Tiny House for Under $1,000

This post was originally published on this site We’re betting you’ve already noticed the tiny house trend is still going full speed ahead. Tiny houses offer inexpensive solutions to leave a smaller footprint on the environment, simplify your life and detach from the tempting draw of over-consumption, and have your own independence that even a … Read moreTiny House for Under $1,000

Family Honors Grandma’s Memory By Displaying All Of Her Quilts at Her Funeral

This post was originally published on this site Some people’s love language is quality time. For others, it’s words of affirmation. For the late Margaret Hubl, who passed away at the age of 89, it was quilting. Margaret was a proud mother of three when her sister-in-law passed away in a tragic accident, leaving a … Read moreFamily Honors Grandma’s Memory By Displaying All Of Her Quilts at Her Funeral

How to Make Mason Jar Patio Lights This Summer

This post was originally published on this site Summer just doesn’t feel quite right without enjoying some warm, lazy evenings on the patio. After fun-filled extra long days with the family, it’s the perfect time to wind down with a good book or invite a few friends over for a sunset picnic. Give your summer … Read moreHow to Make Mason Jar Patio Lights This Summer

Wildlife SOS Team Saves Leopard From Lethal Poaching Trap

This post was originally published on this site The India Wildlife SOS team worked quickly to save this three-year old male leopard in Maharasthra from a dangerous jaw trap, which is a type of lethal poaching trap. The post Wildlife SOS Team Saves Leopard From Lethal Poaching Trap appeared first on One Green Planet.

Do Cows Cause Global Warming?

This post was originally published on this siteOne popular argument for avoiding meat is the premise that cows emit methane in their burps and farts and for this reason are contributing to global warming. The post Do Cows Cause Global Warming? appeared first on Nourishing Traditions.

Sea Shepherd’s Amazing New Campaign Shows the Impact of Plastic on Marine Life

This post was originally published on this site Sea Shepherd, in partnership with Tribal Worldwide São Paulo and DDB Guatemala, created a 3D art awareness campaign to demonstrate the harmful impact of plastic on marine wildlife. The post Sea Shepherd’s Amazing New Campaign Shows the Impact of Plastic on Marine Life appeared first on One … Read moreSea Shepherd’s Amazing New Campaign Shows the Impact of Plastic on Marine Life

Government overreach: New FCC order allows private wireless companies to strip power from local authorities

(NaturalHealth365) America has long been recognized as a world leader in technology.  But in a short-sighted attempt to stay ahead of the global race toward the latest and greatest wireless technology, 5G, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is acting way beyond the scope of their power, according to local and state authorities decrying the federal … Read moreGovernment overreach: New FCC order allows private wireless companies to strip power from local authorities

USDA Loosens Oversight of Puppy Mills and Other Operations

U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors documented 60 percent fewer violations at facilities that use animals in 2018 compared to 2017. The drop, reported by the Washington Post this week and also documented by our researchers here at the Humane Society of the United States, is the latest sign that the federal agency is pulling back … Read moreUSDA Loosens Oversight of Puppy Mills and Other Operations

Federal judge just ruled that prosecutors under Trump’s Sec Labor, broke law in Jeffrey Epstein case

Miami, FL — On Thursday, a federal judge made a bombshell ruling which stated that the prosecutors who worked under former Miami U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta—now Trump’s Labor Secretary—broke the law when handling the case of billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. RELATED STORY: Model who exposed elite pedophile ring found dead after tweet predicting she’d be … Read moreFederal judge just ruled that prosecutors under Trump’s Sec Labor, broke law in Jeffrey Epstein case

Model who exposed elite pedophile ring found dead after tweet predicting she’d be killed

Last year, Natacha Jaitt, a model, socialite, TV presenter, and former contestant on the show Big Brother came forward claiming she had evidence of a high-level pedophile ring involving VIPs, politicians, movie stars, and other celebrities. The allegations led to a barrage of attacks against her—including death threats. And, this month, she was found dead … Read moreModel who exposed elite pedophile ring found dead after tweet predicting she’d be killed

Ancient Feces Suggest North America’s First and Largest Pre-European City Fell to Climate Change

Climate change may have contributed to the fall of North America’s first and largest pre-European city — and the proof may be in the poop, researchers said this week. A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences details how fecal records linked to Cahokia, one of the most prominent … Read moreAncient Feces Suggest North America’s First and Largest Pre-European City Fell to Climate Change

‘Exciting and Perilous’: Hope For the Future of Science Journalism

By Cristina Sanza, Brittney Borowiec, David Secko, Farah Qaiser, Fernanda de Araujo Ferreira, Heather MacGregor , Michael Bramadat-Willcock and Pouria Nazemi Eat blueberries for the antioxidants. Exercise daily at a moderate intensity for optimal heart health. Get the vaccine to prevent the disease. Our decision-making and conduct is influenced by what we read, see or … Read more‘Exciting and Perilous’: Hope For the Future of Science Journalism

Four Cash Crops Take Up Half of Global Farmland

Cornucopia’s Take: Although more kinds of crops are now grown than in the 1970s, almost half of all farmland in the world  currently produces wheat, corn, soy, or rice. Monocultures are notoriously vulnerable to pests, disease, and increasingly wild swings in precipitation and temperature. Biodiversity improves the resilience of the ecosystem as a whole and … Read moreFour Cash Crops Take Up Half of Global Farmland

CBS: Giant “nightmare bee” that was once thought to be extinct is discovered alive

Wallace’s Giant Bee (Megachile pluto) named after its discoverer Alfred Russell Wallace, is the world’s largest bee and until recently was thought to be extinct. Last seen in 1981, last month a group of scientists retraced Wallace’s steps and trekked into Indonesia to see if they could find the bee. Their long trek paid off. Check it … Read moreCBS: Giant “nightmare bee” that was once thought to be extinct is discovered alive

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Fight Could Go to the Supreme Court

The fight over the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline may be headed to the Supreme Court. Dominion Energy, the lead developer of the project that would carry fracked natural gas for 605 miles through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, said Tuesday it would appeal to the nation’s highest court after an appeals court refused to … Read moreThe Atlantic Coast Pipeline Fight Could Go to the Supreme Court

Costa Rica Launches ‘Unprecedented’ Plan to Fully Decarbonize by 2050

Costa Rica launched a plan this week to fully decarbonize the country by 2050, setting a goal of powering its electrical grid entirely with renewables by 2030 and aiming to aggressively increase the use of electric vehicles and buses. President Carlos Alvarado signed a decree Sunday laying out a roadmap with key targets in the … Read moreCosta Rica Launches ‘Unprecedented’ Plan to Fully Decarbonize by 2050

Real Organic Project Symposium, March 2 at Dartmouth College

Cornucopia’s colleagues at the Real Organic Project are hosting a symposium at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire on March 2. You will hear many passionate speakers from across the fields of farming, policy, science, and activism offer their takeaways and ideas for action regarding the many challenges and opportunities facing organic farmers today. TED-style talks will be … Read moreReal Organic Project Symposium, March 2 at Dartmouth College

Polluting Pigs in Politics

It’s common knowledge that academic research is often funded by corporations and tainted by industry interests, from the food industry to pesticide makers alike. Big agriculture is also among those with a heavy hand in academia, working to cover up the polluting practices of its concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The late Steve Wing, a … Read morePolluting Pigs in Politics

‘It’s Not Going to Get Turned Around in 10 Years’: Sen. Feinstein Criticized for Dismissive Attitude to Young Climate Activists

An encounter between 15 San Francisco middle and high school students and California Senator Dianne Feinstein on Friday revealed a generational divide within the Democratic party when it comes to acting on climate change. The children arrived to ask Feinstein to support the Green New Deal resolution proposed by Democratic New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez … Read more‘It’s Not Going to Get Turned Around in 10 Years’: Sen. Feinstein Criticized for Dismissive Attitude to Young Climate Activists

NBC: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft caught on tape, charged with soliciting prostitution in human trafficking probe

The billionaire owner of the current Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, 77-year-old Robert Kraft, has been charged with soliciting prostitution at a spa in Florida (thanks to surveillance video showing him receiving sexual services). Kraft is one among more than two dozen people accused in a police sting as part of a human trafficking … Read moreNBC: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft caught on tape, charged with soliciting prostitution in human trafficking probe

The So-Called Political Divide on Coal vs. Renewables Is Fake News

By Jeff Turrentine From a political standpoint, defending coal consumption is harder than ever. Coal is far and away the dirtiest fossil fuel there is in terms of carbon emissions and regular old air pollution (and its messy mining practices certainly aren’t helping its reputation). And when you factor in health care costs, environmental costs, … Read moreThe So-Called Political Divide on Coal vs. Renewables Is Fake News

One Pennsylvania Town Shows How to Properly ‘Zone’ Fracking

By Peter Hart Pennsylvania is home to more than 10,000 fracking wells, which forces communities to live with air pollution, water contamination and an array of health problems linked to drilling. The frackers want to drill more wells, and the state’s Democratic governor is not going to do anything to slow it down. But local … Read moreOne Pennsylvania Town Shows How to Properly ‘Zone’ Fracking

The EPA’s Biosolids Scam Threatens Us All

The use of sewage sludge as fertilizer for your food, renamed “biosolids” by slick industry PR firms, is a growing and under-publicized threat to human health. Sewage sludge is the residue generated during the treatment of domestic waste and contains a cocktail of hazardous substances from industry, hospitals and humans — anything that is discharged … Read moreThe EPA’s Biosolids Scam Threatens Us All

CBS: Man arrested in undercover human trafficking investigation is an LDS bishop in Utah

(Photo: Utah County Sheriff’s Office) This week, detectives in Lehi, Utah arrested David N. Moss, 51, a former Lieutenant with the St. George Police Department (where he supervised the vice squad) and current bishop of a congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lehi, Utah, as part of an undercover operation targeting … Read moreCBS: Man arrested in undercover human trafficking investigation is an LDS bishop in Utah