When we fumigate fruit flies and mosquitoes, are we poisoning ourselves? Learn about a massive joint eradication program, which has been described as “low intensity chemical warfare.'”
A scathing new investigation on one of the most well-known tea companies in the U.S. finds 91 percent of its products overflowing with obscene and illegal levels of pesticides.
Females in Northern Ghana harvest shea butter nuts in order to gain financial independence in a country that treats them as second-class citizens.
Discussing human feces may be off-putting to some, but did you know that our excrement can help our planet? Using “black gold” as a resource may very well prevent environmental catastrophe. Our preference to keeping human excrement at arm’s length has led to municipal waste water treatment systems and loads of diapers
The modern-day bidet is a cost-effective way to increase cleanliness, conserve waste and create a gentler, more efficient bathroom experience.
By conserving and empowering the rainforests, we can create healthy and sustainable environments for all organisms. Check out this Tree Activist.
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They say you haven’t really traveled until you have five poop-related stories to share. Here are two solutions to completely revolutionize defecation around the world.
Buyer Beware: Many of these new “green” cleaning products are green in name only.
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New Jersey beekeepers are finding clever ways to help the honeybee. The fruits of their labor: lots of honey on the rooftop of a local area hospital.
Many conventional pet food brands feature animal byproducts and low-grade meats unsuited for humans but considered good enough for pet chow.
Americans throw away enough toxic plastic cutlery and containers annually to circle the globe 300 times. Let’s put plastic companies out of business!
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Jeremy Brosowsky was inside a greenhouse when he had an epiphany about how to turn garbage into food.
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