Everyone has jumped on the “green” bandwagon—but which products are really eco-friendly? The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued updated green marketing guidelines intended to stop advertisers from making deceptive or unqualified claims.
A Harvard graduate has invented the Bicyclean device, which helps people in Third World countries separate valuable recyclable materials from the mountains of refrigerators, computers, cell phones and other electronic e-waste dumped in their “backyards” by richer nations.
New York City has opened the world’s largest water disinfection plant, using ultraviolet (UV) light as a sanitizing agent to eliminate pathogenic microorganisms that can cause nausea, cramps, diarrhea and more serious ailments.
A new 50-acre Turtle Survival Center near Charleston, South Carolina, will house some of the world’s most endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises and maintain living groups, or assurance colonies, of species facing uncertainty in the wild.
Deciding which foods to feed our companions may require extra research and meal preparation time (we include safe pet food prep tips), but motivated owners like the results they see in their pet’s health.