Category: Climate Change

Oregon State receives grant to reduce university food waste

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Materials Management program has awarded Oregon State University with a $27,372 grant to help the university reduce food waste by 10 percent at its Corvallis campus. The money will be used to institute a new computer…

How Cash Crops Are Changing the Environment

Cash crops are profitable forms of creating food that directly affect the environment and doesn’t even get used by the local farmer. So technically, most plants are cash crops — but some crops are significantly different. These are the ones that are planted on…

POLAR BEAR TOWN

WITNESS A ONE-OF-A-KIND COMMUNITY WHERE POLAR BEARS AND HUMANS LIVE TOGETHER
IN A NEW SEASON OF THE SMITHSONIAN CHANNELTM SERIES

2017 Greenest Cities in America – WalletHub Study

With October being National Energy Awareness Month and New York recently becoming the first city to unveil a plan that upholds the Paris Climate Agreement among nearly 250 cities that pledged to do so, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s…

Ensia talks why we MUST protect 600,000 square miles that most people will never see!

WRITERJenny Woodman  @JennyWoodman Science writer and educator October 3, 2017 — Much of what lay beneath the ship was a mystery. The edge of the continental shelf plummets more than 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) somewhere in the vicinity of oceanographer Robert Ballard’s Exploration Vessel…

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