Out-Of-Work Appalachian Coal Miners Retrained As Beekeepers

February 26, 2021 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

Volunteers Form Human Chain to Save Dozens of Beached Whales in New Zealand

February 25, 2021 at 5:32 pm

Good Samaritans rescue over half of a pod of 50 beached whales, who likely beached themselves to escape the agonizing sound of naval sonar.

World’s First All-Hemp Plane is 10 Times Stronger than Steel and Fueled by Hemp

February 24, 2021 at 6:07 pm

A Canadian company is working on ultra-lightweight, all-hemp plane that runs on hemp fuel!

Yes, Giant Technicolor Squirrels Exist

February 23, 2021 at 7:16 pm

Brightly colored, 3-foot squirrels roam the rain forests of Southern India

CREDIT: Kaushik Vijayan

Mother Hen Found Taking Care of Two Small Kittens During Snow Storm

February 22, 2021 at 4:01 pm

Compassionate chicken keeps scared kittens safe and warm during a storm

“Never Before Seen” Yellow Penguin Photographed in South Atlantic

February 20, 2021 at 10:57 pm

A yellow-and-white penguin has been photographed for the first time ever

Credit: Yves Adams/Kennedy News

Hermit Crabs are Making Homes in Plastic Instead of Shells and It’s Killing Them

February 16, 2021 at 3:56 pm

At least half a million hermit crabs have died trapped in plastic “shells” too slippery to climb out of, study finds

Rare White Buffalo Spotted in Missouri’s Ozark Mountains

February 15, 2021 at 6:40 pm

To Native Americans, the return of the white buffalo represents the dawning of a new age of good fortune and peace on Earth.

STUDY: Traffic Noise Makes It Harder for Birds to Think

February 10, 2021 at 8:36 pm

Birds’ brains don’t function well near the sound of rushing traffic, making it harder for them to mate, find food and avoid predators

The Spiraling Environmental Costs of Lithium Batteries Could Rival Fossil Fuel

February 9, 2021 at 6:11 pm

Without a renewable alternative to lithium batteries, electric cars will be no friendlier than fossil fuel

Lithium-rich brine is pumped out of a lake into evaporation ponds in Bolivia.