Volcanoes Around the World are Springing to Life

There are few things in nature as fascinating as volcanoes. There are also few things that are as deadly. There are regular old volcanoes, and there are super-volcanoes. Super-volcanoes have the capacity to wipe out civilization, and one such super-volcano in Italy appears to be waking from a 500-year slumber. [1] Monte Nuovo (year 1538). […]

Italian Farmers Turn to Cannabis to Fight Soil Contamination

Farmers in a region of Italy have a unique use for cannabis, and it has nothing to do with getting high. It seems that the low-THC hemp helps decontaminate polluted soil. Vincenzo Fornaro says: “For generations, our family produced ricotta and meat.” He points to an empty farm that once housed more than 600 sheep. In […]