The U.S. has more installed geothermal capacity than any country in the world—and the capacity for much more… Could it be the next big energy source domestically and beyond?
A thriving coral habitat in the Marshall Islands is under threat of destruction thanks to an airport expansion on Majuro, the capital atoll.
A New Crocodile Species Inhabiting the Ancient Nile Is Discovered through DNA Sequencing
Umbrellas, Boots and Slickers that Are Keeping It Green Ready to suit up for the wet weather and in the market for new gear? Stay dry with umbrellas, boots and slickers that can withstand the elements while keeping resource use to a minimum. 1. Each umbrella ($45) from Monsoon Vermont is unique—colorfully crafted from plastic […]
2.37 Million Tons of Electronics Are Discarded in the U.S. Each Year, and Most of It Ends Up in Landfills 2.37 million tons. This is the amount of electronic waste that was discarded in 2009 in the U.S. alone. Currently, most discarded consumer electronics end up in landfills, or exported out of the U.S, often […]
Letting in Lyme Disease Lack of Biodiversity in Fragmented Forests Leads to Increased Spread of Lyme Disease
Forest fragmentation—when forests are cut down in such a way that only small parcels are left intact—leads to a higher incidence of Lyme disease according to a study published in the journal Conservation Biology. The white-footed mouse is one of the prime carriers of Lyme disease. These mice are most often found in small forested […]