THE FUTURE OF EARTH DAY IN AMERICA

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. With just one year to go for the 50th Anniversary we thought we would take a look at where we are now and what the future holds. On April...

PROTEIN’S CARBON FOOTPRINT – SEE HOW THEY SCORE

What you put on your plate has a large impact on the environment. Research by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and its partners shows that meat and dairy are generally more resource-intensive to produce than plant-based foods, increasing pressure on land, water, and the climate....

World Oceans Day – Dead Zones

Ocean warming and the resulting acidification of coral reefs has been a major point of research for scientists in recent years. Increasingly, dead zones in reefs have also become a common phenomenon as climate change continues to wreak havoc on these delicate ecosystems. In dead...