Insect Wisdom + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: what might be hidden in kids’ school supplies, how scientists are fighting plastic pollution, and lessons learned from an unlikely source.
The New York Times
A recent investigation found dangerous chemicals in certain brands of crayons, markers, and notebooks.
A group of scientists is embarking on a massive plastic cleanup off the coast of San Francisco. An innovative floating barrier will aim to collect five tons of plastic debris each month.
An alarming look at the connection between feeding livestock antibiotics and the rise of food-borne outbreaks of drug-resistant bacteria.