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Butterfly Pavilion spreads its wings

Flocks of painted lady butterflies flew to Colorado last month, in what Butterfly Pavilion CEO, Patrick Tennyson, calls an “explosion” of the pollinator species....

Hydroponic systems and seed loopholes

Between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2, the 15 members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) will meet with...

Breakthrough in magnesium processing could revolutionize the auto industry

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a more efficient spin on an old method of processing magnesium, and it could have...

On 50th anniversary, founders of Boulder’s open space program look to...

On Oct. 12, 1967, City of Boulder voters made history. In approving an “open space sales tax,” Boulder became the first U.S. municipality to...

Innovating investments in soil

"Is the sky really falling this time? It has fallen before — after the Holocaust and Hiroshima, the assassination of JFK, RFK and MLK,...

Changing the conversation

Kendra Tupper is out to change the conversation around sustainability. Recently hired as the first Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) for the City of Boulder,...

Preserving the past and paving the way for the future

On Aug. 17, two dozen people — some sporting dresses and white sneakers, others cowboy hats and leather boots — lumbered into an open-top wagon...

Americas Latino EcoFestival arrives for its fifth year

The fight to diversify the environmental movement has many battlefields and you cannot liberate them at the same time,” says Irene Vilar, founder of...

Out of sight, out of mind no more

In the last 30 years we have lost 50 percent of the world’s coral. This loss is far from arbitrary, and Chasing Coral —...

The war on wildfire

In 2003, Michael Kodas fought his first wildfire, a blaze ignited by a lightning strike on Wyoming’s Crazy Woman Mountain. The winter before, Kodas,...

Public schools on the path to food waste reduction

As the new school year begins and Colorado kids return to classrooms, Region 8 of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has an action plan...

One millimeter at a time

Through a window in the Arts Longmont Gallery sits a garden. Lush with a variety of plants, the space is bright and full of...
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