Polluted air and rivers have acute local health effects and changing rainfall and temperature patterns cause global disruptions in supplies of food and clean water. Learn what is being done to mitigate the impact.
Back to the Roots is committed to transforming one of the largest waste streams in America – the tons of coffee ground waste generated daily- into a highly-demanded, nutritious, and valuable food product: gourmet mushrooms. The Grow-it-at-Home... Read More
The State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Upstate Medical University set out to cut 75% of their campus' footprint. They were able to save $1 million over 20 months by re-processing polypropylene "blue wrap" to cut its use by 23%.
Young University of Michigan engineers take technology to the remote and needy. Michigan Engineering M-HEAL student team travels to Guatemala to meet with doctors and nurses in rural areas and gather information for a remote stethoscope project they... Read More
R. J. Kopchak was formerly the part owner of a fisherman’s co-op in Cordova, Alaska, which was experiencing great success in the late 1980s. Then, on March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground, and "the world changed."
Why are we still burning firewood without any smog controls at all?