During summer break, many college students spend their free time working at fast food joints or hanging out with friends. But University of Texas student Amanda Cuellar spent last summer doing much-needed development work in Mexico, working with Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW).
The marshlands on the Connecticut coast are alive with
parakeets? Yes, green monk parakeets from South America have found there way to more than a dozen states, and in some places they’ve run afoul of utility power lines.
Replacing dire warnings about fire and brimstone after death with a call for immediate action on global warming right here and now, 85 evangelical leaders proclaimed, "This is God’s world, and any damage that we do to God’s world is an offense against God himself." It was a jolt from President Bush’s own "base."
Although traditional corn-based ethanol has a loyal constituency in farm states, support for bio-ethanol, also known as cellulosic ethanol, is growing.
All the hype about New Zealand being clean and green: is it exaggerated? New Zealand is touted internationally as one of the most breathtaking places to visit and a conservation leader. But the truth, say the country’s environmental leaders,
Pedal-powered “pedicabs” are pollution free and a positive alternative to regular taxicabs for short-distance urban travel, but they aren’t always welcomed with open arms.
More and more animal diseases are “jumping” the species barrier to infect human beings, and the avian influenza strain H5N1 is no exception. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), since 2003, 170 people have contracted avian influenza H5N1, 90 of whom have died.
Don’t Pan-ic! New Non-Stick Cookware Alternatives Safer and Easy to Clean Searching for the Safest Cookware
Tried-and-true alternatives to Teflon non-stick cookware might go a long way toward easing the conscience of the cook in your house.