Hank D and the Bee: 3 Bees Discuss Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

Hank D and the Bee: 3 Bees Discuss Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

Those sound like 2 very American reactions to this horrible news. More on the parasite, Merck, and General Mills From Grist: Zombie bees! (the article that inspired the cartoon) From NaturalSociety: Anthony Gucciardi Speaks on Gardasil Dangers, Merck’s Political Corruption From Cornucopia: The General Mills Cereal Scorecard Follow the rest of the Hank D and […]

3 ways to green your Halloween

green halloween pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner again (can you believe it?!). And since you care about the environment, you probably want to know how you can have a fun Halloween without killing too many people or animals, right? Well then these ideas are bound to help you out.

Hank D and the Bee: Bee visits grandpa again

Hank D and the Bee: Bee visits grandpa again

After the last two visits, I see why bee doesn’t drop in on grandpa more often. Help the “Maybees” From The Great Sunflower Project: Join The Hunt for Bees! From Care 2: Honeybee Crisis Continues: How You Can Help Stop Colony Collapse Disorder From Your Garden Show: Bugs, birds and bees need you! From PBS: […]

Caption this: Cute polar bear pic of the day

Oops I fell over...and I'm so ashamed.

Whether it be a cuddly polar bear cub gnawing on a giant bone or the bashful and acrobatic polar bear in this pic, every day is better with cute pictures of polar bears.

Weigh in with a caption of this picture in the comments.

What do orangutans have to do with your shampoo?

Orangutans have good reason to be scared of shampoo...it's production destroys their home.

What do toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, and many other hygiene products have to do with orangutans? There is a commodity that comes from palm trees called palm oil. The lauryl alcohol found in palm and coconut oil is used to produce a synthetic product called sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate or SLS for short. So no problem right? […]

How to build a frog pond in your garden

Garden frog

Looking to add a special touch to your garden? Up to one third of all frog species are on the endangered list and every pond lost is one less place they can live. You can help turn this around by creating a frog-friendly haven in your garden. Not only will this attract amphibians, it’ll also provide ornamental value. Small birds will love it too.

Every day should include a cute polar bear pic

polar bear cub and bone

I often times fall asleep while gnawing on a giant bone. Don’t you? Polar bears are ferocious predators, this is true. But those cold hunting conditions, the energy expended in the hunt itself, and the full belly that results from the feast is enough to tire out even the toughest polar bear cub.

Polar bears go ninja on BBC’s robot spy cameras

Polar bear destroying a BBC documentary camera

Polar bears like being secretly filmed just as much as an unsuspecting girl in the shower…and they made that pretty clear to the BBC when they destroyed not one, but all of their robotic spy cameras being used to shoot a documentary.

Fighting global warming through sea otter cuteness

California sea otters

Global warming is real, but no one really agrees on what is the best way to combat and reverse it. I don’t know about the best way, but the cutest way to fight it is definitely with sea otters.