Closed Prisons Are Being Transformed into Regenerative Community Farms

June 19, 2021 at 2:14 pm




As prisons across the country are closing due to declining incarceration rates, at-risk teens are transforming some of them into organic community farms.

Appalachian “Apple Hunter” Finds and Rescues 1200 Lost Varieties

June 12, 2021 at 12:31 pm




80-year-old man searches high and low for nearly extinct heirloom apple trees – many the last of their kind – and reintroduces them to the world

Only Mow the Lawn Once a Month to Save the Bees, Wildlife Organization Urges

June 9, 2021 at 1:14 pm




If you have to mow more often, give your grass a mohawk! The longer the grass gets, the higher the variety of flowers for pollinators.

You Can Now “Sky-Walk” Through the Canopy of California’s Giant Redwoods

June 5, 2021 at 3:52 am




 

This summer tourists can get a fantastic new view of California’s old-growth redwoods without trampling their roots!

As Lumber Prices Skyrocket, Builders Give Hemp Blocks a Second Look

June 2, 2021 at 5:41 pm




The cost of wood has gone up by 500% in a year, pushing more builders to consider hemp building materials

Hemp and lime blocks built in Pennsylvania are used for building insulated walls. Credit: Coexist Build

Genetic Tests Confirm 100-Year-Old Giant Galápagos Tortoise is Member of “Extinct” Species

May 27, 2021 at 10:51 pm




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

May 26, 2021 at 3:24 pm




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

 

 

Costa Rica has Doubled its Forest Cover in Past 30 Years

May 20, 2021 at 1:35 pm




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

May 19, 2021 at 12:31 am





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.

May 17, 2021 at 2:47 pm




You may lose your appetite for salmon for a while when you learn 70% of it is not actually “salmon” colored