Top Articles from Boulderganic
Thursday, December 6,2012
Retardant chemicals on the rise in furniture, study finds
Flame retardants in U.S. furniture are on the rise, with a new study finding them in nearly all couches tested. The findings, published Nov. 28, confirm that household furniture remains a major source of a variety of flame retardants, some of which have been building up in people’s bodies and in the environment.
Thursday, November 29,2012
Bill McKibben, 350.org ‘Do the Math’ tour organize divestment campaign to decrease carbon emissions
Three figures were all author and environmental activist Bill McKibben needed to fuel his national roadshow.
Wednesday, November 21,2012
The next time you consider ways of getting rid of a pet fish, dead or alive, know that dumping it into the nearest lake or flushing it down the toilet are not valid options.
Thursday, November 15,2012
CU-Boulder scientist Tim Seastedt says climate change will affect wildfires, change forests
The heat of climate change has been felt with intensity here in Colorado. This summer, fires like the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs and Boulder’s Flagstaff Fire ravaged the state.
Thursday, November 8,2012
Great Outdoors Colorado celebrates 20 years
Twenty years of wishful thinking by lottery ticket buyers all over the state has made all the rest of us winners when it comes to living in Colorado. For the last two decades, revenue from the Colorado Lottery has been used to build parks and trails, create open space and protect wildlife habitat.
Tuesday, November 6,2012
Innovators gather again in Boulder to discuss new, sustainable ways of living
Every autumn, people in Colorado see posters inviting them to attend something called Bioneers. They see leaflets at local coffee shops and at the Farmers’ Market. They hear people talking.
Thursday, November 1,2012
Legislation proposes to sell ‘excess’ federal lands
Environmental legislation often masquerades under other banners. Few come at it as straightforwardly as H.R. 1126, the latest incarnation of legislation to require the secretary of the interior to auction off federal lands.
Thursday, October 25,2012
Support for GMO labeling initiative takes a hit in California, while an increasing number of Boulder County companies are joining the fight
Proposition 37 has taken center stage in the nation due to the possibility that, if the law passes, it could set the stage for other states to pass similar laws, and that includes Colorado.
Thursday, October 18,2012
The awe children have for sea life, the blissful indulgence of the beach and the intrigue of Scuba diving deep into the sea — that’s all part of the ethos feeding the second annual Making Waves ocean symposium, hosted by the Colorado Ocean Coalition on Oct. 20 and 21.
Thursday, October 11,2012
Legislation aims for hunting access, but would destroy wildlife populations
Officially designated wilderness areas would be protected, but primitive areas not officially marked as roadless wilderness areas would be a different matter.