“Styrofoam” Containers Officially Banned in New York City

March 25, 2019 at 8:25 pm

Takeout cuisine and coffee in the Big Apple will no longer come in non-recyclable polystyrene foam containers or cups. 

Grocery Chain Replaces Plastic Produce Packaging with Banana Leaves

March 25, 2019 at 12:50 am

This Thai supermarket chain is now wrapping its fruits and veggies in an abundant biodegradable, renewable resource — banana leaves

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Study: Kids Who Grow Up Surrounded By Nature Become Happier Adults

March 22, 2019 at 4:12 pm

The more “green space” kids grow up surrounded by, the fewer psychiatric problems they have later in life, a new 30-year-study finds.

Frankincense Oil Kills Chemo-Resistant Cancer Cells Without Damaging Healthy Cells, Studies Show

March 21, 2019 at 11:49 am

Frankincense targets cancer cells, leaves healthy cells intact and boosts white blood cell count to help cancer from coming back

Reforestation Drones Drop Seeds Instead of Bombs, Planting 100,000 Trees Per Day Each

March 20, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Human hands can’t plant trees fast enough to keep up with industrial deforestation. These drones can plant trees 10 times faster at a fraction of the cost.

Keep a Jasmine Plant in Your Room to Reduce Stress and Anxiety. Study Finds It’s “As Calming as Valium.”

March 19, 2019 at 5:24 pm

The smell of jasmine is as good as valium at calming the nerves with none of the side effects, researchers find.

Study: Eating Mushrooms Twice a Week Dramatically Reduces Cognitive Decline

March 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm

A unique antioxidant in mushrooms has a protective effect on the brain, new study finds.

Stomach of Dead Whale Contained “Nothing But Plastic”

March 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm

This whale had literally nothing but plastic in its gut, including 88 pounds of compacted grocery bags

New 4000-Mile Trail Will Let People Bike Across US on One Path

March 17, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Old railroad routes are being transformed into a seamless cross-country bike path

Studies Link Lawn Chemicals to Canine Cancer

March 14, 2019 at 6:03 pm

Dogs whose owners have their lawns professionally treated with herbicides and pesticides are 70 percent more likely to get cancer, one study found.