Category: environment

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental illness than pet-free city dwellers; according to new research.

One of the most popular national daily newspapers in Japan circulated an entirely recyclable newspaper. It had plant seeds embedded in the news print. After reading, you could plant the newspaper directly into soil and it would grow.

Some people in the USA modify their cars to produce thick black diesel smoke to protest/annoy cyclists and environmentalist. It’s called ‘Rolling Coal’.

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American environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill lived in a 1500 year old California Redwood tree for 738 days to prevent it being cut down by the Pacific Lumber Company. The Simpson’s episode “Lisa the Tree Hugger” was inspired by Hill’s story.

A scientist got a call from his dad saying that the wetlands they used to visit together were extremely polluted and would disappear. He went back and created a recovery project. Paying 90% of expenses by himself he started to clean the lake, and 3 years later thousands of birds had returned. source

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