Archives for Water
Fracking in West Texas has generated opposition from citizens, ranchers, farmers and environmentalists – all of whom share worries, from the lack of water for cattle and crops to potential threats that could be inflicted on popular recreation areas. Could there be a solution?
A report issued this morning by NGO Mighty Earth suggests the U.S. meat industry is largely responsible for what has become the largest “dead zone” ever in the Gulf of Mexico.
There is mounting evidence that sea level rise is creating what researchers often call “ghost forests" along the U.S. East Coast. The potential threats include a drop in real estate prices, farming and finally, damage to forests integral to the U.S. paper industry.
Located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, and east of Stockton via CA-4, Alpine County is California’s least populous county with just over 1,000 people spread across its 740 square miles. But this spectacular county ridden with lakes, meadows and mountains may very well boast California’s largest heart.
MillerCoors, the second largest brewer in the U.S., recently announced it conserved at least 15 billion gallons of water across its entire value chain last year largely due to improvements across its supply chain.
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.
The meteoric growth of the global shrimp industry has an ugly side. The increase in shrimp farms worldwide has been tied to environmental degradation and human rights violations. But the World Wildlife Fund has a fix to recommend.
Despite improvements across the apparel industry's global supply chain, viscose, also known as rayon, is causing numerous problems, including environmental degradation and increased risks to public health in nations including India, Indonesia and China.
Loowatt is a startup based in the United Kingdom that has been selling waterless toilets in Madagascar since 2012. The contraption at a first glance looks like the familiar western toilet. But instead of water, the toilet emits a biodegradable film that envelopes the human waste and then stores it for eventual conversion into fertilizer and electricity.
Consider an expedition along CA-140, a state route that meanders along the Merced River, takes you through Mariposa and will take you west of Merced in the San Joaquin Valley.
Borthwestern Uruguay has been savaged by flooding this month. Persistent rain in late May resulted in the evacuation of over 3,000 people, according to the BBC.
Ahead of this week's World Oceans Day, 3p spoke with Julie Packard, Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium as she prepared for the U.N. oceans conference.