Author: Ziggy Marley

Climate Change Is Intensifying Food Shocks

Photo by Tech Sgt. Patrick Evenson/US Air National Guard Article via civileats.com The rain and floods that have plagued the Midwest since March have wreaked havoc on agriculture. In Nebraska alone, farmers lost an estimated $440 million of cattle. They’re still recovering from the blizzard–flood combination, as well as the sand left...

Meet The Amazon Employees Challenging Jeff Bezos On Climate Change

Photo by AMAZON EMPLOYEES FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE Article via forbes.com An open letter from these employees called for CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s Board of Directors to adopt a climate plan shareholder resolution that included setting goals for emission reductions, moving away from fossil fuels and prioritizing climate change in future...

Can Tiny Fungi Solve Our Giant Plastic Problem?

Photo by Ajikumar/BCCL/Hyderabad Article via Weather.com Fungi are said to be grand recyclers of the planet and are considered vanguard species in habitat restoration. Now Indian scientists have found that they may also be the answer to one of the biggest environmental problems – plastic pollution. They have...

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management?

Photo by Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports Article via usatoday.com SKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — In striking an agreement with the NFL Players Association this week that calls for further study of alternative therapies for pain management, the NFL is sending signals that it has an open mind on...

Baby sea lion rescued by cops from busy highway

Photo via AP Article via canoe.com SAN FRANCISCO — A baby sea lion wandered onto a busy highway in South San Francisco Tuesday, stopping vehicles and alarming motorists before officials whisked it away. SFGATE reports California Highway Patrol received the call around 8:30 a.m. Motorists had tried to shoo...

Illinois Lawmakers Release Marijuana Legalization Details

Photo by Desmond Alexander Article via marijuanamoment.net According to an 11-page summary of the legislation obtained by Marijuana Moment on Friday, Illinois residents will be allowed to possess 30 grams of cannabis flower, five grams of concentrates and 500 milligrams of THC contained in cannabis-infused products. Non-residents of...

Ziggy Marley and Willie Nelson Make BeachLife Fest a Family Affair in Redondo

Photo by Donna Balancia Article via californiarocker.com Ziggy Marley and Willie Nelson made the first BeachLife Festival in Redondo Beach a family affair that locals will remember for a long time to come. The 3-day all-ages fest catered to a range of musical tastes as well, blending the South...

Liverpool stun Barcelona to overcome deficit and reach UCL final

Photo by Peter Powell Article via ESPN.com Liverpool produced one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history to beat Barcelona 4-0 on Tuesday, overturning a three-goal first-leg deficit and advancing to their second successive final with a 4-3 aggregate victory.Two goals each from stand-in forward Divock...