Supertyphoon Haiyan/Yolanda Didn’t Wipe Out Everything: An Eco Editorial

Supertyphoon Yolanda
January 22, 2014 0 Comments 5 tags

upertyphoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) almost the eclipsing the entire Philippines. Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by NASA Goddard Photo and Video via Flickr. On November 8 super-typhoon Yolanda (international

Lester Brown Shares Insights on World Food Day

November 9, 2013 0 Comments 3 tags

Just one poor harvest away. That is how far the world could be from an abrupt interruption in the global food supply if continuing trends in food security issues are

Meet PhoneBlok, the Repairable (Concept) Smartphone

Phonebloks
October 12, 2013 0 Comments 3 tags

What if you could take “blocks” of battery, memory storage, camera, GPS, and other features and put them together into one customizable and repairable mobile phone? The idea sounds like

The New “Coca Cola Life”: All-Natural or Greenwash?

September 24, 2013 0 Comments 3 tags

via Coca Cola Life With its earth tone saturated logo and green, outdoorsy background accentuated with the occasional bunch of flowers and grass, the all new Coca Cola product screams

The Eco Lowdown on Toilet Paper

September 23, 2013 0 Comments 4 tags

Toilet paper is one of those little things we often don’t think about…until we notice we’ve run out, of course. In fact, people on loos without toilet paper have gone

Shore It Up! International Coastal Cleanup 2013

lighthouse-feature
September 5, 2013 0 Comments 2 tags

Photo Credit: Greengirl24 via Flickr. As promised, here is my take on our local International Coastal Cleanup last Saturday. Let the photos tell the story of the challenge of a

Drop-in Biofuels: The Good, the Bad, and the Missed Opportunity

July 22, 2013 0 Comments 1 tag

A lot of effort and investment are going right now into making drop-in biofuels the next star of environmentally friendly fuels. Very similar to petroleum in structure, these next-generation biofuels