Don’t forget that bees face extinction — and that matters

Bees are essential to our food supply and to our future. If you can do anything to avoid their becoming extinct, why not do it? https://brightvibes.com/1457/en/its-official-the-bee-is-the-most-important-living-being-on-the-planet It's official... The Bee Is The Most Important Living Being On The Planet Image source: Pixabay 78 Social shares Sustainable Planet The Earthwatch Institute concluded that bees are the … Continue reading Don’t forget that bees face extinction — and that matters

Bookmark this one: 8 best fact-checking websites

Snopes is where I usually go but some of these websites might be more useful in certain areas. https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/true-5-fact-checking-websites The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth Megan Ellis Updated September 30, 2019 7 minutes The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth Email Facebook Pinterest Twitter Advertisement With deliberate misinformation campaigns and … Continue reading Bookmark this one: 8 best fact-checking websites

95% of baby foods contain toxic metals

The key paragrah is the final one with recommendations. https://www.ecowatch.com/toxic-metals-baby-food-2641003126.html? Toxic Metals Found in 95 Percent of Baby Foods Jordan Davidson Oct. 17, 2019 11:23AM EST Food Heavy metals that may damage a developing brain are present in 95 percent of baby foods on the market.Cirou Frederic / PhotoAlto Agency RF Collections / Getty Images … Continue reading 95% of baby foods contain toxic metals

Wash avocados before you cut them open

Just eating can sometimes be complicated. We're no longer supposed to rinse chicken for fear of spreading salmonella but we are supposed to wash avocados. Geez. http://dish.allrecipes.com/need-wash-avocados/ You’re Probably Making This Dangerous Avocado Mistake By Kimberly Holland Skipping this step in your avocado prep could make you very sick. If you pick up your avocado … Continue reading Wash avocados before you cut them open

These 20 companies have known since 1965 that they are the top creators of the climate crisis

This article is a keeper if you like having facts for the effect of fossil fuel production and use on the climate crisis. For example, these 20 companies are responsible for one-third of the greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era beginning 1965 -- when the fossil fuel industry knew, for a fact, about the … Continue reading These 20 companies have known since 1965 that they are the top creators of the climate crisis

Need to scale up this use for algae

I'd love to have seen more detail here. Algae doesn't need to be mined but how much energy is required for the processing? https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2019/10/researchers-turn-algae-into-a-material-as-hard-as-steel/ Researchers turn algae into a material as hard as steel The material has two major benefits for the climate. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 (Photo credit: A. Battenberg / Technical University of … Continue reading Need to scale up this use for algae