A Dead Fish “Vitamin Pill,” Microbes that Put Dinner on the Table, and a Truck that Runs On Cow Manure
From microbial biochemistry to recycling dead fish to manure-to-energy converters, here’s this week’s most surprising sustainability news.
Nuclear Power Without the Meltdowns?
When it comes to nuclear power, one word in particular instills fear: meltdown. But what is a meltdown? Can one be avoided?
Mountain of Trash: Everest’s Environmental Disaster
We often picture the Himalayas as pristine. In reality, Everest's snows cover empty oxygen tanks, wrappers, cans, and an array of debris left behind by climbers.
It’s Not Magical Realism: Bullets That Bloom
With all the human casualties of armed conflict, sometimes the environmental impacts go unnoticed. But the U.S. military has started to ...
A History of Brazil
The largest country in South America is home to a wide variety of cultures, fascinating history, and some of the most pristine wilderness found anywhere in the world.
Is it Nutritionally Beneficial to Go Organic?
Research suggests that there are real nutritional differences between organic and non-organic produce, milk, and meat.
We’re Wasting As Much As Half the Food We Produce
Research suggests that at least half of the food produced is lost before and after it reaches the consumer.
Climate Change and Migration
Multiple research bodies show how climate change and natural disasters cause migration and refugees crises.
Lead: Our Four-Thousand Year Old Pollutant
The history of lead pollution goes back 4000 years.
L’Anse aux Meadows and the Viking Discovery of North America
Vikings traveled to the New World centuries before Columbus, setting up the establishment that is L'Anse aux Meadows.