Vermont’s Honeybee-Inspired Barr Hill Gin

An eco-conscious brand from Vermont's Caledonia Spirits

Once covered in vast swathes of pristine forest, New England began suffering habitat loss in the 1600s when European colonizers sowed the seeds of deforestation for both timber and agriculture. It was a massive blow to the biodiversity of the region, but not all hope is lost in the modern era. People—from their homes and businesses alike—have been embracing the fight for wildlife conservation, with …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A cosmic fingerprint, cooling with terracotta, a map explaining what Indigenous territory you're on and more

Oakland to Return Park Land to Indigenous People Oakland, California is slated to become one of the first US cities to return land to Indigenous people—and the first to do so for a federally unrecognized tribe. The city council is planning to rematriate Sequoia Point—a five-acre park owned by the city—to the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, the East Bay Ohlone tribe and the Confederated Villages …

Bioglitter

Available in six colors that are named after semi-precious stones—Obsidian, Tiger’s Eye, Citrine, Jasper, Moonstone and Amethyst—and reflect its natural ingredients, TooD’s bioglitter is the world’s only truly biodegradable glitter. While plenty of cosmetic glitter products tout themselves as sustainable, the compostable options are impractical (wearers must scrape it off their face and then go through the several composting steps) and many that claim to …