Good News Friday: National Geographic Ditches Plastic Magazine Wrappers

From: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/06/editor-letter-plastic-planet-waste-pollution-crisis/ As part of their planet or plastic campaign, which aims to inform consumers about plastic waste and encourage cutting out single use plastics, National Geographic has gotten rid of the plastic wrappers on their magazines. Subscribers of their magazine in the U.S., U.K., and India will now receive their magazines wrapped in a …

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Good News Friday: Midwestern Farms Sequester Carbon

30 years ago, farmers stopped leaving their fields fallow during the summer months, in favor of planting seasonal shallow root cash and food crops. Interestingly, it increased the probability of rainfall.

If it’s naturally occuring, it probably won’t kill you

This is where it really started.  Before organics.  Before cutting out processed foods.  The focus was on whether or not the food could be classified as "real." Remember those commercials about high fructose corn syrup?  You know, the ones that show people enjoying a popsicle, or fruit-flavored colorful sugar water (with Vitamin C!) at a …

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