Hilarious Whale Sneaks Up Behind Whale Watchers as They Look in the Wrong Direction

July 9, 2021 at 2:36 am




 “It’s behind you!”  Whale watchers almost miss the sighting of a lifetime, as clever whale appears to play “peek-a-boo”

Scientists Delay First “Sun-Dimming” Experiment After Public Outcry

July 6, 2021 at 3:53 pm




Harvard scientists were supposed to send an aerosol-injecting balloon into the stratosphere this summer to test technology that could dim the sun and cool the earth.

Windcatchers Generate 2.5 Times As Much Electricity as Wind Turbines Per Square Foot

July 1, 2021 at 1:41 am




Norwegian “Windcatchers” could revolutionize offshore wind energy

Elephants Escape Nature Reserve and Wander Across China In Search of Better Habitat

June 29, 2021 at 2:40 am




A herd of endangered elephants have left the “reservation” and are wandering city to city looking for a place to call home. Sympathetic Chinese officials are allowing them to trample crops and helping them cross freeways.

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