Boulderganic

Organic plus: Biodynamic agriculture is on the rise

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Chef and farmer Eric Skokan of Black Cat Farm Table Bistro was shoveling out the duck house several years ago when he had an...

Geo-engineering can stop global warming, at least in theory

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Climate scientists now know that geo-engineering — in principle at least — would halt global warming and keep the world at the temperatures it...

The rise of off-grid vacation rentals

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For green enthusiasts, off-grid housing is emerging as a way to actualize sustainable living. Whether as a means of reducing consumption, returning to a...

The new DDT

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It’s sprayed on crops, schoolyards, parking lots and possibly your yard. The World Health Organization says it probably causes cancer. It’s the world’s most-used herbicide and the active ingredient in Roundup: glyphosate...

The psychedelic renaissance

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If you were a teenager in 1967, Berkeley was the place to be. The Summer of Love was beaming with a newfound madness, and...

Toxic trout for dinner?

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You may want to think twice before frying up that batch of fresh trout from your favorite Rocky Mountain lake. Federal scientists say they’ve found high levels of toxic mercury in fish from many remote lakes and streams around the West, including Rocky Mountain ...

CSU research links another disease to Flint, angering Michigan officials

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An outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease (LD) among residents of Flint, Michigan in 2014 is directly linked to the city’s water contamination crisis, according to...

A hazy future

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For decades, residents in Lyons have raised concerns about the cement plant and its quarry located outside of town.  “We’re the closest community to the...

Lynx are back in Colorado, but still facing threats

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Like many Colorado skiers, the state’s native lynx must also have enjoyed this past winter. Cruising along on their huge, tufted paws, the wild cats come into their own when the snow piles up soft and deep in high country spruce and fir forests...

Re-endangering gray wolves

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Wolves aren’t just back in Colorado, they’re recently back on the endangered species list—what does that mean for the state?

Boulder County’s reported ‘80 percent’ farm failure rate doesn’t tell...

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When the hail came, it was from the west and it was without warning. The June sky darkened, a cool breeze picked up and...

Binational partnership calls on the Canadian Pension Plan to divest from...

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With pleading eyes and a serious tone, idyllic English countryside in the background, several British teenagers take turns addressing teachers from Ontario, Canada. They...