A new study from University of Exeter has found that people who have positive experiences with blue spaces, like lakes, rivers or ponds, in childhood tend to have a better sense of well-being as adults.
Dreaming of growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs, but not sure where to start? Growing a garden can feel overwhelming, especially for those of us who feel like we don’t exactly have a green thumb. But don’t worry, this is a beginner’s guide to gardening. EcoWatch spoke with master gardener Kathy Ging from Eugene, […]
Mars – the company that owns Skittles – invites its customers to “taste the rainbow” when they tear open a package and pour some of the multi-colored candies into their mouths. However, what they’re really tasting is titanium dioxide (TiO2).
Protecting biodiversity isn’t just important for its own sake; it’s essential for human wellbeing too. A new report from the The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) – which is often described as the “IPCC for biodiversity” – found that billions of people depend on 50,000 wild species for food, medicine, fuel […]
Cold brew coffee has undergone several transformations in the 21st century for a caffeinated beverage that got its start in the 1600s. Today, steeping coffee in water at room or cold temperatures overnight yields a more mellow coffee full of flavor you might miss if your cup of joe is boiling hot.