Plastic Microbeads Banned in the U.S.

On Dec. 28, President Obama signed a bill into law that bans the plastic microbeads found in body and facial scrubs and toothpastes. Approximately 1.4 trillion microbeads wash down the… Read More

Crop Biotechnology Impact on Developing Countries Part 1

According to an annual report from PG Economics, farmers in developing countries can benefit from GMO crops, particularly corn, soybeans, cotton, and canola. The report–GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental… Read More

4 Growing Niches for Consultants

Consultants play an important role for the companies and private clients that need their services. Consultant duties vary greatly, depending on the project and consulting niche. The projected growth for the… Read More

Governor Brown Takes on Climate Change in California

California Governor Jerry Brown has pledged to lead in the fight against climate change. His goal is to put 1.5 million zero-emission cars on the roads of his state over… Read More

Climate Change and Global Warming Part 2

Yesterday’s post focused on a leaked draft of a United Nations Report obtained by Bloomberg.com The document claims that humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet if… Read More

Climate Change and Global Warming Part 1

A leaked draft of a United Nations report  obtained by Bloomberg.com claims humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet unless something is done quickly to limit fossil… Read More

The Effects of Fracking on Newborn Babies

A recent study by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health, and published in Environmental Health Perspectives, examined the effects fracking on babies born near wells. Fracking, or hydraulic… Read More

Another Look at United Nations Environmental Assembly

Last month we spoke with Zintro expert Rick Rybeck about the first United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) taking place in Kenya. The Associate Press described it as a weeklong event… Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Recycling Industry

Namibia Green Technologies Looking for expert to help promotion of green technologies and low carbon development in Namibia its government project and funded by  government.Renewable energy,Water efficiency and recycling,Sustainable water… Read More

United Nations Environmental Assembly Meets in Kenya

Areas such as climate change, pollution, land degradation and access to water effect people all over the world, regardless of their country. The first United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in… Read More

Another Look at Online Mapping Tool Surging Seas

In an earlier post, Zintro experts weighed in with their opinions about Surging Seas, the new online mapping tool that displays the expected rise in sea levels for U.S. coastal… Read More

Online Mapping Tool Provides Sea Level Data

All U.S. coastal communities across the nation will soon be able to search their ZIP code for the potential risks of rising sea levels. Surging Seas is an online mapping… Read More

Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna Show Effects of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration backs researcher reports that crude oil from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Spill by BP may be responsible for heart defects and premature death… Read More

West Virginia Water Safety

The January 9 chemical spill in West Virginia that destroyed the drinking water of over 300,000 people has brought the need for stringent regulation to the forefront. There are thousands… Read More

Deadly Amoeba and Water Quality

Health officials found Naegleria fowleri, a deadly brain-eating amoeba, in the drinking water of two Louisiana parishes. According to Louisiana’s State Health Officer, chlorine levels will be increased in response… Read More

The Connection Between the Jellyfish Population and Climate Change

Researchers are claiming that environmental factors such as discharge of sewage and plastics, overfishing, and climate change are creating conditions for jellyfish to proliferate. The controversial opinion of these experts… Read More