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“A New Vision for Iowa Food and Agriculture” by Francis Thicke, PhD

Increasing consumer interest in food purity, ecology and environmental protection support the ongoing timeliness of Frances Thicke's book "A New Vision for Iowa Food...

Carbon Emissions Flat for Third Straight Year

Paris, France — According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat in 2016, at 32.1 gigatonnes, for the...
food waste

Baldor Specialty Foods Eliminates Food Waste From Its Production

New York, NY — The Northeast’s leading produce processor and distributor, Baldor Specialty Foods, has used its food waste initiate known as SparCs (scraps...

Washington State Sues Monsanto Over PCBs

Seattle, WA — According to a Washington Post article, Washington has become the first state to sue Monsanto for pervasive pollution from polychlorinated biphenyls...

The Value of Monitoring Indoor Air Quality

Bourne, MA — According to a white paper published by Onset, based here and authored by Greg Lowitz, founder and CEO of Buildera, based in...
organic soil

Sustainability Through Organic Agriculture

Baltimore, MD—At Expo East, The Organic Center hosted an education session titled, “Environmental Benefits of Organic Agriculture” in which Tracy Misiewicz, associate director of...
tree

Woodman, Spare That Tree

I recently witnessed a small tree being cut down in a very uncaring manner. It was still alive and thriving. Apparently, someone feared that...
pollution

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...