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Bees Absolutely Love Cannabis & It Could Help Restore Their Populations

Bees are major fans of hemp and a recent study has found that the taller the hemp plants are the larger the number of bees that will flock to it. The new research, spearheaded by researchers at Cornell University and published last month in Environmental Entomology, shows that humans aren’t the only fans of weed. The findings also …

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A Month’s Worth of Rain Falls on Australia in the Course of One Day—Finally!

The skies have fallen over the land down under and rain continues to pour in Australia. Heavy rain has already helped to extinguish 32 fires Thursday morning. With an expectancy of 30 to 80mm of rain between now and Sunday, some worries vanished while others are just beginning to surface. While this may mark a …

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Italy & New Zealand Take Lead Incorporating Climate-Change Curriculum in School Systems

Last year’s flood in Venice was a catalyst for Italy standing for change. A recent law passed in Italy requiring public school systems to incorporate climate change into the curriculum. Starting in September 2020, educators must cover the topic for a span of 33 hours over the school year. Italy’s Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti told …

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Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food To Everyone: For Free

(Originally posted at Collective Evolution) Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part …

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Australia Air-Drops Up to 5,000 Pounds of Vegetables to Feed Fire-Stricken & Starving Wildlife in Australia

The New South Wales (NSW) government recently launched “Operation Rock Wallaby” to counteract irreversible damage affecting the livelihood of Australia’s at-risk marsupial population. Australian aircrafts continue to drop vegetables to feed thousands of starving animals. This is the first, out of many, attempts to provide nourishment for the innocent and endangered. Surviving the Aftermath Up …

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London’s New Biotech Tree Towers Filter Pollution Equivalent to 825 Trees

The high costs of climate change charge heavy prices. Unhealthy air levels increase throughout the globe. Fires destroy forests at alarming rates while taking lives of the innocent. However, nature is one of our greatest teachers. City developers, architects, and engineers are creatively coming up with ways to produce harmony in every project. Three new …

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500 Zero-Emission Electric Buses in NYC to Maintain Clean Air & Provide Effecient Transportation

New York City’s MTA announced on December 15, 2019, that it has deployed the first round of 15 electric buses on the 14th street busway route. This roll-out modernizes public transportation while maintaining clean air for pedestrians, tourists, and the environment. It also represents the first installment of 500 zero-emission electric buses. These will be purchased as …

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New Zealand Glacier Melt Increases by 30% As Australia’s Tragedy Crosses Overseas

Carbon black glaciers and fire lit skies… The effects of recent Australian bushfires disrupt the ecosystem on more than a local scale. As animals and habitats were directly hit, smoke is the residue that leaves a lasting effect after chaos settles. Expert recently claimed the Australian fires increase New Zealand glacier melt by 30% as …

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Life in These Sustainable Off-Grid Homes Don’t Sacrifice Luxury or Convenience

The planet is becoming louder to the environmental impacts we inflict daily. As fires in California and Australia heat the atmosphere snowcaps begin to melt and raise sea levels. It is crucial we take responsibility and make changes in our daily operations. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean we must sacrifice modern comforts. In the 70s, …

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Scientists Discover New Roadmap to End Insect Apocalypse

According to more than 70 scientists worldwide, we must eliminate the use of pesticides and opt for natural farming approaches to end an insect apocalypse. Time is of the essence as humans must reverse insect habitat loss, over-harvesting, invasive species, and address the climate crisis. Unsustainable practices must be diminished. Scientists are studying which insects …

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