There's more to avocados than toast.
Africa's biggest urban slum -- Kibera -- in Kenya's capital Nairobi, has serious public health issues: lack of potable water and the absence of formalized sewage systems are two biggies.
If it hasn't been incinerated, every piece of plastic ever produced is still with us. There is no time for any species to biologically adapt to cope with plastic, including us. We have to make an effort to culturally evolve with way less plastic.
When you get out of the metropolitan areas you discover that the people who have lived here forever and care about the place they call home, want to keep this road alive. And then there are those who just happened by one day and fell in love.
This Father's Day, I can finally say that I am at peace with Dad. Thanks to two friends -- angels on Earth really -- one of whom, was a complete stranger who helped me let go of the unsettled business I had with pops.
When a friend calls you about a labor of love based on seeing his friend in a dream, it's generally not newsworthy unless your friend is Dr. John and his friend is Louis Armstrong.
My brother does something that means a great deal to me: He uses the power of the Internet, and social media, to bring orchestral music to people who might not otherwise encounter it, or who might ignore it or who might think it's simply not for them.
What is known is that catastrophic die-offs of dolphins and other marine mammals are occurring with greater frequency and virulence around the world. They are an indication that the oceans are in deep, deep trouble; perhaps greater trouble than we have imagined.
If environmental pollution turns out to be a factor in diabetes, the pesticide industry had better brace itself for a new level of scrutiny.