MAPS: What Your State Is Good At, And What It's Lame At
Just when you thought you knew everything about a red state or a blue state, these cool maps show that each state is No. 1 in some kind of environmental or public health initiative. (Btdubs, can so...
How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
How the Recycling Industry Creates Jobs
Recycling and reuse are creating more jobs than waste management. Find out how the recycling industry creates jobs worldwide.
Find Out Florida: What Does It Cost To Maintain The Rodman Dam?
This week in The Point podcast, WUFT News answers the question of what the Rodman Dam costs each year to operate. It's about $150,000, less than some environmentalists have said as justification for its removal.
Hawaii Nature Center
A fun and exciting morning at the USFW Honouliuli National Wildlife Refuge in Ewa! Children and parents learned about endangered Hawaiian water birds and fished in the wetlands to see what kinds of...
Not a Drop to Drink: Inside California's Water Crisis
Posted on 23 February 2012 On Earth Magazine When Josie Nieto visits her relatives in Mexicali, Mexico, she luxuriates in long showers. And when she’s thirsty, she enjoys a glass of water straight from the kitchen tap. At Nieto’s own house, the water pressure is so low it can take her 45 minutes to shower and shampoo. And sometimes there’s no water at all, which is why some of her neighbors hoard water in buckets. It’s fine for laundry and houseplants, but Nieto isn’t keen on drinking the stuff. The main pipe of her community water system runs straight down the middle of an irrigation ditch. "I’ve seen dead animals in there," Nieto says The plastic water pipe itself suffers frequent breaks, which can allow contaminants to seep into the system. Washer screens…
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
How Trump's EPA Budget Cut Is Actually Environmental Racism
10 Tips to Energize Earth Month at Work
Sustainable businesses practices aren't just good for the planet - they're good for employees and the bottom line too. Here are 10 tips that will help your company make positive changes, during Earth Month and all year round Bike to work, car pool, use mass transit, or walk. Set goals and compete with friends by logging your hours into the National Bike Challenge or a local Commuter Challenge . Better yet, encourage your workplace to become a Bicycle Friendly Business . Get a recycling or composting program started with the help of Keep America Beautiful. There are lots of ideas and resources at their Recyling@Work portal . Start a Green Team. Follow this checklist from Energy Star, then join one of the many EarthShare green team networks around the country. Read the Impact…
Tips to Establishing a Forest-Friendly Garden
Plant a garden that lives in harmony with your backyard trees by using these helpful tips!