Climate-Proof Crops and Exotic Wheat DNA
As global temperatures continue to rise, a recent study revealed a way to improve crop resilience and food security by altering the DNA of wheat. This week on the podcast, we share the latest research on increasing crop yield, talk about some unusual new food sources that could be delicious, and is this the new American Idol of eliminating wheat variations?
How to Raise Earth-Friendly Children
Everyone has a role in protecting the planet, including the youngest family members. Indeed, climate change affects them the most, as reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is critical to keeping global warming to no more than 1.5 C. Scientists warn of widespread catastrophe if humanity fails to achieve this goal. Children are our future. How […]
Teaching Children Sustainability Through DIY Projects
Children learn new things about the world every day. When they’re not discovering words or watching educational shows on TV, they build social and emotional connections with other people. It’s good to continually expand their knowledge, especially at home. You don’t need to start homeschooling or form lesson plans to teach your kids about things […]
Green Ways to Spring Clean Your Life
As I sit here looking around, I realize that the time has come to dive into some spring cleaning. Of course, to many people, spring cleaning means doing a little dusting, maybe straightening out a bit and leaving it at that. We, however, have managed to amass a number of items that we no longer […]
If You Could Only Do One Green Thing in Your Life, What Would It Be and Why?
Image by Dominic Alves / Creative Commons When it comes to going green or being more environmentally-friendly, there are many things people can and should do. Changes in how we live, however, all start with a change in how we think about the environment, how we think about the impact we are having on the […]