It’s undeniable that profitability is the common goal amongst many businesses. Nonetheless, while making a profit, there is one more thing that a business should strive for – being environment-friendly.
A new wave of green celebrities is using star power to help convince millions of fans around the world to live greener lifestyles.
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” This proverb may well have guided President Obama.
Barack Obama has not only walked the green walk, but will go down in history as one of the greatest environmental presidents of all time.
Thomas Linzey, the Executive Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, will speak at two local events on Sunday and Monday.
Local residents and community activists joined environmental and social justice groups to call for a comprehensive study and review of state fracking standards.
Far from just an environmental pipedream, the coal industry in the U.S. and around the world is in the midst of a major downswing.
For us land-dwellers, underwater noise rarely reaches our ears. However, marine organisms can be very sensitive to undersea sounds.
Global warming is definitely already taking its toll on wildlife around the world. Rising temperatures are changing weather from pole to pole.
The Supreme Court issued a stay on the president’s Clean Power Plan earlier this year. The EPA insists that states should keep moving forward.
The Dave Matthews Band has taken significant steps to neutralize its environmental impact via its Bama Green Project, which educates fans around the world about paths toward sustainability.
EMU was among the first schools involved in groundbreaking work that is raising awareness about institutional nitrogen footprints.
The prospect of elk roaming the mountains of Virginia like they did hundreds of years ago is fascinating.
A recently published white paper sheds new light on the role of livestock production in greenhouse gas emissions.
In a May 2016 interview with Reuters, presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump dropped a bombshell on environmentalists.
The James River Association will celebrate the inaugural class of the James River Leadership Academy at the Leadership Launch.
Zika virus, first discovered in Uganda’s Zika Forest in 1947, is transmitted to humans and other mammals through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.
A free screening of Catching the Sun is being offered on May 22 at Court Square Theater in Harrisonburg.
With each new model year, automakers continue to expand their offerings of affordable and fun plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles.
I went for a walk today. It was not a long walk in distance, but the lengths my mind traveled during that time were considerable.
An Inconvenient Truth, now a decade old, is hardly the last word in green documentaries anymore.
Dominion Resources is awarding $1 million in environmental grants through its philanthropic arm, the Dominion Foundation.
More products today advertise their green credentials, with many displaying third-party certifications on their labels.
The first Earth Day was intended to be a college campus teach-in. It soon spread to every community and city across the United States.
The first nationally recognized Earth Day was celebrated in the United States on April 22, 1970.
The idea of beautifying highway medians with plantings goes back five decades to Lady Bird Johnson.
The winners of the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards were named at the Environment Virginia Symposium.
A new challenge from conservation groups to a gas power plant presents another potential roadblock for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Car bomb injuries, prison terms, and death were among the perils protestors with the Earth First! (EF!) movement faced throughout the 1990s.
Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in filing an amicus brief in support of the Obama administration’s historic Clean Power Plan.
Virginia Tech researchers are working with partners in a $1 million pilot project to recover rare earth elements from coal.
Stewardship Virginia, a campaign to encourage work that improves Virginia’s natural resources, continues with events across the state.
Peanut allergies among children in the United States has more than tripled, from 0.4 percent in 1997 to 1.4 percent in 2010.
The Sierra Club Virginia chapter and the Center for Media and Democracy released American Legislative Exchange Council Exposed.
It’s one thing to learn about the environment in a classroom. Fishburne Military School students had the chance this week to learn and impact the local environment in the field.
Ninety-one percent of Virginians live in cities or counties affected recently by weather-related disasters, including a tornado that touched down in Waverly.
Toxic chemical emissions from Virginia’s largest polluters are on the rise, according to the latest data out from the EPA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI).
Several local religious communities have come together to launch a weekly prayer vigil at the Virginia State Capitol to call for climate leadership and action.
Globe-trotting big game hunters imported more than 1.26 million “trophies”—the part of the animal they keep for display—to the U.S. between 2005 and 2014.
Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed Senate Bill 21, which would bar the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality from submitting a Virginia-specific plan to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan.
Non-stick cookware cleans very easily and some health-conscious cooks appreciate that it requires less cooking oil than uncoated varieties.
Pollution, contamination, and toxic chemicals that harm children’s health aren’t confined to Flint. America’s children are being exposed to a host of toxic chemical hazards.
As with most inventions, the thrill of the new has led to mass excitement surrounding 3D printing. The booming industry is expected to grow.
A Senate committee voted to advance HB 2, which would require that the General Assembly sign off on Virginia’s plan to comply with Clean Power Plan requirements.
Unless you only buy foods that are certified organic or marked as “GMO-free,” odds are that a great deal of the food you eat contains GMOs.
Apple isn’t the only tech giant outsourcing much of its production to Chinese manufacturers nowadays.
The Senate passed SB 21, which would require that the General Assembly sign off on Virginia’s plan to comply with Clean Power Plan requirements.
Protests against Monsanto’s Roundup, with its poisonous, weed-killing glyphosate, have spread around the globe.
The image of a polar bear standing on a shrinking iceberg has become one of the most iconic symbols of global warming, yet few of us realize just how important the Arctic’s ice is.
In just one decade between 1979 and 1989, half of all Africa’s elephants were lost to the ivory trade.