UNFI Increases its Solar Power Capacity at Texas Facility

Lancaster, TX—They say everything is bigger in Texas. It holds true in the case of United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) and its new 655...
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California Exempts Aquifers from Environmental Protection, Threatening Water Supply

An investigation by ProPublica reveals that the state of California is expanding exceptions to federal environmental laws, called aquifer exemptions, that allow mining, oil...
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Plant-Based Company Powers Home Town With Renewable Energy

Viola, WI—GoMacro announced in a press release that the company has partnered with the village of Viola, Wisconsin, to power all residences, businesses, and...

Cyanotech Farm Goes Solar with New Array

Kailua-Kona, HI— Microalgae supplement maker Cyanotech has unveiled a 2,280 panel solar array on its microalgae farm.The installation was celebrated with local business and...

North America Lags in Sustainability Innovation; Climate Conference Falls Short

In an economic race that many see as the key to future global growth, North American businesses are decidedly not in the lead. Sustainable...

With Government Shutdown, Environment Goes Unprotected

As the first U.S. government shutdown since 1995 began on the morning of October 1, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was forced to...

Decisive Talks for Climate Change Underway

 Durban, South Africa—The year in environmental news has involved numerous high-profile natural disasters, the politicization of climate change in the United States and a...

Students and Oysters Restore New York Harbor

New York, NY—New York’s harbor is getting a facelift, thanks to the Billion Oyster Project. The Billion Oyster Project—a largely student-operated project that just hosted...

Study Confirms the “Eco-Friendliness” of Alternative Energy

Norway—Low-carbon energy technologies, like wind and solar power, produce a net environmental benefit when compared with fossil fuels, according to a new study. Researchers at...

Organic Farming is Worse for Climate Change? Not So, Says The Organic Center

A new study published in Nature Communications came to the conclusion that organic farming is worse for the planet than conventional—a “misguided” conclusion that...