Environment

New York Bans Single-Use Styrofoam Cups!

New York Bans Single-Use Styrofoam Cups!

It might be convenient, but expanded polystyrene (Styrofoam) is a product that is wreaking havoc on both the environment and health of our planet. Because this #6 plastic can  last virtually forever without a suitable solvent for decomposition, New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and his administration announced Thursday that stores, food service establishments, and manufacturers won’t […]

Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2050, According to MIT Scientist

Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2050, According to MIT Scientist

If you’re not aware of Monsanto and their dirty dealings by now, it’s time to catch up. Not only is the big-agricultural company responsible for putting small farmers out of business and selling sterile seeds, but its introduction of GMO franken-foods into the food chain (and over-use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides) is the number one […]

24 Beautiful Ice Formations That Appear as Art.

24 Beautiful Ice Formations That Appear as Art.

A reflection and aspect of the holism which is, it is expected that man’s inspired drive to create results in brilliant art. But in comparison to some of the masterpieces formed through effect of mother nature’s flurry, certain achievements from a human standard fall short. From snow drifts to swinging icicles, art capturing the perfection and intricacy that exists follows. Scroll through the captured […]

Genius: A Bioplastic That Acts Like Soil And Breaks Down Within 2 Weeks

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University uses Nature’s design principles to develop bio-inspired materials and devices that will transform medicine and create a more sustainable world. Researchers have developed a method to carry out large-scale manufacturing of everyday objects — from cell phones to food containers and toys — using a […]

10 Excellent Reasons To Try Veganism For One Month (We Bet You Learn Something New!)

10 Excellent Reasons To Try Veganism For One Month (We Bet You Learn Something New!)

Despite being vegetarian since my early teens, the idea of giving up the mouth-watering delights of chocolate, cheese and ice cream always seemed rather extreme to me, even though I was vaguely aware of how the dairy industry works (clue: not nice). But fast forward twenty years, and being vegan doesn’t seem quite as traumatic as it did back then. We […]

This Aquaponic Farm Holds 20,000 Lbs Of Fish And Grows 70,000 Vegetables In A 1/4 Acre Area

This Aquaponic Farm Holds 20,000 Lbs Of Fish And Grows 70,000 Vegetables In A 1/4 Acre Area

Aquaponics is a symbiotic farming model that combines two different techniques to provide water and nutrients to plants in a unique way. As you may imply from the name, Aquaponics combines aquaculture with a hydroponic system. Aquaculture is the technique of raising aquatic animals in tanks, while hydroponics is a system of growing plants inside […]