Shining a Light on Sustainability

Lighthouses have been guiding mariners home since the times of The Iliad and The Odyssey in the 8th century BCE. They may have begun as fires on top of hills, known as beacon fires, but they have developed quite magnificently since the times of Homer.  Considered...

Sustainable Sneakers are the New Style

In today’s society, it seems like many individuals have adapted at least one eco-friendly habit into their lives. Whether it is due to the ban on straws in multiple states or companies changing their packaging methods – it is almost difficult to purchase a NON-eco-friendly...

Environment Spotlight: Women in the Environment

Over the past decade, many educational institutions around the United States have implemented programs encouraging young girls to become involved in STEM fields—like the National Girls Collaborative Project, National Math and Science Initiative, and Women in Engineering Proactive Network, to name a few—but there is...

Your Guide to Greenwashing

In today’s world, it is vital to be environmentally conscious. Businesses, products, services, and institutions are all working towards including environmental responsibility in their business mission. But, how can you tell who is actually ‘doing good’? Competition brings out the worst in some — and this can lead to...

Happy National Moth Week!

It’s National Moth Week! Moths are one of the Earth’s most diverse organisms, and while they may not get the same rep as their beautiful ‘cousin’ critter, butterflies, moths are nonetheless vital to our ecosystem, and have some pretty intricately patterned wings, too! In the spirit of giving moths...

18 Questions with Zach Wolf

Zach Wolf is a true agriculture Renaissance man. From championing Biodynamic® agriculture to directing farm operations for the School of Social Change and serving as a Research Fellow at the Nature Institute -- if it has to do with the land, he’s the person to...