The glow of city lights blotting out stars in the night sky has frustrated many a stargazer, but recent studies have shown that “light pollution”—defined as excess or obtrusive light at night—can actually have serious health effects, including a potential breast cancer link.
No natural pest- and weed-prevention methods are perfect (although flame weeders sure look fun). But keeping your garden healthy is the place to start.
Goats are increasingly being used to keep down grasses and other tinder that can help start or exacerbate wildfires.
The San Francisco International Airport & UC Berkeley have called in the local forest fire prevention squad: a team of sure-footed goats…