Month: May 2021
Genetic Tests Confirm 100-Year-Old Giant Galápagos Tortoise is Member of “Extinct” Species
The giant tortoise found on Fernandina Island last year is in fact a member of a species thought-to-be extinct for 112 years
Man Builds Raft To Save “Unluckiest” Swan’s Eggs From Flooding River
After watching a swan lose her eggs to rising tides for 10 years, this man moved her nest onto a raft so she could finally become a mother
Millennial Women Reject the Razor: 1 in 4 Don’t Shave Underarms
After a century of cultural conditioning women across the globe are defying social shame and going “au naturel.”
Farmers are Giving Up the Fight Against “Invasive Weeds” and Selling Them to Chefs and CSAs
If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em! Did you know Japanese knotweed and pokeweed shoots are delicious and medicinal?
Costa Rica has Doubled its Forest Cover in Past 30 Years
While many countries like Brazil and the U.S. are still deforesting at a dangerous pace, Costa Rica is on the mend!
Native American Tribe Reintroduces Condors to Pacific Northwest for First Time in 100 Years
The prehistoric birds are bouncing back from a population of only 22 in the 1980s!
Farmed Salmon is Actually Grey. The Pink Coloring is Added. And 70% of Salmon is Farmed.
You may lose your appetite for salmon for a while when you learn 70% of it is not actually “salmon” colored
Help Bluebirds Survive by Building Houses Just Their Size
Native bluebirds need our help building specialized houses that keep out aggressive, invasive species
Dilute Your Pee With Water and Never Use Chemical Fertilizer Again!
A year’s worth of urine is enough to fertilize a year’s worth of food, researchers say
Bees Love Cannabis! Researchers Discover Hemp Could Help Save the Bees
Hemp provides bees excellent nutrition when they need it most, study finds