FOOD WASTE: A PROBLEM WE CAN SOLVE
About half the food that is grown around the world is never eaten. Much of that waste occurs on farms, processing plants, and supermarkets. On average, every one of us throws away 23 pounds of
'Shocking' Levels of PCB Chemicals in UK Killer Whale Lulu
The BBC is reporting that a killer whale, called Lulu, was found dead on the Isle of Tiree in Scotland last year after becoming entangled in fishing lines. But tests now reveal her body contained among the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyls,
Huge Crowds Attend March for Science in NYC, Worldwide
Newsday is reporting that Tens of thousands of scientists and their allies marched through Manhattan Saturday to protest President Donald Trump’s approach to science, including his job picks for top regulatory posts and proposed funding cuts to research and enforcement.
Block Island Now Powered by Nation's First Offshore Wind Farm
Lorraine Chow of Ecowatch is reporting that Block Island, the smallest town in the country's smallest state, is now powered by Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind, the nation's first offshore wind farm.
Block Island Power Company officially silenced its diesel generating plant
Pipeline Leak Caused Deadly Colorado House Explosion
Investigators recently announced that a deadly April 17 explosion in Firestone, Colorado was caused by an abandoned leaking pipeline that was still connected to a natural gas well owned by Anadarko Petroleum.
The 1-inch pipeline was cut about 10 feet from the recently-built