Top Articles from Boulderganic
Thursday, December 5,2013
Can destroying ivory stockpiles really slow elephant slaughter?
Samwel Tokore has seen countless elephant carcasses in his time as wildlife operations officer for the Kenya Wildlife Service. But he is still disturbed by what he calls the slaughter and torture of these creatures by poachers.
Wednesday, November 27,2013
Matt Sura, an attorney representing the groups Weld Air and Water and Grand Valley Citizens Alliance, says he views the proposed air quality rules announced by Gov. John Hickenlooper last week as a vast improvement over an earlier draft, although more needs to be done.
Wednesday, November 27,2013
The new regulations may turn out to be little more than the latest ploy by the industry to fulfill its goal of rapidly drilling up Colorado’s remaining gas reserves before the lucrative natural gas export market dries up.
Thursday, November 21,2013
Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center and Thorne Nature Experience support environmental approach in Boulder schools
The divine art of sculpting mud pies could be one of many ways children learn about the environment, and profoundly impacts their development and identity as an environmental steward for the rest of their lives.
Thursday, November 14,2013
Fish and Wildlife Service proposal prompts debate from wolf advocates
No one expects wolves to return to everywhere in the world they once roamed — they’ll hardly be able to find comfortable dens in the wilds of Central Park in New York City — but how much territory wolves can be expected to recover, and whether they’ll need the Endangered Species Act to protect them along the way, is up for debate.
Thursday, November 7,2013
Congress did something unusual last year. It passed a bill that acknowledged that sea levels are rising — i.e., that climate change is happening.
Thursday, October 31,2013
Front Range Bioneers returns with discussion on environmental and social issues
The Front Range Bioneers Conference returns to the University of Colorado Boulder Nov. 8-10 for a satellite forum of the larger national conference in California that brings together professionals to speak about the environment, health and social justice.
Thursday, October 24,2013
Long-lasting chemicals could be harming sea turtles
Scientists are discovering that sea turtles, long ignored by toxicologists who study wildlife, are highly contaminated with industrial chemicals and pesticides.
Thursday, October 17,2013
Women in Northern California farm towns gave birth to smaller babies if they lived within three miles of strawberry fields and other crops treated with the pesticide methyl bromide, according to researchers.
Thursday, October 10,2013
While scientists debate studies examining health effects of GMOs, film director argues for awareness, community-building
Genetically modified corn could contribute to cancer in test rats, according to a controversial two-year study currently dividing scientists, media and politicians as they try to determine what that could mean to the genetically engineered food industry and public safety.