May 17th, 2018 | by Nexus Media
Ecologist Susannah B. Lerman believes most homeowners fall into one of three groups when it comes to lawn care. Group #1 includes “lawn people,” who covet the perfect lawn and “spend thousands of dollars each year to have a lush, green, weed-free lawn,” she said. Group #2 is made up of “neighbors of lawn people,” who are clueless, but watch what their neighbors do with their lawns, and follow their lead. “They figure that they, too, should irrigate, fertilize and mow,” she said. Group #3 are those who just don’t care, and “do the minimum to keep the lawn alive,” she said. Which group are you in
September 15th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
The best coffee grows in the mountains, where it is cool. It needs low temperatures to thrive, which is why growers often put shade trees in their fields. But the mountains are getting hotter. And the higher you go, the less room there is to grow coffee. This is one reason scientists predict coffee will suffer in a changing climate.
March 21st, 2017 | by James Ayre
This is way out there, in relation to what we typically cover here at CleanTechnica, but is something that I decided to cover anyway because of the links to industrial agriculture and food production and the rapid decline of most bee species seen over the last few decades