Permaculture Offers Solution To Farming In Extreme Heat

Temperature records are being smashed across the US southwest. Last month Arizona set new record high temperatures three times, and as a result of...

Selina Juul Helped Denmark To Cut Food Waste By 25% In 5 Years

Denmark is showing the world just how much food we waste, and shamefully it is easily preventable. An amazing woman named Selina Juul is...

The Value of Energy in Developing Countries

Here at Green Optimistic, we've talked about biomass stoves before. While the Mayon Turbo Stove doesn't advance the design, it demonstrates how energy value...

How Sweet Potatoes Could Save The World!

You may have heard about the explosion in human population, rising oceans leading to lower food crop production and the famine that many are...

Spiders consume an astonishing 800 million tons of insects per year

It is a huge biomass compared to what humans run through in fish and meat per year, a mere 400 tons, or half the...

How to Save Bananas from Extinction

Most people will agree that bananas are some of the cheapest fruits around and that they can be found in stores all over the...

UK Giants Pledge to Halve Food Waste by 2030

The United Kingdom has started a new government-backed plan to cut the amount of food that is wasted annually in Britain – estimated to...

How to Chill a Beer Without a Refrigerator

I have not owned a refrigerator for years. How many? Search me, I have no idea. Long enough to have forgotten the last time I had...

3 Easy Ways to Prevent Food Wastage

When we’re trying to reduce our carbon footprint, it’s natural to focus on the obvious. Cars, plastic, coal, and cattle farming are all among...

Chemical Company Fights Ban on Its Pesticide Connected to Crop Damage

After being linked to the damage of soybean and other crops throughout the US farm belt, the herbicide dicamba is prohibited to be sprayed...