Green Business Metrics

Green Business Metrics

When it comes to business nowadays, greener is better, but the color has nothing to do with money. Green businesses are those that follow a clearly defined set of rules, or metrics, to make their enterprise “green”, or environmentally friendly. These can be as simple...
Ocean Contamination

Ocean Contamination

  Imagine, if you will, the earth as a human body, and all the water in rivers, lakes and oceans as that body’s blood supply, filling the lungs (i.e., the atmosphere) with oxygen and taking wastes away via delivery to the kidneys, liver and intestines (and perhaps...
Deforestation and Damaging Effects

Deforestation and Damaging Effects

Deforestation is the rapid and almost total eradication of huge tracts of trees, both hardwoods and evergreens. Hardwood trees, which can be found in temperate regions in the northern, eastern and bottom-land regions of the United States, are a group of more than 50...
CAFOs & E-coli

CAFOs & E-coli

Have you ever had food poisoning and wondered why it’s so easy to get sick from food? The main cause of food poisoning comes from bacteria known as e-coli; this nasty little bug lives in the stomachs of cows and pigs and can find its way into meat. If the infected...