Luke Miller – Aldi is going green with its commitment to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags with compostable bags.
Earth, Nature, Food
Olivia Rosane – The deforestation rate in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade, CNN reported Tuesday.
Dr. Mercola – Recent research links low magnesium levels with diabetes and high blood pressure, both of which are risk factors for heart disease.
Tam Hunt – What is the relationship between mind and matter? It’s resisted a generally satisfying conclusion for thousands of years.
Matt Agorist – The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
John Vibes – The Coca-Cola corporation recently announced that they were able to make a few plastic bottles out of trash that was pulled from the ocean.
The GMI Research Group – Clinical trial finds that tiny broccoli sprouts can help neutralize air pollution.
Olivia Rosane – A team of NOAA researchers didn’t intend to study plastic pollution when they towed a tiny mesh net through the waters off Hawaii’s West Coast.
Elias Marat – Amsterdam is saving the bee population and cutting down on Co2 by planting flowers on bus stops.
Gary Null – United Nation’s staff member Claire Edwards warned of the 5G efforts to dramatically colonize the lower orbital space with a minimum of 20,000 5G satellites by 2022.
Jessica Corbett – “The numbers continue to accelerate, not only because many wars continue to be waged, but also because wars don’t end when soldiers come home.”
Jordan Davidson – The Great Bubble Barrier launched their device last week in Amsterdam’s Westerdok Canal, at the tip of city’s historic canal belt.
Elias Marat – Don’t yell at your dog!
Hans Nicholas Jong – Consumer goods companies behind major brands are getting some of their palm oil from producers linked to fires in Indonesia that have burned an area the size of Puerto Rico.
Dr. Mercola – For the second year in a row, The Coca-Cola Co. was found to be the most polluting brand in a global audit of plastic trash.
Elias Marat – The beloved monarch butterfly is arriving in greater numbers than ever expected.
As Fires Rage in World’s Largest Rainforest, NASA Warns ‘Human Activities Are Drying Out the Amazon’
Jessica Corbett – One scientist said that “if this continues, the forest may no longer be able to sustain itself,” which would seriously hamper efforts to limit global temperature rise and avert climate catastrophe.
John Vibes – The report highlighted concerns about damage to local ecosystems, drinking water, and the potential of earthquakes.
Olivia Rosane – Indigenous rights groups blamed the Bolsonaro government for the killing, since the president has promised to open indigenous reserves to extractive industries.
Mandy Froelich – The hemp plant is incredibly versatile with over 1,000 different uses.