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.
As we start to acutely feel the negative effects of outdated regulatory policies (and sometimes simply a lack thereof), its time to push for change.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.
An LED may cost a little more, but they last longer and use much less energy.
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.
By composting our food and other organic scraps, rather than throwing them away, we can actually help the environment instead of hurting it.
The controversial Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Refuge is an attempt to maintain some shelter for endangered marine organisms.
Bill McKibben is the first to admit that he’s a natural introvert, more comfortable writing his thoughts on the page than exclaiming them to an audience. But his years of public activism and personal dedication to the cause shone through in all he had to say, and I don’t think I was alone in hanging onto his every word.
When large nets are used to capture desirable species, there is often “bycatch” of undesirable species that are often thrown back into the water.