Written by Megan Sheehan | October 31st, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 30th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 24th, 2013
The green news this morning makes us want to watch “Spaceballs.”
- Could an air vacuum fix Beijing’s smog? (Cue mental image of giant spaceship-turned-vacuum cleaner…) (Grist)
- Two rarely seen oarfish have washed up on California’s coast this month — are they trying to tell us something? (The Daily Beast)
- Even edible plants like morels, rhubarb and potatoes have enough toxins to make us sick. (NPR)
- One of the largest inland oil spills in the U.S. raises detection concerns. (New York Times)
- The most distant galaxy yet (and it’s head-spinningly far away) has been discovered by a team of international scientists. (BBC News)
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 17th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 16th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 9th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 7th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | October 3rd, 2013
Today’s green news is filled with weird climate change effects and, yes, zombies.
- The world’s oceans are declining much faster than anyone thought, thanks to climate change, overfishing and pollution. (BBC News)
- Turns out car exhaust is confusing honeybees to death. (The Atlantic Cities)
- More bad news for bees: these huge Asian hornets are stinging people to death and killing bees in Europe. Yikes! (Grist)
- What can zombies teach us about the spread of disease? A lot, apparently. (MNN)
- As sea ice shrinks, tens of thousands of walruses are gathering on land. (National Geographic)
Written by Glenn Prickett | September 25th, 2013
The issues our planet faces can seem daunting, but as we listened to leaders at the UN talk about investing in nature to safeguard our future, solutions seem a lot more possible.
Written by Megan Latour | September 23rd, 2013
Our resident knitting experts thinks knitting rules. She also just created a beautiful shawl from sustainable wool from sheep raised in Patagonia. What makes wool sustainable? Read on to find out!