Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre: Building biodegradable solutions
May 8, 2012, 1:33 a.m. by Amy Evans
Five years ago, this N.Y. duo invented a natural product that works like plastic foam but is made from all organic materials. Now they are working with the federal government and businesses to find new applications.
Daniell Washington: Bringing ocean awareness to young people
April 20, 2012, 1:27 a.m. by Amy Evans
She's barely out of college, but this young marine conservationist already has a thriving nonprofit that's teaching kids about the importance of the Earth's oceans.
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