Cows Aren’t Causing Climate Change, Factory Farms Are

January 4, 2018 at 1:22 am





Setting cows free to graze like bison can actually help save the planet by reversing desertification, ecologist says

While many environmentalists are eager to blame cow farts for global warming, one ecologist says cows are among the few animals left that can save us all from extinction.

7 Reasons To Hang Your Clothes To Dry

December 29, 2017 at 5:49 pm




Switching to cold water and hang drying eliminates a quarter household energy consumption, saves an average of $400 a year in electricity, and makes your clothes last longer!

With global temperatures on the rise, clothes dryers are going out of fashion, and so is using hot water to do what the sun can do to clothes hanging out to dry.

Why Millennials Need Space From Our Baby Boomer Parents

December 27, 2017 at 4:34 pm




More and more of my millennial friends are cutting ties, to various degrees, with their baby boomer parents.

Millennials –‎ those born roughly between 1981 and 2000 — see baby boomers — born between 1946 and 1964 — as behind the times, closed-minded, controlling and sometimes emotionally abusive.

Rat Poison is Killing Endangered Mountain Lions in California

December 21, 2017 at 11:12 pm





13 out of 14 Los Angeles-area mountain lions tested positive for rat poison, at least three have died

Mountain lion P-41 when he was first captured in May of 2015. Photo Credit: National Park Service.

A mountain lion that managed to cross a Southern California freeway and make its home in the mountains north of Los Angeles was found dead in October.

Salmon Farming Industry Caught Pumping Infectious Blood Into Canadian Bay

December 6, 2017 at 5:21 pm




Blood from tons of diseased farmed fish is being  pumped into British Columbia’s largest wild salmon migration route

With mounting concern that farmed salmon are spreading disease to wild salmon, Canadian diver Tavish Campbell decided to investigate for himself.

With an underwater camera, he dove into the pristine waters of Clayoquot Sound and Discovery Passage in British Columbia, to see what he could find.

Study: Seafood Eaters Ingest Up to 11,000 Pieces of Microplastic Per Year

December 1, 2017 at 11:41 pm




European shellfish eaters ingest an average of 6400 tiny pieces of plastic per year, and as many as 11,000 pieces, depending on how much they eat, according a study out of Ghent University in Belgium.

Cows are Turning Desert Back Into Grassland by Grazing Like Bison

November 30, 2017 at 5:35 pm




Ranchers have transformed 40 million acres of desert back into prairie by “training” cows and other domesticated animals to graze like their wild ancestors

Scientists Call for a Ban on Glitter, The Latest Microplastic Found Polluting the Ocean

November 25, 2017 at 2:15 am

Like microbeads, glitter is a microplastic polluting the ocean and seafood




As we inch closer toward fulfilling the prediction of more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050, every bit we keep out counts – even glitter.

Eco-Friendly “Wood” Stove Can Power a Small House, Using Garbage for Fuel

November 10, 2017 at 2:26 pm




A new highly efficient “wood” stove generates electricity while cooking your food and heating your house… AND it runs on virtually any biomass, reducing deforestation

The InStove is built around a large cook pot. It can burn wood, pellets and almost any other biomass fuel including crop wastes, dung, waste paper, and other garbage.

Menstrual Products Are the Fifth Most Common Plastic Polluting the Ocean

November 6, 2017 at 6:18 pm

Here are three easy ways to keep your period plastic free: