What is a Super Organism?

A superorganism occurs when a group of synergetically (that is they cooperate to the benefit of all) cooperating organisms of a single species work together to create something greater than themselves. This is in contrast to the idea of a…

Why Is Environmental Justice Important?

We all have an idea of what environmental justice is. It starts with the belief that we should all have air to breathe free of air pollution, water to drink that is free of contaminants, and land to live on…

Is Renewable Energy Sustainable?

If there’s one thing that every expert and their dog seems to agree on it’s that the current means of energy production is killing the planet. So far, the solution to this appears to be a huge investment in renewable…

A Sustainable Glossary of Terms For 2022

Active Transport The term active transport refers to the art of going from one place to another under your own steam. It encompasses activities such as walking, running, cycling, skating, scooting, skateboarding, etc. Biodegradable Something is biodegradable if it will…

Humanity Is Doomed, According to Young People

The Lancet recently published a shocking survey in which it found that more than half of young people today believe that the human race is doomed. Additionally, more than three quarters of them believe that the “future is frightening.” As…

Superbee Generates Buzz For Solutions To Plastic Waste

One of the largest problems facing humanity and, in turn, the planet is the use of plastics.  Humanity dumps 8 million tons of plastic waste into the oceans each year and millions more into landfill. And once it’s there? Plastic…