Government “Gives Away” 200,000 Acres of Public Land While Americans Shelter in Place

April 18, 2020 at 4:30 am




While we aren’t allowed to visit national parks and forests, the government is selling our public land off to oil and gas companies for as little as $2 an acre.

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah

Global Lockdowns May Save More People From Air Pollution than Coronavirus

March 19, 2020 at 5:39 am




Air pollution kills 7 million people per year. Many of those lives will be saved as industry grinds to a halt around the world.

Empty streets in Wuhan, China in January

Here’s What Really Happens When You Let Go of a Balloon

February 3, 2020 at 11:22 am




Balloons may seem like the life of the party, but they are the third deadliest form of litter on the planet

Build a Bee Hotel to Help Homeless Wild Bees

January 24, 2020 at 1:46 am





Native bees are running out of habitat, Help them survive urbanization by building a “bee hotel” in your backyard.

7 Reasons To Get a Christmas Cactus Instead Of — Or In Addition To — A Christmas Tree

November 18, 2019 at 5:22 pm




Christmas cacti can live in your house for over 100 years and be passed from generation to generation, blooming beautiful red flowers ever holiday season

 

Father and Son Build 50,000 New Beehive Colonies Around the World

October 8, 2019 at 12:05 pm





These two men have increased the global honeybee population by 10 percent with their invention – a hive that lets humans harvest honey without harming bees

Scotland Bans Fracking Indefinitely

October 3, 2019 at 1:43 pm




Scotland puts a moratorium on all new fracking permits

Meet the New Electric Car That Doesn’t Require Batteries

September 28, 2019 at 12:46 am




Hydrogen cars make electricity from the world’s two most abundant resources —hydrogen and oxygen — instead of fossil fuel.

Galapagos Island “To Be Used As An Airfield By The US Military”

September 20, 2019 at 1:53 pm




Ecuador has given US military permission to use Galapagos as an airfield, Latin American news networks report

This City Bans Cars Every Sunday and Everyone Loves It

April 11, 2019 at 4:59 pm




Over 2 million cars and motorcycles are cleared off the roads of Bogotá, Colombia every Sunday to make way for bicycles, roller skates, scooters and skateboards

Credit: Juan Cristóbal Cobo, National Geographic