Photo courtesy of adactio at Flickr.com. Shrimp are delicious, and the average American eats about 4 lbs of these crustaceans each year. Even though shrimp account for a huge portion of our diet, very few people think about where the shrimp on their dinner table came from. … [Read more...] about Shrimp, shrimp farming, and the environment. Is your meal safe?
Photo courtesy of fastfoodforthought at Flickr.com. Rooftop gardens, which are also sometimes called "Green Roofs", have been encouraged in the developed world as a way of moderating urban temperature and rain water flood surges. In India, a new program is developing rooftop … [Read more...] about Rooftop gardens offer hope in India
Photo courtesy of ibeginz at Flickr.com. Did you know that there are hundreds (and maybe even thousands) of underground coal fires burning out of control? These fires can occur naturally, but most of them are caused by mining activity or industrial accidents near coal seams. … [Read more...] about Underground coal fires around the world, an environmental problem