Plastics in Your Life Might Be Causing Reproductive Problems

Twenty years ago, scientists realized that a common chemical in plastic named BPA (bisphenol A) leached out of plastics and caused reproductive problems in...

The Only Country on Earth That Uses Resources Sustainably

A recent study conducted by a bunch of 'University Types' from the University of Leeds found that Vietnam is the only country on earth...

3 Indirect Ways Sustainable Food Makes the World Better

Everyone knows that sustainable foods are better for the environment and that the lack of pesticides and antibiotics make them a safer choice for...

San Diego Padres Food Trucks Lead in Sustainability

When professional sports come to mind, "environmentally-conscious" does not usually follow in the same line of thought. Large parking lots, bright lights and plenty of...

Heroic Food: Helping Veterans through Sustainable Farming

American farming is in somewhat of a crisis, seeing as 30% of farmers are currently over the age of 65 and only 10% are...

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...

80 Percent of Food Traders Fail in Saving Bees and Consumers’ Health from Pesticides

Last month, it was reported that “roboBees”, which can actually pollinate artificially, have been developed by Japanese researchers. The motivation for this effort is...

4 Ways Local Agriculture Can Benefit from Environmental Management

Environmental management is the conscious effort to reduce strain on our world caused by man. Humans produce waste, build large buildings, and consume a...

Australian Wine Industry Devastated by Climate Change

Australia is experiencing climate extremes in the Eastern and Western agricultural regions making vineyard owners very nervous. Eastern Australia, one of the countries longstanding regions...

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...