SPEA researcher Kirsten Grønbjerg has spent the past several years studying non-profits in Indiana, and found that they may be even more important than we assume.
Since the mid-1970s, Vietnam has rapidly modernized, becoming the world's second fastest growing economy after China. But, as in many developing countries, growth has been accompanied by corruption.
“Flame retardants are structurally quite similar to PCBs, so there’s been a lot of toxicological reasoning by analogy,” Hites says. “PCBs have a long list of problems, and flame retardants are likely to have them too.”
In the early 1990s, in an effort to combat acid rain, the United States government initiated the sulfur dioxide emission allowance trading program.
According to a recent Census report, nearly 50 million Americans were living in poverty in 2009-a whopping 16% of the population.
Urban forests are just as important, and just as interesting, as their more iconic country cousins.
Electric cars, including the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf -- are coming.
There are some groups that have lots of resources and a great context and really aren't producing anything.
Should non-profit and charitable organizations be able to restrict who can join them?
The oil well leak in the Gulf of Mexico was an ecological disaster of immense proportions, putting countless plants, animals, and habitats at risk.