Sea-Level Rise: Adapting to Submerging Properties Along America’s Coastlines

Sea levels are rising, there’s no use denying it. How will we adapt to changing coastlines as shorefront buildings and roads become inundated? So many individuals, families, and organizations who own oceanfront property are at risk. Is shore protection—building barriers to hold back the sea—the only viable option? Perhaps not. As far back as 1998, […]

Misfit Strawberry

Food Waste: “Ugly Fruits”

Yesterday, I was pleased to hear that the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency joined forces to announce the U.S.’s first official national goal to decrease food waste: Their aim is to cut food waste in half by the year 2030.

How to use a semicolon

Evolving Punctuation

An unusual article caught my eye yesterday—about punctuation, of all things. I haven’t given much thought to punctuation since grammar school. (Except for the confusing semicolon, which haunts my dreams to this day…)