Do Giant Pandas Hold The Key To Sustainable Fuels?

When considering the production of biofuels, concerns over the possible impact on food supply, and subsequently prices, arise. In response scientists have turned to plant waste such as corn cobs… Read More

Will Obama’s New Action Plan Mitigate Climate Change?

President Obama’s new climate action plan commits the U.S. to lower carbon emissions to 17% below those recorded in 2005 by the year 2020. The agenda proposes that this be… Read More

Zintro experts discuss Auto Industry trends

The auto industry is always changing one way or another, but it is being faced with some serious challenges, from greater regulation on emissions to addressing its role in the… Read More

“Zintro is the ideal place for connecting like minds” – Silvia Lac

Silvia Lac is a forester with a specialization in climate change and forests, agroforestry, carbon sequestration modeling, REDD+, and adaptations to climate change. She has worked in all UNFCC components,… Read More

Zintro fishing industry experts tackle complex concerns: Part 1

We asked Zintro fishing industry experts to provide an overview of the issues that keep them awake at night, whether it is ocean acidification’s impact on the shellfish industry, tighter… Read More

Climate change and Superstorms

The week that Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast US, Bloomberg Businessweek shouted from its cover – It’s Global Warming, Stupid. In a photograph, a car covered with sand onLong Island… Read More

Climate Change Becomes A Serious Threat

Global warming has become a serious threat, which not only changes ecosystems worldwide, but will also affect how multinational companies perform in the long-term. Zintro experts define viable solutions to… Read More

Seeking Experts To Work On Environmental Industry Consulting Projects

Environmental Services & Equipment I am looking to connect with one or more Environmental Services & Equipment Experts to discuss the US e-waste industry. Looking specifically for someone who can… Read More

The expansion of the Pacific garbage patch

  We turned to our Zintro experts to explain the environmental impact of great Pacific Garbage Patch. We wanted to know where it is and if debris from the Japanese… Read More

Ocean acidification impacts the world’s marine ecosystem

  Ocean acidification is an issue we do not hear about as much as climate change, but it is nevertheless as important. We asked our Zintro experts to explain the… Read More

Keystone XL Pipeline Pros and Cons

We asked our Zintro experts about the pros and cons of the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline. What are the risk factors for the environment? What kind of benefits does… Read More

Earthquake in Washington DC area

By Maureen Aylward With cracks in the Washington Monument and spires and statues toppled from the National Cathedral, the US East Coast earthquake was a wake up call. We asked… Read More

Geomatics and geospatial technology rolls with the changes

By Maureen Aylward If it’s true what they say about technology exponentially changing every two years, then the geomatics and geospatial technology may be in the running for some major… Read More

Hydraulic fracturing or fracking: Raising health and safety concerns

By Maureen Aylward Hydraulic fracturing or fracking, the most widely used drilling method to extract methane from shale beds, is under pressure because of safety and health concerns. We asked… Read More

There is a lot going on in aquaculture

We have found that Zintro has many experts who are interested in aquaculture and want to share their expertise; after all it is a new and growing field that has… Read More

What kinds of renewable energy technologies are poised to grow to meet energy demands if nuclear power becomes a diminished option?

With nuclear power plants under scrutiny across the US, thoughts turn toward renewable energy as a potential replacement. Even Germany is beginning to phase out its nuclear power plants in… Read More