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Pushing Sustainability Through The Supply Chain — Our Experience

Most of us want to live in a world without waste. The problem is, it’s everywhere. Buy organic food? It’s often wrapped in plastic. Produce? Bioplastic bags don’t cut the mustard for some foodies (how did cut the mustard become an expression?). Order a pallet to buy in bulk? Guess what — stuff is effectively saran wrapped onto the pallet to keep it from sliding around. Turns out, plastic is useful

Getting Silenced By The Eco-Warrior Establishment

Ben Heard, an Australian campaigner for nuclear energy, has been describing how he is hounded by environmental organizations, in particular, Friends of the Earth, because of his views. ‘I have been called a racist,’ he says. ‘I have been called…

Advancing our planet: Ford's roadmap for sustainability

Going green is more than just a buzzword for this leading automaker. They were the first to bring us the modern automobile as we know it, so it only makes sense that Ford Motor Company is now ushering in the…

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Extinction Rebellion activists target London fashion week

Not long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or between designer egos. But as the climate crisis challenges fashion’s fundamental viability as an industry, the stakes, and tempers, have been raised. Hours before the…

Controversial insecticides shown to threaten survival of wild birds

New research shows how the world’s most widely used insecticides could be partly responsible for dramatic declines in farmland bird populations. In the first experiment to track effects of a neonicotinoid pesticide on birds in the wild, the team found that white-crowned sparrows who consumed small doses of imidacloprid insecticide suffered weight loss and delays to their migration — effects that could severely harm the birds’ chances of surviving and reproducing.

This bat-friendly town turned the night red

A sustainable neighborhood in the Dutch town of Nieuwkoop is leaving on the welcome light for bats. And if all goes well, they’ll never even notice it. The groundbreaking initiative, a culmination of more than five years of research on…