Wild & Wooly

Going Green

  • <span class="entry-title-primary">Almost Wild in Argentina</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Encountering Vida Silvestre Street Dogs</span>Almost Wild in Argentina Encountering Vida Silvestre Street Dogs
    Wildlife, life that is wild, in Spanish ‘vida silvestre’, is something Argentina has in abundance. Take the ‘perros de la calle’ (dogs of the street), although not quite feral they are far from their domesticated cousins where I’m from — and definitely more streetwise. Our trip started in Buenos Aires roughly three and a half […]

Warming World

  • <span class="entry-title-primary">Time to Engage China on Sustainability</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">So Says Jennifer Turner of China Environment Forum</span>Time to Engage China on Sustainability So Says Jennifer Turner of China Environment Forum
    EarthTalk’s Ethan Goffman interviews Jennifer Turner of the Woodrow Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum on why now is the time for us to engage with China on sustainability… Check out the text transcript of the interview below: EarthTalk: Why is the Woodrow Wilson Center such an appropriate venue for the China Environment Forum? JT: The […]

House & Home

  • <span class="entry-title-primary">Pests: Can’t We Just Kill Them All?</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">The Pros of Letting Creepy Crawlies Be</span>Pests: Can’t We Just Kill Them All? The Pros of Letting Creepy Crawlies Be
    I escort spiders out of my house, use humane traps to relocate attic rats, and save honey bees from drowning in pools. Yet I’ve been known to hunt with a vengeance a mosquito that’s ruining my sleep, repeatedly buzzing in earshot in search of exposed skin. At such moments, I might push a button, if […]

Conscious Consumer

  • <span class="entry-title-primary">Cashing In On Recycled Handheld Electronics</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Make Your Upgrade Earth-Friendly</span>Cashing In On Recycled Handheld Electronics Make Your Upgrade Earth-Friendly
    There are more wireless devices in the United States than the number of people that live here. According to wireless telecoms organization CTIA, there were 335.65 million active wireless devices in the U.S. in 2013 and those numbers are only going to grow. While these devices provide us with a unprecedented level of access to […]