Plastics are accumulating rapidly in our oceans, and the consequences (not just for our beaches, but for the entire ocean ecosystem) are both real and dire. Here are 30 ways to eliminate plastic from your everyday life.
In a year of natural disasters, fires consumed California, followed by terrifying mudslides. We’re woefully underprepared to pay for the consequences of climate change. If ever there was a time to act, it’s now. It’s never been more clear.
Like booze, sex and profanity, plastics have become a sin.
Poop is a resource that should be used more efficiently.
The last thing anyone expects in paradise are GMO testing sites. And yet, vast swaths of the southern part of Kaua’i are becoming just that: open-aired laboratories for some biotech companies.
After years of studying and writing about restoration, Erika Zambello (MEM’15) had a rewarding experience building an oyster reef with her own two hands.
I’m researching the organic carbon produced by algae. To collect samples of this excreted organic carbon, I push my algae culture through a filter with holes that are 250 times smaller than the width of a human hair.
As we start to acutely feel the negative effects of outdated regulatory policies (and sometimes simply a lack thereof), its time to push for change.
For a developing country of 5 million people, Costa Rica’s environmental policies include spectacular feats of long-term thinking and a dedicated commitment to the future.
Trump may have pulled the United States federal government out of the Paris Climate Accord, but he can’t stand in the way of a dedicated citizenry determined to forge ahead.