Top Articles from Boulderganic
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.
Thursday, September 20,2012
Lawsuit fuels arguments over country-of-origin labeling law
Although 95 percent of consumers agree that country-of-origin labeling for products should always be available at point of purchase on products, meat processors and producers and members of the World Trade Organization are pushing back against a law that requires them to label where meat comes from, saying it is logistically difficult and expensive.
Thursday, September 13,2012
Swedish writer and photographer say the planet is fast approaching critical boundaries
Through the “language of art and science,” writer Johan Rockström and photographer Mattias Klum work to steer the world’s “drivers” down a different road. Without a serious change, they argue, we are doomed to a future in which the “world drives at an ever faster pace toward the escarpment, along our unsustainable and undesirable development highway.
Thursday, September 6,2012
You probably came away with the impression that a new Stanford University study released on Tuesday concluded that there are no health benefits to eating organic food compared to eating conventional food. It’s a pretty sensational headline. Unfortunately, it’s also completely wrong.