Black Lives Matter

A list of resources for supporting the Black Lives Matter movement By the “It’s Nice That team” Below you’ll find a list of petitions to sign, funds and charities to donate to, and resources for educating yourself and those around you. The events several weeks ago have sparked a reckoning over police brutality and racial […]


It’s official: Reusables are safe during COVID-19 By Joseph Winters on Jun 26, 2020 ( Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, fossil fuel and plastic industry groups have said that reusable grocery bags and food containers spread the coronavirus. To stay healthy, they’ve encouraged consumers to double down on supposedly safer single-use plastic — things like disposable cups, […]

Climate Change

Sea Level 101: What Determines the Level of the Sea? By Alan Buis,NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Lots of forces are at work on the world’s ocean, and NASA studies them all. When it comes to sea level, NASA does much more than just measure it; they also seek to understand it. But for non-scientists, fathoming the forces […]

Animal Rights

5 myths about dogs – busted by Guest Blogger in the Animals in communities blog Dogs are our best friends, helpers, guides and everyday heroes. So why are our canine friends often mistreated? It’s no wonder that dogs are known as ‘man’s best friend’ – for centuries, they’ve been by our sides. Whether that’s for companionship, home security or […]