Immense drought-tolerant green roof provides valuable teaching tool in thirsty California

May 24, 2016 by  
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Designed by CO Architects, the 100,000-square-foot complex facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty members, students, and researchers. In order to break the tradition of separate research and teaching, the architects provided open, public meetings spaces with large glass surfaces allowing visual contact between labs and promoting a more open attitude towards science. Related: Oregon’s Largest Education Building Achieves LEED Platinum Certification Various sustainable…

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Indonesia’s Zoo of Death plagued by overcrowding and feed shortages

May 24, 2016 by  
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Activists refer to Indonesia’s largest zoo as the “zoo of death” and are calling for changes including new management and sending some of the animals away. The Surabaya Zoo has been around since 1916, but in recent years has faced harsh criticism for their treatment of the animals residing there. Overcrowding, lack of food, and staff that aren’t trained well are all part of the problem. Around 2,200 animals live at the Surabaya Zoo, but activists say most are in cages that aren’t big…

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Growing Number of Coca-Cola Investors Call for BPA Action

April 27, 2011 by  
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More than a quarter of Coca-Cola shareholders want the drink company to be more open about its search for alternatives to bisphenol A in metal cans.

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Can ‘Green’ Still Lead to ‘Gold’?

April 25, 2011 by  
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We caught up with Dan Esty and P.J. Simmons, co-authors of "The Green to Gold Business Playbook," to talk about their new book and the state of the art of business and the environment

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Meeting Customers’ Needs for Chemical Data

April 22, 2011 by  
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Why companies want more chemical information from suppliers, and why suppliers should provide it.

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