The True Story of How Hawaii Became Part of the United States
Source: Have Your Sei
According to University of Texas at Austin professor Raj Patel, an expert in ecology and food systems, our demand for meat is driving the sixth mass extinction. Patel is one of many leading academics who contemplate declaring a new age on Earth, called the Anthropocene, since “the fossils of soon-to-be extinct animals will form a line in the rocks of the future.”
It happened – an old dj fav of mine in a skate video.
How Matchbox cars were made in 1965
Source: Boing Boing
The major influences on ocean chemistry today are hydrothermal flow (hot water that has circulated through the crust) and surface weathering (the river transport of material eroded from land into the ocean)
New Zealand Duke Festival – the Program, the Party
What is ‘cultured meat’ and how can it address the most pressing global problems? Let us introduce you to some of the brilliant minds behind it.
Police brutality against protesters is reminiscent of civil-rights battles like Selma. And the state has borrowed millions to fund it.
It’s up to progressives to fight back against this idiocy-promoting rhetoric and save the Earth
Tiny, poor, diabetes-wracked Pacific island nations want to ban junk food, despite risk of WTO retaliation
Growing alternatives to petroleum-based packaging
Source: Case Studies
Landscape architect Kristina Hill focuses on helping cities adapt to climate change, particularly sea level rise. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she discusses the challenges, solutions, and costs of saving cities from encroaching oceans.
How to turn old plastic bottles into 56 different items
The Silicon Valley founders of the Seasteading Institute have falsely promoted themselves for some time as philanthropists.
The logic that maximizing GDP, which is just the summation of all goods and services exchanged for money, will somehow lead to a better world for all is so obviously flawed, yet it continues to be held in high regard by almost every mainstream economist.
From cutting down on meat to contacting your local representatives and investing in clean energy, here are 15 ways to help reduce global carbon emissions
Jonathan Taplin’s new book demonstrates how intellectual property has been hijacked by Facebook, Amazon and Google.