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Branching Out: Women in Forestry

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up 13.9 percent of forest and conservation professionals across the country. At Enviva, we are lucky to have three of the best female foresters in the business, who ensure that forests across…

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Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too

Over 80,000 years ago, Neanderthals fed themselves on mussels, fish and other marine life. The first evidence has been found by an international team in the cave of Figueira Brava in Portugal. The excavated layers date from 86,000 to 106,000 years ago, the period when Neanderthals settled in Europe. Sourcing food from the sea at that time had only been attributed to anatomically modern humans in Africa.

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Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too

Over 80,000 years ago, Neanderthals fed themselves on mussels, fish and other marine life. The first evidence has been found by an international team in the cave of Figueira Brava in Portugal. The excavated layers date from 86,000 to 106,000 years ago, the period when Neanderthals settled in Europe. Sourcing food from the sea at that time had only been attributed to anatomically modern humans in Africa.

Global Warming Threatens Luxury Lifestyles Of The Rich – Forbes

A Mercedes 6X6 outside Harrods luxury store in London. Getty Images As London Fashion Week approaches this weekend, luxury brands talk about sustainability as if it were going out of fashion. But do their buyers really care? Consumers of some…

Jane Fonda Touts Wearing ‘Ethical’ Jewelry To Fight Climate Change

If you love Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda for her climate change expertise, wait ’till you get a load of her takes on ethical jewelry only Hollywood millionaires can afford in the fight against global warming. That’s right. Jane Fonda celebrated…

From coffee beans to car parts: How Ford and McDonald's are teaming up for sustainable solutions

Collaboration builds on their commitments to environmental stewardship. Coffee beans and car parts may not seem like a natural fit, but when two companies are both striving for sustainability in every aspect of their business, a bit of magic can…

1940s blood samples reveal historical spread of malaria

DNA from 75-year old eradicated European malaria parasites uncovers the historical spread of one of the two most common forms of the disease, Plasmodium vivax, from Europe to the Americas during the colonial period, finds a new study.

What's wrong with batteries?

We are a country that loves our electronic gadgets, but when it comes to keeping them charged, it gets complicated. The Sierra Club estimates about 5 billion batteries are purchased in the United States every year, but less than 10%…

The healthiest foods for us are also the healthiest for the planet

The foods that do a body good may also do our planet the least harm. A major new study, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers a comprehensive look at the health and environmental…

Victoria police defend actions at Imarc mining protest after activist hospitalised

Victoria Police have defended the actions of their officers over two days of protests at a mining conference in Melbourne, after one protester was hospitalised and reporters covering the event were pushed by police and pepper-sprayed. A dozen climate change…