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Marriott Bans Straws, Eliminating A Billion Straws Per Year

July 22, 2018 at 4:40 pm




The largest hotel chain in world pledges to remove plastic straws from all of its 6500 hotels

Pool Calls Police When Breastfeeding Moms Refuse to “Cover Up”

July 21, 2018 at 2:42 pm




Public pool staff calls police when two Minnesota moms refuse to “cover up or go to the locker room” to breastfeed. Moms are suing.

Biogas Generator Turns Food Waste into Natural Gas and Fertilizer

July 20, 2018 at 6:38 pm





Invention produces homemade natural gas and fertilizer from food waste, grass clippings and livestock manure.

Belize’s Barrier Reef Off Endangered List After Banning Oil Exploration

July 19, 2018 at 8:43 pm




The Belize Barrier Reef world heritage site has been removed from UNESCO’s list of endangered areas 6 months after Belize banned all oil activity in the area

Invasive Kudzu Vines Make Beautiful Baskets

July 18, 2018 at 3:46 pm




When life gives you kudzu, make kudzu baskets

Credit: Justin and Shayla’s Rewilding Adventure

Eco-Friendly, Natural Air Conditioner Requires Zero Electricity and Makes Zero Emissions

July 17, 2018 at 10:23 am




Ancient Egyptian air conditioning technology cools air up to 25 degrees by running water over terra-cotta tubes

 

Michigan Approves Medical Marijuana for Autism and 10 More Health Conditions

July 15, 2018 at 5:53 pm




The number of health conditions that qualify Michigan residents for a medical marijuana card just increased from 11 to 22

How Whole Milk Became Illegal in Schools, And Why It’s Time to Bring it Back

July 14, 2018 at 5:03 pm




Congressman introduces “Whole Milk Act” aka “Intelligent, Literate Kids Act”

Elon Musk Pledges to Fix Flint’s Water Crisis

July 14, 2018 at 2:13 am




Elon Musk said he’ll pay to fix the water in any house in Flint, Michigan that still exceeds federally accepted contamination levels

How to Attract “Super Pollinator” Mason Bees

July 13, 2018 at 1:12 pm





One native mason bee can pollinate as many blossoms as 100 honey bees. And they’re endangered, so here’s how to help them out, while they help your garden grow: