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Green funerals

Green funerals

“We can bury her, burn her, or dump her.” The lucrative business of running funeral homes is rarely as blunt as that portrayed by Monty Python, a British satirical television show, and certainly not a front for cannibalism. But burial rites in most of the modern world remain an expensive relic of 19th-century habit. The […] … learn more→

New green minor for major change

New green minor for major change

Arizona State University (ASU) has launched a new minor in sustainability that can complement a student’s major in another academic discipline. … learn more→

Wellness program provides return on investment for Eastman Chemical Company

Wellness program provides return on investment for Eastman Chemical Company

The HealthFitness wellness program offered to Eastman Chemical Company employees helped reduce Eastman employees’ health risks and lower their medical claims, resulting in a 3.2 return on investment for every dollar spent on core wellness program components. … learn more→

CU-Boulder's new 'green' buildings hurting cell phone service

CU-Boulder’s new ‘green’ buildings hurting cell phone service

After spending the last three years at the University of Colorado, senior Saul Evanoff has learned his way around the Boulder campus. … learn more→

Oil and gas industry warned over rising leaks

Oil and gas industry warned over rising leaks

Major oil and gas leaks offshore Britain grew 39 percent last year and serious injuries also rose sharply, the safety watchdog said on Tuesday, warning companies to improve their safety standards. … learn more→

Opportunities for new entrants in wind and solar power markets

Opportunities for new entrants in wind and solar power markets

As the burgeoning wind and solar power markets continue to expand, industry value chains are looking to adopt measures to sustain anticipated growth. … learn more→

OneCommunity awarded $44.8 million to expand broadband infrastructure in 20 counties

OneCommunity awarded $44.8 million to expand broadband infrastructure in 20 counties

Project is part of statewide strategy to create jobs and provide seamless, high-speed broadband infrastructure for entire State of Ohio … learn more→

Tai chi may ease fibromyalgia pain

Tai chi may ease fibromyalgia pain

Tai chi, an ancient Chinese practice of exercise and meditation, may relieve symptoms of a painful chronic condition called fibromyalgia, a small new study shows. … learn more→

Vedanta ‘in total contempt of the law’ says Indian government

Vedanta ‘in total contempt of the law’ says Indian government

Damning Indian government report says British-owned mining company’s plans should be blocked, as two local tribal campaigners are abducted … learn more→

Green Mountain College 'coolest school' in USA

Green Mountain College ‘coolest school’ in USA

Sierra magazine has recognized Green Mountain College for its innovative efforts in sustainability, ranking GMC as the greenest college in the nation in its annual “Coolest Schools” feature. … learn more→