Category Archives: Health for the Planet

Celebrating Mushrooms!

GREAT  NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Optimist Daily is collecting and sharing articles on the marvels of mushrooms.  From meat substitutes to fighting depression, curing tuberculosis and metabolizing plastic into organic material, mushrooms are emerging as superpowers.  Click on the photo … Continue reading

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Engineers Have Created a Robot to Reseed Coral Reefs with Heat Resistant Strains of Baby Coral

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Scientists have found a way to harvest spawning baby corals who have survived a bleaching episode caused by a heatwave, nurture them until they are ready to plant and redistribute them on degraded reefs. This … Continue reading

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When Alexandria Casio-Cortez Meets Greta Thunberg, “Hope is Contagious!”

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Youth is not a handicap when it comes to seeing clearly that if we don’t do something now, our youth will not have a hopeful future.  These two powerful young women have made a difference, … Continue reading

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8 Billion Trees – You Can Plant 10 Today, or Sign Up to Plant 10 Trees a Month!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Many people are funding great work by selling very reasonably priced and attractive bracelets and other items made from recycled materials.  One really fun one is 8 Billion Trees, and another is 4Ocean. 8 Billion … Continue reading

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thredUp – An online option for buying and selling top quality used clothing, and taking a load off of landfills.

GREAT NEWS IN  NUTSHELL – EVERYTHING MATTERS! thredUP is a highly profitable on-line thrift and  consignment store which is making a difference in how much of our overflowing closets make it to the  land-fill.  It offers the opportunity to clean … Continue reading

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Procter and Gamble are Teaming with Community Organizations and TerraCycle to Recycle Beach Plastics into Shampoo Bottles!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!!! Using it before it hits the ocean!  Bravo to food giant Proctor and Gamble, diverting beach plastic into a million and more Head and Shoulders bottles worldwide.  This emits 60% less CO2 into the atmosphere … Continue reading

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Full-Page Editorial is a Photo of a Sand Sculpture Imploring People to Reduce Plastic Use

‘Full Page Editorial’ Sand Sculpture by Toshihiko Hosaka Implores Japan to Reduce Plastic Look closely, and you will see that those dark spots are people on the beach!  And then you will see the amazing nature of this photograph.  Click … Continue reading

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