Study: Fracking is Depleting U.S. Drinking Water Sources at Catastrophic Rates

October 29, 2019 at 2:13 pm

Fracking permanently destroys 5 million gallons of drinking water per well. The radioactive wastewater is so toxic it has to be buried deep underground where it causes earthquakes.

Woman Builds Magical Cob House Using Only Earthen and Reclaimed Materials

October 25, 2019 at 3:47 pm

A famous snowboarder says there’s no place like the adorable cob home she “shaped like play-dough” with her own hands, using non-recyclable plastics as filler

Artist Plants Forest in Football Stadium To Make Statement About Deforestation

October 23, 2019 at 11:42 pm

If we keep losing trees at the current rate of nearly 20 million acres per year, they “could soon be a spectacle found on display in only specially designated spaces, like animals in a zoo,” artist says

Conservation Group Plans to Buy Largest Private Giant Sequoia Forest in the World for $15 Million

October 22, 2019 at 11:25 pm

The “crown jewel” of the 73 remaining giant sequoia groves on the planet is about to be purchased, protected and opened to the public

Alder Creek. Photo Credit: Max Forster, Save the Redwoods League

Brazilian Dentist Arrested for Allegedly Killing Over 1000 Jaguars

October 21, 2019 at 1:43 pm

As jaguars fight harder than ever for survival, this man and his gang of poachers have allegedly killed more than 1000 in the last thirty years, according to a police investigation

Indian Architect Designs Algae Walls That Purify Polluted Water

October 19, 2019 at 11:36 pm

These algae-infused walls treat wastewater naturally and cheaply, removing heavy metals and other pollutants without harsh chemicals

Artist Designs Face Jewelry to Block Facial Recognition Surveillance Cameras

October 17, 2019 at 6:18 pm

Artists are making a fashion/political statement against government and corporate surveillance with jewelry, LED glasses, transparent masks and other “face art” designed to block facial recognition technology

The New “Anti-Solar” Panel That Creates Electricity From Darkness

October 14, 2019 at 5:14 pm

Scientists have invented a device similar to a solar panel that starts generating electricity after the sun goes down

The Story of “Glass Gem” Corn and The Cherokee Man Who Accidentally Created It

October 13, 2019 at 2:50 pm

In an attempt to preserve his heritage, a half-Cherokee man collected and grew all the rare, indigenous varieties of corn he could find. When they crossed, they produced “glass gem” corn, that glitters with every color of the rainbow.

Photo Credit: Greg Schoen

USA’s First “Pick-Your-Own Hemp” Field Opens in Maine

October 11, 2019 at 4:54 pm

Farmers in Maine just opened the nation’s first pick-your-own hemp field next to their pick-your-own strawberries… guess which crop is more popular…

Photo Credit: Portland Press Herald