Just as sustainably sourced products often take into consideration the conditions of workers and the support of their communities, sustainable cities must evaluate features such as transportation, housing, and the design of outdoor and indoor public spaces, all of which have an effect on not just the environment but also people of all ages.
How about alpaca farming? It may seem quite unusual, but there are about 53,000 alpacas in the United States and many farms and breeders from Alaska to Florida.
Is chocolate an aphrodisiac?
Science has yet to demonstrate that chocolate has any real aphrodisiac effect, but the placebo effect is certainly helping chocolate achieve results.
Learn about a wide range of topics, including geology, mycology, ornithology, ichthyology, herpetology, botany, mammalogy, entomology, astronomy, environmental interpretation, and information about local habitats like prairies and watersheds.
Winter is a great time to go nuts for squirrels and watch them scamper around looking for food while much of nature is dormant within its seasonal sleep.
Have you heard about aquaponic or hydroponic techniques and want to try them?
A terrarium is like an aquarium for plants, usually within a glass or transparent container.
It’s time to toss out the trash for the last time. Yes, the last time! On Jan. 31, you walk to the curbside pickup bin carrying your last bag of garbage and a camera.
What will your New Year’s resolution be for 2015? Whether it’s losing weight, transitioning to solar power, adopting a new hobby, or something else entirely, there is one aspect of making a change in one’s lifestyle that is often overlooked: focus. Many people resolve to make a difference as part of their New Year’s resolution….
About half of all American adults don’t drink dairy milk, according to the trade journal Dairy Today. Even though 90 percent of US adults can drink milk, about 75 percent of the world’s adult population is lactose intolerant.