“Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? It Smells Like Fish to Them”

“Speaking from his home in Sussex, England, Nicolson explains how guillemot colonies are information exchange centers; how new research is showing that those ultimate long-distance travelers, the shearwaters, “smell” their way across the globe; and what we can… Read More

“This Country Is Leading the World in Ending Food Waste”

“Because of its strict zero food waste policies, sustainable agricultural practices, and the healthy eating habits of its people, France has retained the top spot in the Food Sustainability Index, a study of 34 countries by The Economist… Read More

“The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of waste a day – and that figure is growing”

“The world generates at least 3.5 million tons of solid waste a day, 10 times the amount a century ago, according to World Bank researchers. If nothing is done, that figure will grow to 11 million tons by… Read More

“USC Sustainability works to reduce tailgate waste”

“Just three years away from its 2020 sustainability goal, USC is taking steps to further its waste diversion program through a partnership with student organizations like Clover, Environmental Student Assembly and the Environmental Core during football tailgates.” http://dailytrojan.com/2017/09/19/usc-sustainability-works-reduce-tailgate-waste/

“Organic Agriculture May Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, New Study Shows”

“A new study has shown that converting land from conventional to organic agriculture could reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, found that these beneficial environmental effects would be further compounded as people… Read More

“What Contribution Can Organic Farming Make?”

“Imagine what would happen if we did not produce a third of our food simply to throw it away, and if we did not dedicate 40% of the world’s arable land to producing animal feed simply to cover… Read More

“Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers”

Food waste is a significant problem that we need to solve on our way towards a sustainable society. The problem, however, is only growing larger. “Once the mainstay of weekday lunchboxes and thrifty home cooks, leftovers today constitute… Read More