Phoenix Forward - Environment

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Enhance your understanding of the environment with articles on hot topics like the tar sands pipeline, alternative energy sources and developments in sustainability.

STEM fields

Why consider a career in a STEM field?

You may have heard the term “STEM” in the news and in conversations about job ...

Women in science

Why more women should consider science degrees

Despite the wealth of job opportunities for people with science degrees, there ...

Living in a straw house isn’t just a fairy tale

You might think straw houses only exist in “The Three Little Pigs.” But ...

What is an environmentally sustainable business?

Today, an increasing number of companies use the words “green” or ...

Buy local

5 foods to buy locally

You probably know there are advantages to buying locally grown food: It’s ...

Are environmental toxins making people fat?

Wonder where those extra 5 pounds you can’t lose are coming from? Some ...

Environmental science opportunities

How you can use an environmental science degree

If you’re fascinated by headlines about toxic oil spills and carbon emissions, ...

Study science

Why study science?

If you enjoy investigating the natural world or doing experiments to solve ...

Utility bills

5 surprising ways to save on utility bills

We’re experiencing the hottest summers on record — and that means high utility ...

Green community

5 eco-friendly innovations in green communities

While some of us still must remind ourselves to recycle scraps of paper or turn ...

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