Environment

Alt. Fuel: Scientists Turn Algae into Usable Fuel in Less than an Hour

Alt. Fuel: Scientists Turn Algae into Usable Fuel in Less than an Hour

By: Christina Sarich, Algae has already been touted as a natural healing wonder. Not only does have its high chlorophyll content and special plant compounds been shown to defeat cancer and heart disease, it also shows promise as a replacement for butter and eggs in gluten free and vegan baked goods. Even giants like Unilever, which make unhealthy household […]

Crime down and revenue up in Colorado since start of marijuana legalization

Crime down and revenue up in Colorado since start of marijuana legalization

The great green experiment underway in Colorado is continuing to yield considerable results after five full months of marijuana legalization, according to the latest statistics out of the first state in America to lift the prohibition on pot. Crime in Colorado’s capital city, Denver, has dropped by more than a tenth, local law enforcement data […]

Environmental Photographer of the Year Beautifully Showcases Climate Change

Environmental Photographer of the Year Beautifully Showcases Climate Change

Pictures do speak louder than words. That’s why the Environmental Photographer of the Year award was created to allow photographers the opportunity to capture climate change repercussion and bring to light the many environmental and social issues that demand attention. With over 10,000 submissions this year, there is clearly an interest in and engagement with […]

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