Rediscover Native American Herbs

  From the very first time the Native peoples of America met travelers from Europe, natural herbal remedies from the Western Hemisphere have embarked on their own travels — into the lives of people on every continent. One of the first exchanges occurred when the Powhattan tribe taught Europeans how to grow corn using natural…

Plastic Cesspool: Our Ocean System?

          This in from the Smithsonian: Plastic is the most pervasive pollutant in the ocean today. But researchers have struggled to estimate just how much of the 6 billion tons of plastic that has been manufactured since the mid-20th century ultimately winds up in the ocean. Based on the calculations, at…