am

Instead of throwing firebombs at them, some African farmers are now using beehive “fences” to keep elephants from trampling their crops and getting free honey and pollination services while they’re at it 

Sunglasses Increase Risk of Sunburn and Skin Cancer

July 22, 2019 at 10:33 pm

Sunglasses trick the brain into thinking it’s dark and prevent it from producing a hormone that protects against sunburn, according to new research

STUDY: Burning Sage Kills 94% of Airborne Bacteria, Disease-Causing Strains Stay Gone for 30 Days

July 20, 2019 at 8:35 pm

The ancient ritual of burning sage to purify the air turns out to be more than a superstition!

U.S. Forest Service Aims To Fast-Track Logging By Removing Requirement for Environmental Review

July 18, 2019 at 2:58 pm

The Forest Service wants to exempt logging industry from environmental review on projects smaller than 4200 acres

House Made Out Of Plastic Bottles Can Withstand Winds Twice as Strong as a Category 5 Hurricane

July 17, 2019 at 7:31 pm

House made of 600,000 recycled bottles withstands winds of over 300 MPH and is better insulated than a normal house.

Indigenous Amazon Reservation Invaded by 20,000 Miners, Bolsonaro Does Nothing

July 16, 2019 at 3:48 pm

Bolsonaro stands by and watches as 20,000 gold miners rush onto Brazil’s largest indigenous reserve, clear-cutting, polluting rivers and spreading malaria

Ancient Tree Contains Record of Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversal in Its Rings

July 14, 2019 at 4:21 pm

Construction workers have accidentally dug up a 40,000 year old tree that will give scientists insight into what will happen when Earth’s magnetic poles flip, which they are already starting to do