by E. Melanie DuPuis and Nicole Virgona | Jan 30, 2018 | Climate Change, Science, Sustainability
Research demonstrates that the industrial livestock system, which produces 95% of the world’s meat, is a major source of the hydrocarbon methane — a potent climate-killing greenhouse gas that cows emit with alarming regularity. Is science on the verge of a solution?
by EarthDesk | Nov 22, 2017 | Human Sustainability, Sustainability
EarthDesk offers six simple Thanksgiving recommendations to enhance your holiday. In addition to remembering family, friends and community, add to your list the hungry and homeless, farmers, and our pollinating friends responsible for much of our food. Inside is EarthDesk’s award winning (we think it should be) recipe for a simple cranberry sauce. Enjoy.
by John Cronin | Nov 20, 2017 | Law & Policy, Sustainability, Technology, Water
There is no comprehensive plan for repair and replacement of America’s water infrastructure — the more than one million miles of pipe that deliver the nation’s drinking water and 1.3 million miles of pipe that take away domestic wastes
by EarthDesk | Oct 30, 2017 | Animal Welfare, Ecology, Pace student, Sustainability
“The landscape of South Africa is as diverse as its people,” said Bethany of her home country. Of Pace, she adds “Learning about wildlife conservation has given me a greater understanding of the wild. I see not only the animal, but its place in the ecosystem.”
by Carina Wyborn, Megan Evans, Federico Davila and Anne Toomey | Oct 27, 2017 | Advocacy, Law & Policy, Science, Sustainability
Scientific journals and literature are full of insights on what does and doesn’t work in conservation. Why then is evidence-based conservation so difficult to achieve? Pace Professor Anne Toomey and colleagues argue for non-liner knowledge exchange that flows in two directions.
by Bethany A. Ordonez | Sep 14, 2017 | Animal Welfare, Ecology, Feature, International, Sustainability
From inside the brutal world of rhinoceros poaching, Bethany A. Ordonez, Pace Master in Environmental Science candidate, tells the gut wrenching story of the Fundimvelo Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage in South Africa, and the horrific attack that has taken a terrible and lasting toll on rhino and human alike.