Archives for People and the Planet
19 aquariums across the U.S. are joining forces to raise awareness and push society into finding innovative alternatives to single-use plastics in a bid to reduce ocean pollution.
Norway has generated plenty of headlines with its sustainability agenda, but critics say those efforts are moot when its oil companies continue to export oil valued at billions of dollars across the world.
Leon Kaye recently spoke with a professor whose research indicates coal could replace wood in plastic composite decking.
The 19-page overview is frank and matter-of-fact, full of statistics that arouse hope, worry and of course, more questions, at the same time. While some improvements have certainly been impressive, there is a long road ahead to 2030.
You’ve arrived at Ragged Point Inn, named for the point that launches the drive along Big Sur for another 100 miles to Monterey. The odds will be high that you will never want to leave.
Hiking Brown's Ditch Trail is a great half-day trip if you happen to be visiting the San Joaquin Valley region. The 5-mile hike gives a window in the the region's history, when logging drove the local economy.
Google's culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of California labor law.
Recent news reports suggest that the Antarctic ice sheets are disintegrating faster than previously thought, with potentially disastrous consequences. Is it time for businesses to step up and fund climate change research in this region?
Kings Canyon National Park is one of the great joys of living in the San Joaquin Valley.
The Sierra Foothill Conservancy schedules hikes that make one feel lucky to live in the San Joaquin Valley. We recently hiked through the McKenzie Reserve, and savored its spectacular landscape.
The School Based Health Alliance, in partnership with the Aetna Foundation, harnesses big data to help local school districts and healthcare providers deliver services to at-risk adolescents across the U.S.
Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries - but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have made a huge mess. Now the CPG giant says it will test a pilot recycling project in Indonesia to tackle the problem.