Today I wanted to mention a couple quick notes about some interesting developments in wind power. First, Katherine Ellison of Salon.com recently wrote an article about Peter Mandelstam, the founder of Bluewater Wind, and a proposed offshore wind farm in the state of Delaware. … [Read more...] about Recent Wind Power News
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The Rainforest Alliance website has a great article with information about the Cacao tree. It has information on its significance to humans, its habitat and its botany. It also has some fascinating information about the fruit itself and how it has been used over the … [Read more...] about More Cool Projects with the Cacao Tree
Photo courtesy of Planeta.com's Flickr collection Today we are featuring an interview with professional journalist and activist Ron Mader. Mr. Mader is a journalist, photographer and founder of the award-winning website Planeta.com, which for over thirteen years has served … [Read more...] about An interview with Ron Mader of Planeta.com
This week's Living on Earth program on NPR featured a new technology using cow pies that could be used as an eco-friendly flooring material. Michigan State University is researching the idea of combining "digester fibers" with plastic by applying heat and pressure to create … [Read more...] about Eco-Friendly Cow Pie Floors?
One of the most beautiful and fragile landscapes in our hemisphere is Mexico's Baja California Peninsula. Around 50% of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur is designated as a biosphere reserve or as national parks. It is a land full of rare, endemic species and home to … [Read more...] about Celebrating and Protecting a Unique Landscape: Baja California Sur