New water bottle for dogs boasts reduced water waste and less mess
March 18, 2010, 11:41 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
The food-grade, stainless steel bottle quenches Fido's thirst without wasting water, fits in most cup holders, and comes in a number of canine-inspired designs.
Paper recovery and recycling sees impressive growth in the U.S.
March 9, 2010, 5:13 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
57.4 percent of the paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered and recycled in 2008, but can we reach 60 percent by 2012?
Safeway inks deal with Hara to further reduce energy use and carbon footprint
February 17, 2010, 10:05 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
The supermarket giant has a long history of reducing waste and increasing efficiency.
Bat-like, nocturnal oilbird enjoys its day in the sun
February 10, 2010, 8:07 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
This native of central and South America, long thought to roost exclusively in dark caves, often spends its days perched in trees, making it an important player in forest ecology.
Prairie dogs may have the most complex language in the animal kingdom
February 5, 2010, 2:25 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
The tiny, burrowing rodents can relay a large amount of information in a seemingly simple bark.
RFD-TV is cable for the John Deere set (but you can watch, too)
February 2, 2010, 3:35 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
Rural America's most important network offers an inside look at country life.
Leading eco-travel company shelves carbon offsetting
November 10, 2009, 3:19 p.m. by Helen Jupiter
An ethical travel operator in Britain denounces carbon offsetting, but are ‘holidays closer to home’ a real solution?
Gates Foundation awards $1 million grant to 'Garbage Dreams' NGO
November 4, 2009, 1:56 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
The Spirit of Youth Association was profiled in the award-winning documentary ‘Garbage Dreams.’ Now they’ve garnered funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.