Stanford Biologist Warns: Early Signs of Earth’s 6th Mass Extinction in Progress

Those who keep taking our biodiversity for granted: dumping corporate waste, spraying copious amounts of herbicides and pesticides, contaminating our water with fluoride, arsenic, and other industrial chemicals while generally ignoring the environment at large, have another thing coming. According to a Stanford biology professor, Rodolfo Dirzo, the earth has begun its 6th mass extinction cycle – and it’s our fault. […]


6 Food Wonders – Ice cream that doesn’t melt and Food that Don’t Decay

Have you noticed a distinct lack of melting in your ice cream lately? (Photo: AkeSak/Shutterstock) Science is a beautiful thing – but sometimes we just don’t know when to stop. Consider food. It used to be that freezing, drying, adding some salt or fermenting the things we eat was enough to keep them fresh. But […]


Environment Renewable energy Turning a slate quarry green: 40 years of Centre for Alternative Technology

Centre for Alternative Technology (Cat) and the new Wales Centre for Sustainable Education (Wise) building on the right, in Machynlleth, Powys, Wales. Photograph: Keith Morris/Alamy Hippies in a slate quarry in Wales are celebrating four decades of green revolution this weekend, having transformed the character of a local town, pioneered new energy technologies and constructed […]


Plants Are Talking & These Sensors Let Us Hear What They’re Saying!

A group of Italian, British and Spanish researchers are working on developing a network of microsensors that can be embedded in plants, sending us information on how plants respond to changes in temperature, humidity, air pollution, chemicals and many other changes in their environment. It’s been known for a while that plants have a way of communicating with […]


These Are The Most Insanely Beautiful Trees From All Over The World. I Am In Awe.

Viral Nova | Even if you’re an avid admirer of nature’s majesty, you’re probably not aware of everything there is to love in the natural world. It only makes sense, though, that you’re only familiar with what happens in your specific region of the Earth. Every day, you get to experience many beautiful things, but there is just so much […]


Turmeric Smoothie Recipe: A Tasty & Powerful Antioxidant

If you wanted to create the perfect smoothie with anti-cancerous properties, potent anti-inflammatories, as well as anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal constituents, look no further than adding turmeric. Although turmeric has a lightly bitter taste on its own, you won’t even notice it in this delicious healthy recipe. Health Benefits of Turmeric Who needs medication when nature […]