Currently there are about 75,000,000 pigs in the United States. They generate a lot of poop, for which disposal is an ongoing problem in need of good solutions. North Carolina is home to about 12%Continue reading
Like booze, sex and profanity, plastics have become a sin.
Poop is a resource that should be used more efficiently.
If you want to leave a big carbon footprint on the atmosphere, choose cremation in an electric furnace.
When large nets are used to capture desirable species, there is often “bycatch” of undesirable species that are often thrown back into the water.
It gives me pause to see proposals now before government agencies to relax the standards for discharge and stream protection
For the purposes of maintaining water quality in the Hudson River, it shouldn’t matter if I dump my sewage or industrial waste into a small tributary or directly into the River.
It is likely that the organisms in many streams across the U.S. are bathed in a weak solution of birth control pills, caffeine, hypertension blockers, and lithium.
Are lithium resources in short supply?
When we cast a blind eye to the exposure of people to toxics during the disassembly of our products, we are ignoring the true cost of those products to the environment—what economists call an externality.