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5 Reasons Scientists are Making the Case for Renewable Wood Energy and Forest Products

Could using more trees be part of the solution to climate change? The answer might just be yes, according to the United Nations and an increasing number of scientists. Renewable wood energy and other forest products are increasingly gaining notice…

Village in India Plants 111 Trees Whenever a Girl is Born – Watch the New Video

Typically in Asian cultures, the birth of a girl is considered an unfortunate responsibility because of the dowry system that puts a financial burden on the parents. For this reason, daughters were never as celebrated as sons. But in one village in India, the residents honor the birth of a daughter with a unique ritual […]

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16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill

You love plants, but you don’t like a lot of maintenance and you secretly worry that you’ll kill them. Does that sound about right? We have a solution. These plants are easy as can be while still providing the benefits…

New Zealand zero carbon Bill shows bipartisan leadership

Historic moment for New Zealand as the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern calls near unanimous support for a Zero Carbon bill as acting on the biggest challenge of our time. “I continue to stand by the statement that #ClimateChange…

Inside one man's quest to grow and forage 100% of his food for an entire year

Rob Greenfield is a man on many missions. He has biked barefoot across the country on a bicycle made out of bamboo, he lived a year without showering to promote water conservation, and most recently, he has been putting down…

How exercise can make you happier

A swimmer runs with relish toward the Atlantic Ocean in Devon, England, in July 1926. (Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images) The human body is meant to move. We’re all athletes at heart, fine-tuned by natural selection to run across savannas, leap…

The rising seas climate change has already locked in – Axios

While debate rages about how to fight climate change, the impacts that rising temperatures have already locked in are getting worse. Why it matters: We’re learning more about how much of the damage is irreversible, like with rising sea levels…

Firefighters save great horned owl from ashes of California wildfire

A crew from the Ventura County Fire Department was on patrol in the Maria Fire zone looking for dangerous burnt-out trees that could fall over and cause harm. The firefighters were in a eucalyptus grove in a canyon above Somis,…