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The Term 'Drought' Is Out of Date for the American Southwest. They Call It 'Aridification' Now by Charles P. Pierce From the High Country News: This spring, the Colorado River Research Group, an independent team of scientists focused on the rive ...
Congress just legalized hemp On Wednesday, Congress voted to pass the US Farm Bill, legalizing hemp, a species of cannabis that CBD can be extracted from but that isn’t psychoactive. Historically, hemp has been illegal to sell or grow in the US, alt ...
Sustainability committee spearheads efforts for a greener TCU By Mariana Rivas TCU might bleed purple, but the TCU sustainability committee wants to make it green. The committee is looking to broaden its reach on campus by bringing more awarenes ...
415 investors representing over USD $32 trillion in assets statement on climate change As institutional investors with millions of beneficiaries around the world, we reiterate our full support for the Paris Agreement [link] and strongly urge all gov ...
Sociology Professor Helps Students Bridge the Generation Gap With Service Finding a common thread between generations can sometimes be difficult these days. So, when one of Dr. Keith Whitworth’s students brought Cycling Without Age to his attention, ...
Sustainable seafood = more $$$, no? Video The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) served reporters in the District of Columbia a sustainable seafood lunch. The MSC certified dish was purchased from a restaurant brand found in the city. Can you guess wh ...
Major merger in Agroforestry announced World’s leading forestry and agroforestry organizations merge for accelerated impact to address climate change Innovation and investments worth trillions of dollars in landscape restoration, climate adaptation ...
Paper recycled by Des Moines residents was diverted to landfill due to lack of buyers For four months this summer, the paper that central Iowa residents dutifully placed in their curbside recycling bins ended up at the landfill where it was buried w ...
‘We are in trouble.’ Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018. In 2017, global emissions grew 1.6 percent. The rise in 2018 is projected to be 2.7 percent. The expected increase, which would bring fossil fuel and industrial emissions to ...
WWF Living Planet Report 2018 Over the past 50 years our Ecological Footprint – one measure of our consumption of natural resources – has increased by about 190%. Wetlands are the most impacted category, having lost 87% of their extent in the modern ...
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