Coconut Husks Could Replace Wood Pallets and Save 200 Million Trees Per Year

September 15, 2021 at 6:05 pm




Company turns coconut waste into biodegradable pallets just as strong as wood!

Navajo Woman Brings Long Lost Peach Orchards Back to the Southwest

August 11, 2021 at 8:37 pm




Did you know Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado (even the Grand Canyon) used to be covered in peach trees?

CREDIT: Reagan Wytsalucy

A Small Flock of Guinea Hens Eat Thousands of Ticks Per Day

July 28, 2021 at 2:20 am




Looking for a new pet that will keep your yard completely free of ticks, fleas and mosquitos AND lay eggs for you?

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.

Costa Rica has Doubled its Forest Cover in Past 30 Years

May 20, 2021 at 1:35 pm




While many countries like Brazil and the U.S. are still deforesting at a dangerous pace, Costa Rica is on the mend!

Forest Garden With 500 Edible Plants Requires Only a Few Hours of Work Per Month

October 12, 2020 at 5:12 pm




This man’s forest garden produces tons of food, while practically tending itself!

Vermont Makes it Illegal to Throw Compost in the Trash

August 6, 2020 at 12:24 am




All food scraps must now be composted in Vermont to save space in landfills and reduce methane emissions

14 Beautiful Perennial Flowers That’ll Bloom in Your Garden Year After Year

July 7, 2020 at 8:35 am




Perennial flowers make excellent cover crops, improve your soil, and never need to be replanted

Tiny Forests are Sprouting Up All Over Europe, Inspired by Japan, to Restore Biodiversity

July 3, 2020 at 9:14 am




Europeans are rapidly reforesting cities with tiny, dense patches of native forest with a Japanese method that makes them grow 10 times faster than normal 

Where Have All the Fireflies Gone? And How to Bring Them Back

June 23, 2020 at 7:40 pm




Fireflies have disappeared from most manicured American yards… all we have to do to bring them back is let them get a little messy.