Dear EarthTalk: What are “dark factories” and are they good for the environment?
Monthly Archives: August 2013
These Cyclical Critters are Invading the Northeast on Several Fronts this Spring, but they’re Here to Make Love, Not War. You’d think, with the brouhaha in the media, social and otherwise, that millions of red-eyed, winged creatures are, as you read this, emerging en masse from the ground, creating ear-throttling noise in pursuit of species-furthering […]
Dear EarthTalk: I work for the Gap and know firsthand the amount of waste that’s produced at my store. Can you suggest ways retail stores can reduce waste? And how can I get a conversation started with the people upstairs about recycling and being less wasteful?
© Bo Eide Snemann In the “North Pacific Garbage Patch” Plastic Debris Outweighs ZooplanktonImagine using a thimble to empty a bathtub, with the faucet still running. That’s how experts on ocean plastics pollution generally see schemes focused on extracting the debris from the open ocean instead of strategies to prevent plastic waste from getting there […]
Querido DiálogoEcológico: ¿Podría ser realmente verdad que estamos en medio de la peor sequía en Estados Unidos desde los años treinta?
Querido DiálogoEcológico: Me preocupan los ingredientes tóxicos en mis productos de limpieza, especialmente ahora que tengo niños. ¿Dónde puedo encontrar alternativas menos riesgosas?
strong>Dear EarthTalk: Is nature photography good or bad for the environment?
Climate Kids: How To Teach Our Children About Global Warming They're Smarter About The Environment Than We Think
How can we do a better job of communicating the challenges of climate change to our children so they grow up to take the threat seriously?