In an attempt to “do it the right way,” developer Syd Kitson is building Babcock Ranch, an 18,000-acre planned community just north of Ft. Meyers, with hope that it can operate almost entirely on solar power. So far about 200…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Walmart says that 28 percent of domestic power at its stores comes from renewable sources. And 85 percent of companies in the S&P 500 are also reporting updates on sustainability in their annual reports for investors -- up from 11…
By PBS NewsHour
Last year, we broke the story of a robot being being developed to fight invasive lionfish. This spring, the prototype landed in the open ocean for the first time. Here’s how they took the idea from paper to practice.
By Nsikan Akpan
Off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, there’s not much cod left, but there’s plenty of dogfish. It’s a creature most Americans have never heard of, much less consumed. Instead, Americans are eating imported tuna, salmon and shrimp, in a…
By PBS NewsHour
By Gretchen Frazee
As consumers call for more sustainable products, companies are experimenting with ways to meet the growing demand for recycled clothing while maintaining their bottom lines.
Some of the nation’s top nutrition experts may be urging Americans to consider more than calories when making their dietary resolutions for 2015 and beyond.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
A panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but for the environment as well. That means that when the latest version of the…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
The computer chip is getting a makeover from the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry at Oregon State University, making it leaner, faster and greener.
By William Brangham
President Anote Tong of the tiny Pacific Island nation of Kiribati, announced Monday the closure of a vast fishing ground known as the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. The area, which spans over 150,000 square miles of ocean -- roughly the…
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