Recycle to Create a More Sustainable World

Recycle to Create a More Sustainable World

The benefits indicating why we should recycle polystyrene foam are clear; recycling polystyrene foam uses less energy and conserves more raw materials. In addition, once recycled, polystyrene foam can easily be repurposed into useful, products such as building insulation and other structural elements.

As Dwindling Monarch Butterflies Make Their Migration, Feds Try to Save Them

As Dwindling Monarch Butterflies Make Their Migration, Feds Try to Save Them

There’s been no such spectacle yet this year, but Garland and members of the project’s team, who take a census of the monarchs three times a day, are holding out hope. The popular orange-and-black insects will be drifting toward this peninsula for a few more weeks to fill up on nectar before riding the winds that will hoist them over the Delaware Bay and on toward Mexico.

Cosmic Rays Threaten Future Deep-Space Astronaut Missions

Cosmic Rays Threaten Future Deep-Space Astronaut Missions

Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, concludes a new paper by University of New Hampshire scientists.

Going Green in America’s Cities

Going Green in America’s Cities

When you travel into nature, finding an eco-lodge or eco-friendly resort is becoming easier and easier. But what happens when you travel through America’s cities?The sad truth is that green travel in the U.S. pales when compared to Europe, so more than likely, your hotel wastes a ton of water; your rental car spews carbon dioxide; and your restaurant has been cleaned with harsh chemicals.