Baltic Sea environmental threats: Cormorant doo-doo making a boo-boo and fish with a hint of chemical warfare

    -by Jack Chapman Droppings from the cormorant bird are having a harmful impact on some predatory fish in the Baltic Sea, according to a study from the University of Turku. With the Baltic Sea already dealing with increasing amounts of eutrophication, this species of bird guano goes to show that we need to … More Baltic Sea environmental threats: Cormorant doo-doo making a boo-boo and fish with a hint of chemical warfare

The Green Options

-by Joe Comparini Last year corporate US companies combined to purchase 3,200 megawatts of solar energy, three times the amount they purchased in the year 2014. Slowly companies are making the transition to becoming energy efficient. It is a difficult process for some companies but 10 years down the road they could be 20 percent … More The Green Options

Dope Threads

– by Alex Rubin Pot isn’t just for smoking anymore. With the dawn of marijuana legalization and decrimilinization in states across America, a new sustainable market is developing for a close relative of that “sticky icy”, to quote Snoop Dogg. Hemp, although low in THC (the active component in pot), has been classified as a … More Dope Threads

Green Goals

-by Emily Weaver Many city governments understand that changes in their citizens’ ways of life must be made in order to keep the city sustainable. There is a lot of talk about how to become “green”, but in most places there is not much action and initiative. However, Växjö, Sweden is changing this trend. Led … More Green Goals

eHighways: Next Exit

-by Bruce Duane The International Transport Forum estimates that emissions from road freight transport will grow from 1.1 gigatons of CO2 in 2010 to 4.5 gigatons by 2050 (Siemens). This is a shocking number that does not even include passenger transport. However, if we act now, this number can be reduced dramatically or even reduced … More eHighways: Next Exit