Methane in our drinking water, fire in our cups

Sustain Mizzou member Ellen Thommesen arranged this striking photograph illustrating possible effects of hydraulic fracking. Check out her blog to learn more about the photography and idea behind it: “Recently throughout the US there have been major problems with methane in drinking water. Residents that have depended on well water for many years are now…

Environmental News for Mid-Missouri

If environmental news doesn’t quite seem to hit home for you, then maybe Becky Thiele can help.  As a former editor-in-chief for Footprint, she knows her way around sustainability issues, and she’s now expanding the scope with a new blog, Mid-Missouri Green News.  Here’s what Miss Thiele says on the about page: The purpose of…

Covering Nature and Society in Costa Rica

In these last two weeks before school resumes, why not check out a currently very active blog over at Covering Nature and Society in Costa Rica?  It’s written by five MU School of Journalism students, who are there for two weeks to report on sustainability on the “rich coast.”  With three photojournalists, it’s sure to…

KOMU’s “8 Goes Green” blogs about Tiger Tailgate Recycling

One of the local broadcast stations, KOMU, runs a blog called “8 Goes Green.”  Today, they ran a post about Tiger Tailgate Recycling.  Our secretary and TTR leader, Maggie Holleman, wrote the article.  Our outreach table leader, Briney Bischof, took the photos. The Maneater also wrote about our project, in an article titled, “Sustain Mizzou…