In the early Holocene period, our current geological period beginning around 11,700 years ago, approximately 9% more energy from the sun struck the Arctic region, causing a peak in the natural cycle of Earth’s temperatures. Today, as shown in a … Continue reading
Baltimore Office of Sustainability has drafted an urban agriculture plan to promote farming within the city limits. Review the plan HERE: http://is.gd/Tr6AmW and Submit comments until October 25th, 2013.
The complexity surrounding environmental issues hangs over key debates among Maryland lawmakers this year. The Baltimore Sun examines the advantages and drawbacks surrounding a new wind project in Garrett County. The project would bring much-needed revenue to the county, for … Continue reading
On Tuesday, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazaar announced the most significant changes (http://tinyurl.com/bve4hyf) in federal management of Indian lands in 50 years. These new rules seek to improve what has been seen as an extremely cumbersome Bureau of Indian … Continue reading
Having easy access to Earth’s most vital resource is something that many people take for granted. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the water supply was one of the few services that remained largely intact and was thus ignored. Many … Continue reading