Photo courtesy of Webzer at Flickr.com. The ocean covers more than 70% of the earth's surface, and it's a major part of the ecosystem that we rely on. Phytoplankton are responsible for about half of the oxygen produced worldwide. More than 1 billion people rely on fish for a … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to a Healthy Ocean: Protecting our Oceans from Pollution
Photo courtesy of ecupaintingguild at Flickr.com. With all the news coverage focused on the election, there are a lot of important and/or awesome things that have escaped attention. Here's a quick overview of environmental news that's worth following: First off, it's common … [Read more...] about News that has nothing to do with Election 2008
For those of you not familiar with the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex (or if you live in Dallas it's Dallas/Fort Worth...but what do they know), the area is like one big city managed by a couple of big city governments and an absurd number of smaller ones. It's why the Dallas … [Read more...] about 1st LEED gold certified car dealership opens in Rockwall, Texas
Photo courtesy of brentdanley at Flickr.com. Where some people see heat mirages on a highway, others see potential energy savings. A company in the Netherlands has developed a way to use asphalt roads to produce energy. Considering the number of miles of blacktop we have … [Read more...] about Have you driven on a solar panel today?